The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing partners with The Foundry Rescue Mission and Recovery Center in Bessemer, Alabama to operate a nurse-managed clinic for both Foundry residents and community members in need of affordable health care. The clinic provides primary care and urgent care for health concerns that might otherwise go untreated, including diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, for patients ages 14 and older.
Hours of Operation
The Foundry Clinic is open 36 hours per week with clinic hours as follows:
Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Appointments are recommended but walk-ins are welcomed.
608 18th Street N Bessemer, AL 35020
For coordination questions or referrals or patient care management questions and consultation, contact Sonya Bumpers at 205.428.2810. For grant questions or referrals, contact Melanie Baucom at 205.428.2810
HRSA Heart Failure Clinic
The HRSA Heart Failure Clinic is a nurse managed heart failure center. The clinic is funded through a grant from the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) and supported through an ongoing academic/practice partnership between the UAB School of Nursing and UAB Hospital.
Hours of Operation
The HRSA Heart Failure Clinic is open 18-hours per week with clinic hours as follows:
Mondays 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Wednesdays 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fridays 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Appointments are made by referral only. This is a specialty clinic limited to uninsured or underinsured patients who have a diagnosis of heart failure.
The clinic is located inside UAB Hospital in the Russell Ambulatory Center, 2nd floor, Room M240
1813 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294
For transitional care coordination questions or referrals, contact our Clinical Nurse Leader, Erica Arnold, MSN, RN, CNL at 205.934.6500. For patient care management questions and consultation, contact our Nurse Practitioner, Shannon DeLuca, MSN, CRNP, CCTC at 205.934.6500. For grant questions or referrals, contact our Program Manager, Ildiko Nyikos, MA, ACSM-RCEP at 205.996.0210
PATH Clinic at UAB Medical Towers
Under the direction of Cynthia Selleck, PhD, RN, FAAN, the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing partners with UAB Hospital and Health System to operate the nurse-managed PATH (Providing Access to Healthcare) Clinic in the Medical Towers Building at UAB. This collaborative effort, a continuation of the PATH Clinic formerly located at M-POWER Ministries, utilizes an interprofessional, team-based model to provide diabetes care at no cost to an uninsured medically underserved population discharged from UAB Hospital. Services provided include nurse practitioner visits, physician visits, optometry, nutrition, mental health, and assistance in obtaining needed medications at the lowest possible cost. Our RN Care Manager is Susan Kurre, MSN, RN.
Hours of Operation
The PATH Clinic at UAB is open two days per week with clinic hours as follows:
Tuesday – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Diabetes patients being discharged from UAB hospital: Appointments are made by hospital social workers/case managers using the PATH referral form. The form will soon be located on the SCR website. In the interim, UAB hospital social workers and others who wish to make a referral should call Jennifer Frank at 975-9423 for more information or to obtain a referral form.
Current patients: Contact Susan Kurre at (205) 209-6010 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. If you have questions or to schedule a sick visit. Parking is in the rear of the building and costs $2.00. Street parking is generally available.
Former M-POWER patients: : Contact Jennifer Frank at 975-9423 to resume care if still eligible.
PATH Clinic at UAB
Medical Towers - 7th Floor
1717 11th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294