Department Chair

Janyce Sanford, M.D.Janyce Sanford

 Professor and Chair

Contact Information
Kracke Building K321
jsanford@uab.edu
205-975-7387


Dr. Sanford serves as Chair and Chief of Service for the Department of Emergency Medicine. She is a native of Birmingham Alabama, completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Alabama, and received her MD degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. She is also a member of the inaugural class of the emergency medicine residency program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She returned to UAB as faculty in 1998, served as medical director for the University Emergency Department from 2002 – 2006, and became the Department Chair in 2008.