June 24, 2014Cathie Scarbrough, MD, an assistant professor in the College’s Department of Family Medicine and assistant director of The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency, was selected to the University of North Carolina Faculty Development Fellowship in Chapel Hill. This mid-career program for medical educators has a history of developing graduates for careers as leaders in family medicine education. The program is a one-year commitment, including six weeks in the Family Medicine Residency at Chapel Hill, and includes training and experiential projects in medical education, teaching, management and scholarship. Scarbrough started the program in June, joining the 36th fellowship class, which consists of a diverse group of educators coming from a variety of community, university and military family medicine programs. Jared Ellis, MD, an assistant professor in the College’s Department of Family Medicine and associate director of The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency, recently completed the fellowship. “The opportunity to interact with and learn with leading peers from around the nation has been an incredible opportunity,” Ellis says.