som annual reportThe University of Alabama School of Medicine is a multi-campus medical school with UAB serving as the main campus and three regional campuses: Huntsville (UAB-Huntsville campus), Montgomery (UAB-Montgomery campus), and Tuscaloosa (University of Alabama), as well as a residency program in Selma, AL. All students spend their first two years of medical school in Birmingham.  Students are assigned to one of four regional campuses for their clinical years: Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery or Tuscaloosa.

The school was established as the Medical College of Alabama in 1945 and renamed as the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1969. The regional campuses at Tuscaloosa and Huntsville were established in 1972, and the Huntsville campus joined UAB in 1995. The Montgomery regional campus was established in 2012 with classes beginning in 2014, and the Montgomery Internal Medicine Residency program has been affiliated with the school since 1978. The Selma Family Medicine Residency program was established in 1977.


Leadership

Senior Vice President & Dean: Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D.
Regional Campus Deans: Robert M. Centor, M.D. (Huntsville), Wickliffe J. Many, Jr., M.D. (Montgomery), Richard H. Streiffer, M.D. (Tuscaloosa)


Faculty

Campus

Full-Time

Part-Time

Voluntary

Irregular

Birmingham (Basic Sciences) 256 0 94  18
Birmingham (Clinical) 1155 29 923  84
Huntsville 19 3 108  45
Montgomery 5 3 82  91
Tuscaloosa 54 5 178  0*
Selma Family Medicine Residency 4 0 1
Total 1493 40 1386 238 

* Irregular category not used at Tuscaloosa

 

Students

Campus

Current Enrollment

Physicians Trained

Last 10 Years

To Date

Birmingham 624 1038 6712
Huntsville 68 307 955
Montgomery 38 5* 5*
Tuscaloosa 62 311 880
Total 792 1661 8552

* First Montgomery students started in May 2014.

 

Residents

Campus/Program

Current Enrollment

Physicians Trained

Last 10 Years

To Date

Birmingham (all programs) 872 2345 4462 since 1995
Huntsville Family Medicine 36 118 430 since 1972
Huntsville Internal Medicine 24 24 24 since 2014
Montgomery Internal Medicine 27 145 364 since 1978
Selma Family Medicine 15 53 150 since 1977
Total 974 2685 --

 


Entering Classes/Applicants

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Entering Class

176

185

186

186

186

Residents of Alabama 150 155 167  155  160 
Non-residents 26 30 19  31  26 
Undergraduate Colleges 50 55 47  52  53 
Mean Age (at application) 23.5 24.0 23.2  23.7  23.8 
Youngest 21 22 21  21  20 
Oldest 39  43  33  39  40 
Mean Undergraduate Total GPA 3.76 3.72 3.76  3.73  3.72 
Mean Old MCAT - Total 29.9 30.0 30.0  30.2  30.2 
Verbal Reasoning 9.6 9.8 9.8  9.8  9.8 
Physical Sciences 9.9 9.9 9.9  9.9  10.0 
Biological Sciences 10.5 10.3 10.3  10.5  10.4 
Mean MCAT 2015 - Total         506.9 
Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems         126.4 
Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills         126.6 
Biological and Biophysical Foundations of Living Systems         126.8 
Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior         127.1 

Applicants

2599

2866

3107

3720

3845

Residents of Alabama 401 463 438  482  503 
Non-residents 2198 2403 2669  3238  3342 

Applicants Interviewed

349

373

408 

415 

479

Residents of Alabama 244 272 286  272  302 
Non-residents 105 101 122  143  177 

Applicants Accepted

238

267

258 

265 

265

Residents of Alabama 177 199 193  195  196 
Non-residents 61 68 65  70  69 

Female Applicants

1088

1248

1373 

1658 

1863

Residents of Alabama 154 213 187  206  221 
Non-residents 934 1035 1186  1452  1642 
Interviewed 135 154 173  172  202 
Matriculated 70 79 83  99  82 

 

         

Applicants by Race/Ethnicity

2012

2013

2014 

2015 

2016

American Indian or Alaska Native

22

25

33 

30 

62

Residents of Alabama 4 5 14 
Non-residents 18 20 30  24  48 
Interviewed 3 4 11 
Matriculated 2 3

Asian

507

486

597 

680 

814

Residents of Alabama 54 46 61  50  74 
Non-residents 453 440 536  630  740 
Interviewed 49 40 64  49  80 
Matriculated 27 24 29  22  24 

Black or African American

236

302

287 

399 

461

Residents of Alabama 43 65 50  63  68 
Non-residents 193 237 237  336  393 
Interviewed 19 23 29  33  56 
Matriculated 6 11 10 

Hispanic or Latino

121

173

205 

264 

303

Residents of Alabama 5 13 11  14  16 
Non-residents 116 160 194  250  287 
Interviewed 5 13 16  17  26 
Matriculated 2 6

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

4

6

4

Residents of Alabama 1 2
Non-residents 3 4
Interviewed 1 0
Matriculated 0 0

White

1583

1610

1798 

2174 

2332

Residents of Alabama 279 317 289  339  346 
Non-residents 1304 1293 1509  1835  1986 
Interviewed 254 280 282  295  324 
Matriculated 135 136 135  142  150 

Other

0

165

157 

184 

163

Residents of Alabama 0 13 20 17  13 
Non-residents 0 152 137 167  150 
Interviewed 0 7 18 16  13 
Matriculated 0 4 5

Unknown Race/Ethnicity

209

210

162

142

52

Residents of Alabama 31 16 18
Non-residents 178 194 144 133  49 
Interviewed 30 15 15 12 
Matriculated 11 6 9

NOTE: Applicants can list more than one race/ethnicity, so total number matriculated will be larger than entering class size.