The Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences is open by appointment only beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

See first-class teaching tools from 160 years ago in a brand new 21st-century setting. The inaugural display showcases the Nott Pathological Specimens, wax models purchased for the Medical College of Alabama, the predecessor to the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

Last century, the world conquered another pandemic.

Smallpox 10th Day

See wax models of common, and some now uncommon,
conditions that were purchased for the 1859 opening of the
Medical College of Alabama.


UAB School of Medicine Students, Faculty,Residents, Fellows and Staff are invited to create original artwork in any medium in anticipation of the next SOM Art Show.

Call for Entries will be announced when an event date can be scheduled. New masterpieces will be added to those donated and which were to have been auctioned in 2020.