Crisis Resources

If you are experiencing a crisis, call 911, call the National Suicide Hotline (1-800-273-8255), call the Birmingham Crisis Line at 205-323-7777 or text “UAB” to 741741 to text with a crisis counselor.

Employees can contact the UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center by calling 205-934-228, emailing or visiting If you are calling after business hours or on the weekends, call UAB Connect at 205-934-3411 to access the EACC on-call counselor. Also, the Professional Development Office provides confidential counseling, consultation and coaching for medical students, graduate students, residents, fellows and faculty within the School of Medicine/UAB Medicine. Appointments can be made by calling 205-731-9799.


The Department of Medicine is currently in Limited Business Operations in response to COVID-19. Below are Department-specific resources to help each division with logistics and planning.

Remote Access and Research

The Department of Medicine has developed these guidelines and procedures related to remote access for employees and guidance for research operations. This information provides instructions for those employees/functions that can be performed remotely and to ensure research continuity. This page and document will be updated as new information becomes available.

Additional guidance for mentored research is available here.

The DOM COVID Clinical Research Projects are listed here.


HR Forms and Processes


Technology and Computing

Because each user request is unique to the complex organizational structure with two independent entities and networks (UAB and HSIS), we recommend contacting DOM IT first for custom-tailored technological assistance. We will gladly assist you to ensure that you are properly set up for remote access and, when necessary, we will also work with UAB IT and/or HSIS for enterprise-level access that is often required for remote connection.

Below are different ways of contacting DOM IT, with email being the preferred method:


Aggregated Resources

The IRB has developed a set of FAQs that can be accessed at IRB COVID-19 FAQs. It is being frequently updated.

COVID-19 questions 03-16-20

Initial plan for workgroup C

HR Related Topics Updated 03-13-20

Emergency Childcare Options

In addition to the sites listed above, keep monitoring official UAB communication channels and for updates.