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Forging the future of medicine

At UAB, we’re training the next generation of physicians and physician-scientists, answering basic scientific questions that lead to medical innovations, and bringing the highest quality health care to all of our patients. UAB is the heartbeat of Birmingham and an integral medical leader in the Southeast.

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At UAB, collaboration is a way of life, and we’re bringing together the brightest minds to improve health outcomes for all.

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UAB first in world to use new device for electrophysiology procedures

UAB first in world to use new device for electrophysiology procedures
This new device leads to earlier discharge and an overall increase in patient satisfaction.

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UAB launches its first Tele-ICU expanded hospital in the state

UAB launches its first Tele-ICU expanded hospital in the state
Whitfield’s eight-bed ICU is monitored remotely 24/7 by the UAB Tele-ICU team to help support the bedside staff.

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Southeast’s first graduate degree program focused on AI in medicine launched at UAB

Southeast’s first graduate degree program focused on AI in medicine launched at UAB
UAB now enrolling students in the Master of Science degree in artificial intelligence in medicine.

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Don’t sweat it: Safely enjoy summer while pregnant

Don’t sweat it: Safely enjoy summer while pregnant
UAB women’s health physician discusses how to avoid overheating and dehydration while pregnant.

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