Tops in Organ Donation


Medal of Honor for Organ Donation

SAMC is one of only three hospitals in the state to receive the Medal of Honor for Organ Donation. SAMC is a three-time winner.

Last AMEC Class

Eight medical students from Nova Southeastern University (NOVA) in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and8215AMECStudentsJune2013-310x153 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia campus (GA-PCOM) are doing third and fourth year rotations at SAMC as part of their medical educations through the Alabama Medical Education Consortium (AMEC) pipeline. Pictured, front row, from left, are: Diane Peterson, director, Medical Staff Services; Judy Higby, AMEC site coordinator; Sarah Heathcote, NOVA; David Krapf, NOVA; Joshua Ruiz, NOVA; and Veronica Romanow, NOVA; back row, Katie White, GA-PCOM; Michael Kinning, NOVA; Catherine Perrault, GA-PCOM; Sam Armstrong, NOVA; and James Jones, DO, regional director, Medical Education. AMEC will become a function at the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine which opens in August.

State Medical Board President

Dr. Flanagan

MASA President

Dothan anesthesiologist Michael T. Flanagan, MD,is the 2013-2014 president of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.