Lauren Tanner, M.D., has been named the new director of the UAB Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. A 2016 graduate of the fellowship, Tanner steps into this position as an assistant professor in the Division of Acute Care Surgery, associate program director of the UAB General Surgery Residency and co-director of the UAB Women in Surgery Program.

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“I am excited to assume the role of fellowship director and look forward to continuing to maintain our surgical critical fellowship at the highest level,” Tanner said. “We are expanding our training from two to four fellows this academic year with plans to provide a truly robust curriculum of core rotations mixed with various electives for a comprehensive trauma and critical care experience.”