Chu2022WEBL to R: Elizabeth Gunn and Meghan HarrisonThe Chu Family has generously donated funds to Children's of Alabama and the Department of Pediatrics to support educational initiatives. A portion of this donation has been set aside for the pediatric fellows to fund scholarships for fellows who apply. Candidates were selected on a competitive basis. These awards will provide funds for tuition, books and fees related to their educational endeavors.

The Dixon Foundation supports the Dixon Pediatric Fellowship training program for fellows who intend to pursue an academic career with a research emphasis (ranging from basic and translational science to education or QI-centric research) in approved pediatric subspecialties.

DirClincalAffairsFYIF2022L to R: Marsha Reid and Stephanie PerryAfter more than 23 years of service to the UAB Department of Pediatrics, Marsha Reid, director of Clinical Operations, will be retiring on May 31, 2022. 

HESSpringWeekend2WEBThe Health Equity Scholars with Charles Moore, education program manager of the Birmingham Civil Rights InstituteThe UAB Pediatrics Health Equity Scholars had their Spring Immersive Weekend on March 25-26.

BMTLeadershipChangesWEBL to R: Fred Goldman and Joe ChewningIt is with great appreciation the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology announces the retirement of Frederick Goldman, M.D., professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and the director of the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program at Children's of Alabama effective April 1, 2022. Dr. Goldman will remain a member of the division in a part-time capacity until September 30, 2022.

The Pediatric Fellowship office is seeking applications for the Chu Family Educational Scholarship for Fall 2022. Candidates will be selected on a competitive basis and upon a Review Committee’s analysis of the written application. For the academic year starting in July 2022, one to two candidates will be selected to receive a $5000 scholarship for their chosen educational endeavor.

The Department of Pediatrics is now seeking applications for the Dixon Fellowship Training Program for the 2022 academic year. Candidates will be selected on a competitive basis and upon a Review Committee’s analysis of the written application. As part of this prestigious award, recipients benefit from salary support and an additional $5,000 per year discretionary funds to support research and continuing education activities. 

Please join us in welcoming our incoming intern class! We are so proud to have these incredibly strong, academically talented interns joining our Residency Programs in June. Thank you for all of your help recruiting these new interns!

teenhealthweekvideoimageWEBBirmingham Teen Health Week promotes healthy behaviors in adolescents and demonstrates the need for supporting and understanding the importance of adolescent health in our communities.

DOPStaffAwardsWEB2022L to R: Stephanie Perry, Margie McNair, Adrianne Marbury, Robin Geurs and Patricia OverstreetThe Department of Pediatrics would like to introduce the inaugural Department of Pediatrics Staff Recognition Awards. These awards were created to honor staff members throughout the department for their contribution and commitment to the department's mission. Our staff are essential to making our department run, and this is an opportunity to show our appreciation.