Established by a committee of individuals from across the university and UAB Medicine, Wellness Week is designed to help the UAB community prioritize rest, well-being, mindfulness, movement and good nutrition.

Published in Be Healthy

A pandemic-era exception to UAB vacation accrual policy, originally set to expire Dec. 31, now is extended through 2023.

Published in Benefits & Policies

A 21-member committee will guide the national search with assistance from executive talent firm AMN Healthcare.

Published in Leadership
After the emergency has passed, where can a snakebite survivor go for answers on healing? UAB’s follow-up clinic, launched in 2021, is part of a comprehensive program evaluating new diagnostics, coordinated care and other innovations.
Published in Advances
UAB Health System’s senior director of Infection Prevention breaks down the chain of transmission and how we all can lower our risk of getting sick.
Published in Be Healthy

Malcolm Marler, D.Min., chaplain and senior director of UAB Pastoral Care, was honored in February with the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Shared Values.

Published in Awards & Honors

Beginning Jan. 17, Seventh Avenue South between the 16th and 18th Streets South will be closed for approximately three weeks to enable infrastructure to be installed in preparation for construction of the new Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility.

Published in Campus News

UAB Hospital’s Clinical Practice Transformation group has developed a unique method for helping teams come together to create change and boost employee satisfaction. Although it was designed for health care, it can work in any setting, they say.

Published in Advances
One of the largest simulation groups in the country will become two separate teams as of July 2022 to meet current and future growth: UAB Clinical Simulation for the Health System and the Office of Interprofessional Simulation for the academic campus.
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UAB and UAB Medicine will raise the minimum wage for full-time regular status employees from $13 per hour to $14 per hour in January 2022, with additional raises planned in coming months.

Published in Campus News

Lisa Harvey, Timothy Key, Malcolm Marler, Kerry McAlpine, Akia McCurdy and Justin Roth are the first six honorees of the UAB Shared Values in Action Program launched this year to honor employees whose work best exemplifies institutional values.

Published in Awards & Honors

A vaccine site volunteer offers an insider’s view of the great shot-in-the-arm effort that can turn the tide against COVID-19.

Published in Get Involved

From doctors to chaplains to counselors, UAB employees supported patients, students and each other with compassionate care using telehealth, mental health apps, innovative testing strategies and more.

Published in Be Healthy

2020 was the year for telehealth: Pandemic safety restrictions led to a 2,000% increase in telehealth patient volume for UAB eMedicine this past year and saved patients more than a quarter of a million hours of travel time.

Published in Advances

Computer-based simulations offer realism, promote empathy and enable experimentation to practice essential skills.

Published in Teaching & Learning

Before patients arrive, experts use computer models to design the safest, most efficient workflows for staff and providers and reduce wait times.

Published in Advances

Each year, UAB’s official photographers capture tens of thousands of images as they document the incredible variety of events and personalities that make up our community. Here are some of our favorite photos of some of the most dramatic months in UAB history.

Published in Go Blazers!

Leadership is working to respond to challenges some employees will face as K-12 school districts adopt hybrid teaching plans for the fall terms

Published in Benefits & Policies

UAB BTS logo FINALGet a glimpse into how employees are continuing their unique and important work during UAB’s limited business operations.

Published in Behind the Scenes

retro art streamIn 1977, the world’s first effective treatment for a viral disease occurred at University Hospital when Richard Whitley, M.D., and Charles Alford developed vidarabine. Now, investigators across UAB have mobilized their research interests to help us better understand and fight coronavirus.

Published in Retro'spectives

Antibody testing can reveal if a person has been exposed to the novel coronavirus in the past. More research needs to be done before we know if that means they are “protected” from COVID-19.

Published in Advances

Coronavirus breeds loneliness, which is as bad for the health as heavy smoking. The longtime director of UAB’s Pastoral Care program shares how best to reach out to others in need.

Published in UAB in the Community

As UAB Hospital copes with coronavirus, Pastoral Care chaplains walk the halls to support “a lot of really tired, amazing employees.”

Published in Patient Care

UAB podcasts can help you stay safe online, sharpen your skills and connect with fellow Blazers.

Published in Tools & Technology

Emergency Medicine's Christopher Greene, M.D., and Infectious Diseases Director Jeanne Marrazzo, M.D., share the latest on the new coronavirus, precautions in the ED and updates on therapeutics to prevent and treat the illness in this video. Read about campus plans and responses on the UAB Updates tab at uab.edu/coronavirus.

Published in Campus Safety
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