Opioid Stewardship Program reduced unnecessary pills by 1 million
Excess opioid pills in the community can fuel dependency. The UAB Opioid Stewardship Program reduced the number of pills in circulation by over 1 million, all while improving pain management for patients.
Alabama artist who nearly died creates art for the people who saved him
After being burned in an explosion three years ago, Delrico Gibson thought he would never use his hands again. Now, see the art he created for his first responders, surgeons, therapists, and caregivers in the “Strings of Gratitude” exhibition.
Clinical Nurse Mentoring Program completes first cohort
In February 2023, the Clinical Nurse Mentoring for Professional Growth track within UAB’s Mentoring Program celebrated the completion of its first cohort. Nurses are encouraged to apply this month to be mentees or mentors for the second cohort, which begins in fall 2023.
Seven health screenings every man should get, and when
Health screenings can detect diseases before they show symptoms and when treatments are more effective, yet more than half of American men skip their recommended annual checkups. Don’t put it off – check out this list of seven screenings that every man should get, and when.