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The UAB Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine strives to transform the fields of anesthesiology, and perioperative and acute care medicine, by generating and translating knowledge into superior clinical practice and education.  We will provide the highest quality, compassionate care to our patients through the use of innovative practice models and an interdisciplinary approach to medical care; discover new knowledge through cutting-edge research; educate the next generation of leaders in medicine through our nationally recognized training program; and be effective leaders within our community and our profession.


Our vision is to become a destination department that inspires and challenges us to pursue our passions to educate the next generation of leaders in medicine, to discover new knowledge that transforms our specialty while advancing health, and to provide the highest quality, patient-centered care through the practice of interdisciplinary, evidence-informed medicine.