NEWS

Telepsychiatry: Moving Mental Health Care Closer to Rural Patients

In Alabama, 42 percent of the population lives in a federally designated mental health professional shortage area. In the state’s rural communities, mental health services are in even shorter supply.

On Rounds – Spring/Summer 2011

The latest issue of On Rounds is now available! The Spring/Summer 2011 issue contains stories on the college’s efforts in Telepsychiatry, automatic external defibrillators, research on a number of issues, and updates on the state of the college.

Special Emphasis Week – Hot Topics

Mark your calendars for Special Emphasis Week from September 19 – 22. For a full list of events, please click here. Special Emphasis Week will be CME accredited.

Emergency Medicine Series – July and August 2011

August 23th: “Acute Renal Failure” – Scott Arnold, MD
August 25th: “Pulmonary Edema” – Ross Vaughn, MD
August 26th: “GYN Emergenices” – Stretch Reed, MD

Smoke and Mirrors – Dr. Alan Blum

Please join us in the Health Sciences Library on Friday, May 27 at noon for Dr. Alan Blum’s presentation entitled “Smoke and Mirrors – A history of America’s leading preventable cause of death and disease — and out efforts to end it.”