MicrosoftTeams image 18 copy 2L to R: Elizabeth Alva and Matthew KutnyAs of July 1, 2022, Elizabeth “Lilly” Alva, M.D., MSPH, assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, will be taking over as director of the Pediatric Solid Tumor Program. In this capacity, she will oversee and help grow and develop clinical, research, and educational aspects of the solid tumor program.

MicrosoftTeams image 18 copyL to R: Justin Bailey and David TaylorJustin Bailey, M.D., and David Taylor, M.D., were named the 2022 Joe LaRussa Interns of the Year.

AshworthAwardphoto2022WEBL to R: Candice Dye and Claire CordesClaire Cordes, M.D., a 2022 UAB Pediatric resident graduate, is this year’s recipient of the the Carolyn Ashworth, M.D. Pediatric Primary Care Award.

Lai ByronWEBThrough the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Partner Network Pilot Program, the CCTS aims to develop the future research workforce and combat health disparities in our region by supporting pilot research that addresses scientific questions across the translational spectrum.

FYI StagnoLectureWEBL to R: McGee Hopper, Sergio Stagno and Emily PoindexterThe Pediatric Residency Program was honored to have Sergio Stagno, M.D., professor emeritus, give the annual “Last Lecture” on June 15th. Each year, chief residents select a speaker whom they feel has significantly impacted their education and development in residency.

Ladinsky Morissa 1 2016WEBMorissa Ladinsky, M.D., associate professor in the Division of Academic General Pediatrics, was elected to the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee of the UAB Faculty Senate.

Bingham Sarah 2021WEBSarah Bingham, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, received the Pediatric Instructor of the Year Award by the UAB Emergency Medicine Residency Program.

ResidentEducator2022WEBTop L to R: James Dunville, Chloe Meyer Braun, Andrew Donahue, Natalie Soyster and David TaylorThe winners of the Resident Educator Award are recognized for their time and dedication to educating medical students during their Pediatric rotations. The award is voted on by each medical student throughout the year at the conclusion of their pediatric rotation.  

Webb Tennille 2017WEBTennille Webb, M.D., assistant professor in Division of Nephrology, has been recognized as the June 2022 American Society Pediatric Nephrology (ASPN) member of the month. 

WaltJohnsonAward2022WEBThe Walt “The Rock” Johnson Award is given to the resident(s) with the highest cumulative score in the monthly Walt “The Rock” Johnson quiz. Congratulations to the 2022 winners: