The University of Alabama School of Medicine's main campus is located in Birmingham, Alabama, where all students spend their first two years of studies. We are recognized — both nationally and internationally — for patient care, education and research.


University Hospital

A regional 1,157-bed medical center organized primarily for the provision of tertiary care

Specialty hospitals

  • Alabama Heart Hospital for the medical and surgical treatment of patients with cardiovascular diseases
  • Lurleen B. Wallace complex for the treatment of patients with cancer
  • Spain Rehabilitation Center for the treatment of patients with spinal cord injuries
  • Diabetes Hospital for the treatment of patients with diabetes and metabolic diseases
  • West Pavilion neurological inpatient beds, orthopaedic inpatient beds; and a special care unit
  • The Center for Psychiatric Medicine for treatment of patients with mental disorders

Other facilities

Residency Programs

Accredited Residency Programs
  • Internal medicine
  • Emergency medicine
  • Obstetrics & gynecology
  • Surgery (general and sub-specialties)
  • Pediatrics
  • Family medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Radiology
  • Radiation oncology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pathology
  • Neurology