ResidencyIn today’s world of ever-changing requirements for graduate medical education, UAB remains committed to preserving our core values of excellence in medicine: the highest degree of skill and clinical reasoning, the lifelong pursuit of knowledge, and the deepest respect for the patient as a person.

UAB’s residency and fellowship programs are structured to provide a diverse clinical experience in inpatient and outpatient settings at four unique hospital sites in Birmingham – UAB Hospital, UAB Highlands, the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Children’s of Alabama – as well as on our regional campuses in Montgomery, Huntsville and Tuscaloosa. We also offer a family medicine residency program in Selma, in Alabama’s Black Belt.

We are committed to our trainees’ professional and personal growth, including developing their skills as team leaders and teachers, researchers, critical appraisers of evidence-based literature, and providing them with the skills to become advocates in patient safety and quality care.

Your gift to residency and fellowship programs will provide:

  • Funds for residents and fellows to attend professional and scientific conferences
  • Funds to support global/international educational experiences for residents and fellows
  • Endowments to support residency and fellowship program directors, such as the Tinsley R. Harrison Endowed Chair in Medical Resident Education
  • Doctoral and post-doctoral education in the Joint Health Sciences
  • Flexible funds to be used at the discretion of the residency or fellowship program director to support emerging priorities

Your gift may be directed to a specific residency or fellowship program. Click here for a list of those programs, with links to UAB Online Giving for each program.

For information on how you can support residency and fellowship training at UAB:

Jackie Wood
Executive Director of Development and Community Relations
(205) 996-0815



As a medical student at UAB you will see patients your very first day. A Clinical Skills Scholar, chosen from the faculty for their dedication to educating students, will mentor you through your first two years. Cutting-edge simulation and live, standardized patients will augment classroom instruction by some of the most productive faculty in the country. You will also have opportunities to work with UAB faculty in the Birmingham VA Medical Center and at Children's of Alabama's Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children, both of which are connected by walkways to School of Medicine buildings.

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Future Students

Interested in living and studying in the heart of the Little Big City? UAB and Birmingham has a lot to offer. Check out the admission page.

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Current Students

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More than 1,200 interns, residents and fellows train in every medical specialty at UAB. You could, too.