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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.

We seek the support of our alumni, faculty and friends in order to further strengthen the outstanding training resources offered at UAB. We hope that you will consider the following giving options.

Support the UAB General Surgery Residency Program

  • General Surgery Residency Program Awards

    Gifts to the General Surgery Residency Program Awards provide resources for the annual recognition of outstanding residents in the categories of resident teaching, chief resident of the year, intern of the year, and academic achievement.

  • General Surgery Residency Program Fund

    The General Surgery Residency Program Fund provides vital discretionary resources to ensure our residents are provided the most meaningful and immersive educational experience possible. Gifts to the fund support the residency program’s greatest needs and emerging priorities, and provide necessary tools such as surgical loupes, reference materials, and simulation events.

  • Marshall M. Urist Society

    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 Urist Society event. View more here.

     Join Now

    Make your gift to the Marshall M. Urist Society today. You may give below or contact Megann Bates Cain, MPPM at (205) 934-7408 or meganncain@uabmc.edu.

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