UAB’s General Surgery Residency Program provides outstanding clinical experience for trainees along with many unique educational opportunities—an impressive breadth of clinical exposure, research participation, unparalleled robotic surgical training, international training opportunities, and more.

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We seek the support of our alumni, faculty and friends in order to further strengthen the outstanding training resources offered at UAB. Through a gift to the Marshall M. Urist Society, you can demonstrate your commitment to training the next generation of leading surgeons. Gifts to the society help ensure the continued excellence of residency training in the Department of Surgery by supporting new training technology, travel to conferences, resident research, international training opportunities, facilities upgrades, and more.


About Marshall Urist, M.D.


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Dr. Urist was recruited to UAB in 1981 as an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Surgery, and led the Section of Surgical Oncology from 1985 until 2007. Dr. Urist also served as the Director of the General Surgery Residency Program from 1991 to 2012. Throughout his career, Dr. Urist has had the distinct privilege and responsibility of preparing our residents to serve as the next generation of surgical leaders in Alabama and across the country.


Membership Benefits

We invite all alumni and friends to become a member of the Marshall M. Urist General Surgery Residency Society. Gifts are cumulative throughout one's lifetime, and estate gifts are welcome. Once a person's cumulative giving reaches $50,000, he/she becomes a Lifetime Member. Membership in the Marshall Urist General Surgery Residency Society includes, but is not limited to the following benefits:

  • Invitation to the annual Urist Society Reception at American College of Surgeons
  • Annual update about UAB General Surgery Residency
  • Lapel pin 
Exclusive Lifetime Member Benefits:
  • Invitation to Lifetime Members Annual Luncheon with the Chair
  • Recognition on signage at Marshall M. Urist Society events

Members and friends of the Marshall M. Urist, M.D., Society attend a gold tournament at last year's Urist Society event.Members and friends of the Marshall M. Urist, M.D., Society attend a golf tournament at the 2016 Urist Society event. View more here.


Join Now

Make your gift to the Marshall M. Urist Society today. You may give online or contact Jessica Towns, executive director of development for Strategic Planning in the UAB School of Medicine, by phone at (205) 934-9302 or by email at jtowns7@uab.edu.


Thank You

The Marshall M. Urist Society appreciates the support of all its sponsors.

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