Professional Development Office

Our office provides confidential counseling, consultation and coaching for medical students, graduate students, residents, fellows and faculty within the School of Medicine/UAB Medicine. Whether you have a personal or professional concern, we are committed to your physical, emotional and professional well-being. Some common reasons people seek us out are for stress management, depression, anxiety, burnout, family and relationship issues, communication difficulties, substance abuse issues, and career/academic concerns.

Make an Appointment

Call (205) 731-9799

Services

  • Comprehensive one-on-one assessments & consultations
  • Individual counseling & coaching
  • Group sessions
  • Ongoing monitoring
  • Team building
  • Educational lectures & workshops
  • CME events
  • Referral assistance

Our Location

John N Whitaker Building
500 22nd Street South, Suite 504A
Birmingham, AL 35233
P: (205) 731-9799
F: (205) 731-9798

Our Staff

Sandra Frazier, MD, Medical Director, Assistant Dean of Professional Development

Adrianne Raymond, LPC, Program Director

Sherry Ward, Administrative Associate

Frequently Asked Questions

Call us at (205) 731-9799 to make an appointment. You do not need a referral.
Generally, we can make an appointment to see you within 1 to 2 days.
Our services are free to all MDs, PhDs, residents, fellows, and graduate students within the School of Medicine/UAB Medicine.
Yes. Your visit will be confidential unless you are judged to be an imminent danger to yourself or others. If you were referred and sign a written release of information to your referral source, we will relay pertinent work or school-related information, while at the same time striving to protect your privacy. Generally, only recommendations are shared with your referral source. We are not associated with the Alabama Physician Health Program or the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners.
No. All documentation is secured within our office.