19 episodes

Step into UAB's thriving academic medical center and learn about the programs and concepts that make UAB Heersink School of Medicine unique. In each episode, Heersink leadership hosts candid conversations with the people who are powering science and medicine at UAB, in Birmingham, and around the globe.

The Checkup UAB Heersink School of Medicine

    • Health & Fitness
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Step into UAB's thriving academic medical center and learn about the programs and concepts that make UAB Heersink School of Medicine unique. In each episode, Heersink leadership hosts candid conversations with the people who are powering science and medicine at UAB, in Birmingham, and around the globe.

    Health disparities in medicine

    Health disparities in medicine

    Richard deShazo, M.D., professor emeritus in the department of Medical Education, is the latest guest on 'The Checkup' podcast, hosted by Selwyn Vickers, M.D., FACS, dean of the UAB Heersink School of Medicine, CEO of the UAB Health System, and CEO of the UAB/Ascension St. Vincent’s Alliance. Together they discuss the civil rights movement in equity and healthcare.

    • 15 min
    United by One Mission

    United by One Mission

    Tony Jones, M.D., chief physician executive and senior associate dean for Clinical Affairs, interviews Dr. Selwyn Vickers on his transition to CEO of the UAB Health System and the UAB/Ascension St. Vincent's Alliance while still serving as dean of the Heersink School of Medicine.

    • 20 min
    The HEARTbreaking impact of socioeconomic disparities

    The HEARTbreaking impact of socioeconomic disparities

    Adam Wende, Ph.D., associate professor in the Division of Molecular and Cellular Pathology in the Department of Pathology, is the latest guest on ‘The Checkup’ podcast, hosted by Selwyn Vickers, M.D., FACS, dean of the Heersink School of Medicine. Together, they discuss the racial and socioeconomic disparities associated with heart failure outcomes.

    • 17 min
    The gift of life through transplant with Dr. Jayme Locke

    The gift of life through transplant with Dr. Jayme Locke

    Jayme Locke, M.D., MPH, director of the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute, is the latest guest on ‘The Checkup’ podcast, hosted by Selwyn Vickers, M.D., FACS, dean of the School of Medicine. Together, they discuss the impact of CTI on kidney transplant regionally, how UAB’s transplant program is unique, transplant during COVID-19, and much more.

    • 35 min
    Staying well with Dr. Irfan Asif

    Staying well with Dr. Irfan Asif

    During National Wellness Month, Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, dean of the School of Medicine, sits down with Irfan Asif, M.D., associate dean for Primary Care and Rural Health, to discuss ways to stay well mentally and physically during the current COVID-19 surge, how community health impacts individual health, and wellness from a department level in the School of Medicine.

    • 21 min
    Growing a culture of mentorship and professional development

    Growing a culture of mentorship and professional development

    Anupam Agarwal, M.D., FASN, and Jean Ann Larson, Ph.D., join Dean Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, to discuss growing opportunities of mentorship and sponsorship, as well as leadership and professional development at UAB School of Medicine.

    • 23 min

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