Displaying items by tag: department of surgery

Kidney transplant recipients used to have to come to UAB for their post-transplant appointments. But thanks to telehealth, they no longer have to travel long distances to see their doctors.
A Dothan man is back on the hiking trail following a rare soft tissue tumor treated by UAB’s “Sarcoma King.”
After providing UAB's School of Medicine with HIV-positive deceased donor transplant protocols, UAB aims to return the favor to Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa by providing paired exchange transplant training
UAB's Enhanced Recovery After Surgery pathway uses technology to improve patient recovery from major surgery.
Watch a bleeding-control demonstration and join in with questions live as trauma surgeons show benefits of kits in public settings.
As national deceased donor transplants top 10,000, UAB and AOC credit increase to "hero" donors and broader organ acceptance criteria.
The Compleat Physician Award is given each year to a U.S. physician who embodies medical excellence and humane and ethical care.

A TEDx Birmingham talk by Jayme Locke inspires an Alabamian to donate altruistically and save more lives.

UAB is one of only three hospitals in the United States to receive a three-star ranking in each of the five categories of surgery.

Michael Cox is kidney transplant recipient No. 10,000. Tony Adams became the 10,001st recipient after his brother — and UAB employee — Daniel Adams became his donor.
UAB employees spearheaded an effort that led to the university’s adopting the paid leave benefits policy earlier this year — and then they carried their initiative to the state level.
Nearly 200 surgeons are expected in Birmingham as UAB hosts the second annual national meeting of the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons.

Alina Franke registered to donate her bone marrow in Hamburg, Germany, in 2009. She wound up being the one person in 24 million around the world on the Be The Match registry to be the perfect match that Jimmy Roberson needed.

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