Primary Care at UAB

Underlying world-class training and clinical care in a highly specialized care environment is UAB’s dedication and commitment to primary care. Routinely ranked among the best medical schools for primary care, UAB has several primary care facilities, including The Kirklin Clinic at UAB Hospital and at regional campuses in Huntsville, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa.

UAB is committed to training the next generation of primary care physicians to help fill the growing need for the state of Alabama, the region and beyond, from general pediatrics to geriatric medicine.

Medical Student and Resident Education

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Medical students and residents train in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics at our main campus in Birmingham and at our regional campuses in Tuscaloosa, Huntsville and Montgomery. Residents also train in Selma. Each year, 22 students join rural health programs in Tuscaloosa and Huntsville.

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primarycare partnerships

UAB has built strong partnerships across Alabama, sharing the latest in primary care with patients and health care providers – and continually learning from them.

Alabama AHEC

Alabama Academic Family Medicine Council

Alabama Rural Health Association

UAB School of Nursing community programs

Clinical Care

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Primary care at UAB begins on campus in Birmingham at The Kirklin Clinic at UAB Hospital and extends across the state of Alabama, in training programs, clinics and through outreach. Tending to the primary needs of our patients is as important as handling the most sophisticated medical procedure.

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Physician Professional Development

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Financial support from donors and the School of Medicine allows individuals to participate in leadership and management programs to promote the development of our primary care faculty.

Healthcare Leadership Academy

Continuing Medical Education

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Send your comments or questions to:
Dr. William Curry
Associate Dean for Primary Care and Rural Health