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Personalized, innovative, and expert support for the stress of serious illness.

The UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care is a driving force in the field of palliative and supportive care, leading the way in competent and compassionate clinical care, collaborative research, community outreach and training.


Our researchers are passionate about developing and testing evidence-based practices for Symptom Management, Advance Illness, Patient-Provider Communication, Caregiver Support, and Survivorship.


In addition to our renowned Palliative Medicine Fellowship, our expert clinicians provide extraordinary learning opportunities for the entire health care team through time-tested program such as the Clinical Training Academy and the Palliative Care Leadership Centers(TM) Program.

Patient Care

 We support patients and their families through the stress of serious illness. Our skilled teams provide personalized care from diagnosis through survivorship, innovative approaches to improving quality of life, and our expert knowledge that makes the UAB Center a national leader in Palliative and Supportive Care.