Recertified by the National Association For Continence
The National Association For Continence (NAFC) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with incontinence, voiding dysfunction, and related pelvic floor disorders. NAFC's purpose is to be the leading source for public education and advocacy about the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments, and management alternatives for incontinence. NAFC's National Centers of Excellence: Continence Care program was established to offer consumers seeking solutions to their bladder or bowel control problems and related pelvic floor dysfunction a reliable, trustworthy means of finding an expert. Centers of Excellence (COE) designation is based on evidence of training, clinical experience, resources, and patient satisfaction statistics that meet established standards. In 2010, UAB was the very first center to be designated as a Center of Excellence. The COE is a joint endeavor of the Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care's Continence Clinic and the Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery's Clinic. In 2014, the UAB Center of Excellence: Continence Care received full certification for 5 more years.

Advancing health by caring for people, teaching, and creating knowledge in internal medicine

The UAB Department of Medicine is driving medical education, accelerating discovery, and delivering competent and compassionate patient care at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In every lab, clinic, and hospital room, our dedicated faculty and staff are creating a tremendous footprint within our diverse and thriving academic medical center. Our goal is impact, and we collaborate every day to bring the very best to our patients and our community.

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The abiding passion of our investigators is to explore the realms of basic and clinical science—to tackle the toughest health problems and deliver solutions from bench to bedside and back again. 

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Our medical educators are renowned for their ability to instill both clinical reasoning and compassionate caregiving skills in every trainee. Our clerkship, residency, and subspecialty fellowship programs are among the best in the nation.

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Our dedicated physicians practice general internal medicine and nine subspecialties, delivering extraordinary patient care in both inpatient and ambulatory settings across the UAB Medicine enterprise.

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