NEWS

College’s Family Medicine Residency fills 2016 class

The College’s Tuscaloosa Family Medicine Residency welcomes 14 new residents this year into its Class of 2016. A total of 65 candidates were interviewed for the available 14 residency positions, and the three-year residency was able to fill all the positions through the match process. Through the National Residency Match Program, residency programs across the […]

Health care is more than medicine

The University of Alabama sponsored a free screening of the documentary “Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare,” which first appeared at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. The American health care system can change for the better, but it’s up to leaders to spark a conversation about real change and it’s up to people to […]

Verizon Foundation Grant Expands Access to Diabetes Education Program

A nearly $20,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation has enabled the College to expand a program that teaches diabetic patients how to better manage their disease. The College’s Diabetes Self-Management Education Program is now offered at the Sumter County Health Center in York, Ala., and will soon be offered at the Rush Clinic in Livingston, […]

Residency Recruiting in Peak Season

The recruiting season for the College’s Tuscaloosa Family Medicine Residency is currently underway for the 2013-2014 academic year. With 65 candidates interviewed, the residency office has finished its interview season and recently hosted its Second Look Weekend. The weekend gives residency candidates the opportunity to get to know the College’s faculty and residents as well […]

Pediatrics Chair Retires from College

Michael Taylor, MD, retired from the College on January 31, 2013, after almost 22 years of service. Taylor was a professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics. For the education and training of medical students, the College is also a branch campus of The University of Alabama School of Medicine, headquartered in Birmingham. Taylor […]