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The annual initiative from UAB Employee Wellness provides a free, 15-minute health screening to all benefit-eligible UAB, UAB Hospital, UAB LLC, UAB Health System/UA Health Services Foundation and Cooper Green employees.

Earlier this year, UAB was recognized as one of just 13 institutions ranked as national leaders in racial and gender diversity in leadership. We asked 12 women senior leaders to answer one question: What advice would you give a young woman who aspires to a career like the one you've achieved? Read their answers.

UAB kicks off its annual Summer of Wellness initiative with free access to the Campus Recreation Center each Thursday in June.

The Office of Learning and Development is hosting confidential, one-hour Zoom focus groups aimed at improving the onboarding process for future Blazers.

Christy Manning, Adrienne Fowler Payne and Davis “Ed” Ramsey are the first-quarter 2022 honors for the UAB Shared Values in Action Program.

Join UAB Human Resources for Meet HR and Friends 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 22 on the Campus Green to meet representatives from Human Resources and other UAB departments and learn about their services, plus participate in giveaways and games, win prizes and more.

More than 300 employees with 20 or more years of service will be honored during the annual Service Awards Program reception 2 p.m. April 11 in the Hilton Birmingham at UAB. Vithal K. Ghanta, Jerry G. Spenney, Joseph G. Van Matre and Richard J. Whitley will be honored for 50 years of service to UAB, and George M. Munchus III, Gregory E. Pence, Donna J. Slovenksy and Michael V. Yester will be honored for 45.

The UAB Employee Assistance and Counseling Center’s One-at-a-Time Therapy option is now available to all clients — including couples and families.

This past year, more than 4,500 employees activated their My Health Rewards account, and more than 3,400 logged enough healthy behaviors to receive a payout of $50 or more.

Learning and development specialist Amber Anderson was selected as one of the Birmingham Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40” for 2021.
The 13th cohort selected for Blaze Leadership Academy includes 25 faculty and staff from all UAB schools and the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as eight VP units and UAB Hospital.

Each Wednesday in October, join Walk with Wellness meetings on the UAB Walking Trails. Stop by anytime from 11 a.m.-noon for 15-minute group walk-alongs; start times will be staggered, and social distancing will be enforced.

The network of prominently displayed signage and murals aims to reach people in moments of struggle and is part of a larger initiative focused on supporting and assisting the entire UAB community.

May will begin work full time at UAB Nov. 1 leading human resource units responsible for ensuring a positive employee experience at each point along the employee continuum.

A new offering from UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center will help employees address a specific issue in a single, goal-oriented therapy session.

Discover how the latest class in UAB’s flagship leadership development program for high-potential faculty and staff responded to the pandemic; nominations for fall 2021 class are open now.
Staff in all campus schools and units in workgroup A will continue to use UAB's standard process and timeframe for annual performance evaluations. The performance management app opens for use July 1 and must be completed by Sept. 30.

UAB and UAB Medicine employees will be able to keep and roll over any unused personal holidays though June 2022 and get an extra day to celebrate Juneteenth. 

UAB kicks off its annual Summer of Wellness initiative with ways to help you stay well. Bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic into a healthier lifestyle with free access to the Campus Recreation Center each Thursday in June.

UAB has initiated a national search to replace retiring Chief Human Resources Officer Alesia Jones, who has served UAB for 27 years.

Take those personal holidays before the one-time roll-over exemption expires.

With UAB’s fiscal year approaching the midpoint, now is a great time to review best practices and hear from a panel of employee supervisors about coaching and development planning 9 a.m. April 21.

The two-phase reentry plan is a flexible solution that will enable students to return to full-time classroom instruction during the summer and fall terms, as directed by the UA System Board of Trustees.

This year, the university recognizes 50 years of service by Jeanne Hutchison, Ph.D., and Ferdinand Urthaler, M.D., and 45 years of service by Robert Kim M.D., and Joseph Lovetto. In addition, 294 employees with 20 or more years and 904 with five, 10 and 15 years will honored for their longevity.

This year, the new President’s Award for Excellence in Shared Values honors Blazers who demonstrated one or more of UAB’s shared values in the course of their work during the extraordinary times presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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