About

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

The Department of Medicine has 415 faculty, 233 trainees, and over 1,200 staff. The department is organized in 11 divisions, which are its major cultural and operational units, with a central administration that supports and coordinates the department mission across the divisions and in partnership with the rest of UAB Medicine.

Department of Medicine physicians account for approximately 38% of UAB Hospital admissions, approximately 23% of ambulatory visits, 23% of teaching of medical students, and 45% of the School of Medicine National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding.

 

Mission & Vision Statement

We envision a world where people live as well and as long as possible. We strive to maximize health and eliminate suffering by caring for people, teaching and creating knowledge.

 

FY16 Annual Report

 

You can also download a printable copy of our Department of Medicine's annual report.