Displaying items by tag: department of family and community medicine

Irfan Asif takes on a new role as associate dean for Primary Care and Rural Health in the UAB School of Medicine.
Irfan Asif, M.D., has been working with the team since last year, helping them safely train and remain in peak physical shape during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new course, “Holding Space: Power of Storytelling in Medicine,” teaches medical students to see patients as storytellers and experts about their own lives.
The flu and COVID-19 have several overlapping symptoms and could cause a “twindemic” this winter. How can you protect yourself and family from both viruses?
The virus responsible for COVID-19 seems to have an affinity for the heart, leading to concerns for an increase in heart issues among young athletes.
The flu vaccine can prevent the flu entirely, or limit the severity and duration of a bout with the disease.
UAB’s Department of Family and Community Medicine will launch new programs aimed at reducing the projected shortfall of 600 primary care physicians in the state by 2030.
Worried about how you will manage life changes brought on by coronavirus? Hear from a UAB doctor — and parent — how she is planning to do it.
Birmingham’s professional soccer team, Legion FC, is gearing up for the 2020 season, and UAB Sports Medicine is there to keep them healthy and on the field.
Researchers will study innovative strategies to better engage populations most at risk, most vulnerable, and least likely to have access to eye care to detect and manage glaucoma and other eye diseases in community-based settings.
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