Home of Rural Medicine

It’s no secret that Alabama is a rural state. In fact, only four metropolitan areas can be said to be totally urban.  One of the greatest challenges of our state is how to meet the pressing medical needs in rural areas.  And one of the greatest secrets in our state is that practicing rural medicine provides physicians unique rewards both personally and professionally.

So, what is it about being a rural family physician? To begin with, he/she uses a solid medical education and continues to build on it to appropriately and creatively care for patients. But just as important is how the rural physician is a trusted leader who makes a meaningful difference in the community.

If you’re interested in meeting the medical needs of entire families from birth to death; in being a welcomed and respected member of your community; and in establishing a real home-town fit for you and your family, you owe it to yourself to contact us to explore this unique field of medicine.

Rural Medicine News

Welcome to Rural Medicine Program Class of 2020

Class 2The newest class of Rural Medicine Program students received their White Coats at an August 17th ceremony celebrating the start of their pre-matriculation year at Auburn University. This group will earn their M.D.s from UAB School of Medicine in May 2020. The students are from eight rural communities in Alabama and represent seven of the state's universities. Back row, left to right: Bryan Duhe, Coden, Univ. South Alabama; Michael Tran, Castleberry, UAB; Wesley Minor, Jasper, UAB; Luke Bailey, Grant, Auburn Univ.; PJ Ingram, Sylacauga, Auburn Univ. Front row, left to right: Alan Dale Howard, Glencoe, UAB; Ashley Ford, Florence, UAB; Rhyann Davis, Butler, Huntingdon College; Whitney Lee, Wetumpka, Auburn Univ.; Dallas Moran, Glencoe, UAB.