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Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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UAB’s House Calls program is bringing COVID-19 vaccines to homebound patients and their eligible caregivers who live within 30-40 miles from UAB.
The UAB Supportive Care Clinic recently moved to its newest location in the Kirklin Clinic, with new telehealth, counseling and therapy rooms, and a collection of local art.
UAB’s Center for Palliative and Supportive Care will present a virtual summit on palliative care in Nov.
The unit is designed to provide nursing home residents with the skilled care they need while recovering from COVID-19 in a safe environment.
The special unit for COVID-19-positive nursing home residents will help slow disease spread and provide care to this vulnerable population.
In partnership with community members, researchers at UAB created the first culturally based protocol for patients living with a serious illness or facing end-of-life care.
A program inspired by a doctor who lost her father during the coronavirus pandemic is now being used to help patients who cannot be with loved ones in the hospital.

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the palliative care program at UAB, the team and volunteers created a book consisting of essays from health care providers and the loved ones of former patients.

Community members from Beaufort, South Carolina, trained palliative care physicians on how to have culturally appropriate conversations with their patients based on their backgrounds and ethnicities.
UAB Medicine joins more than 100 health systems acknowledged as working to make high-quality care for older adults even more tailored to patients’ goals and preferences.
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