Big Springs Specialty Care Center is a skilled nursing facility that accommodates 145 residents. It is located 2 blocks west of H-1, and provides outpatient experience in geriatrics, with ample opportunity for the resident to diagnose and treat conditions unique to the geriatric population. The local facility director is Dr. Melissa Behringer. UAB Internal Medicine faculty member, Dr. Farrah Ibrahim, a board-certified geriatrician, is the geriatrics and palliative care coordinator for our program.