The UAB School of Medicine is a multi-campus medical school with UAB serving as the main campus and three regional campuses: Huntsville (UAB-Huntsville campus), Montgomery (UAB-Montgomery campus), and Tuscaloosa (University of Alabama), as well as a residency program in Selma, AL. All students spend their first two years of medical school in Birmingham. Students are assigned to one of four regional campuses for their clinical years: Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery or Tuscaloosa.

The school was established as the Medical College of Alabama in 1945 and renamed as the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1969. The regional campuses at Tuscaloosa and Huntsville were established in 1972, and the Huntsville campus joined UAB in 1995. The Montgomery regional campus was established in 2012 with classes beginning in 2014, and the Montgomery Internal Medicine Residency program has been affiliated with the school since 1978. The Selma Family Medicine Residency program was established in 1977.


Leadership

Senior Vice President & Dean: Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D.
Regional Campus Deans: Roger D. Smalligan, M.D., MPH (Huntsville), Gustavo Heudebert, M.D. (Interim - Montgomery), Richard Friend, M.D. (Tuscaloosa)


Faculty

Campus

Full-Time

Part-Time

Voluntary

Irregular

Total

Birmingham (Basic Sciences) 258 0 103  29 390
Birmingham (Clinical) 1162 30 1030 93 2315
Huntsville 22 1 113 53 189
Montgomery 5 2 38 2 47
Tuscaloosa 57 5 160 0 222
Selma Family Medicine Residency 3 0 1 1 5
Total 1507 38 1445 178 3168

* Irregular category not used at Tuscaloosa

 

Students

Campus

Current Enrollment

Physicians Trained

Last 10 Years

To Date

Birmingham 648 1034 6886 since 1946
Huntsville 69 321 1022 since 1976
Montgomery 37 42 42 since 2016
Tuscaloosa 65 308 938 since 1976
Total 819 1705 8888

 

Residents

Campus/Program

Current Enrollment

Physicians Trained

Last 10 Years

To Date

Birmingham (all programs) 927 2453 4974 since 1995
Huntsville Family Medicine 40 120 454 since 1972
Huntsville Internal Medicine 25 39 39 since 2014
Montgomery Internal Medicine 28 161 391 since 1978
Selma Family Medicine 17 52 161 since 1977
Total 1037 2825 6019
       

 


Entering Classes/Applicants

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Entering Class

186

186

186

186

186

Residents of Alabama

167 155 160 164 161

Non-residents

19 31 26 22 25

Undergraduate Colleges

47 52 53 52 56

Mean Age (at application)

23.3 23.7 23.8 23.6 23.7

Youngest

21 21 20 22 21

Oldest

33 39 40 36 44

Mean Undergraduate Total GPA

3.76 3.73 3.72 3.77 3.76

Mean Old  MCAT - Total

30.0 30.2 30.2 29.2 .

Verbal Reasoning

9.8 9.8 9.8 9.6 .

Physical Sciences

9.9 9.9 10.0 9.5 .

Biological Sciences

10.3 10.5 10.4 10.1 .

Mean MCAT 2015 - Total

. . 506.9 507.9 508.0

Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems

. . 126.4 126.8 126.8

Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills

. . 126.6 126.7 126.6

Biological and Biophysical Foundations of Living Systems

. . 126.8 127.0 126.9

Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior

. . 127.1 127.3 127.7

Applicants

3107

3720

3845

3940

4581

Residents of Alabama

436 479 503 513 548

Non-residents

2671 3241 3342 3427 4033

Applicants Interviewed

408

415

479

456

448

Residents of Alabama

284 269 302 274 273

Non-residents

124 146 177 182 175

Applicants Accepted

257

265

265

261

279

Residents of Alabama

190 193 196 195 202

Non-residents

67 72 69 66 77

Female Applicants

1373

1658

1863

1977

2309

Residents of Alabama

186 204 221 236 254

Non-residents

1187 1454 1642 1741 2055

Interviewed

173 172 202 201 214

Matriculated

83 99 82 91 81

Applicants by Race/Ethnicity*

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

American Indian or Alaska Native

37

35

63

56

54

Residents of Alabama

3 7 14 8 6

Non-residents

34 28 49 48 48

Interviewed

3 4 11 9 4

Matriculated

2 4 6 6 0

Asian

608

687

814

811

961

Residents of Alabama

60 50 74 71 86

Non-residents

548 637 740 740 875

Interviewed

64 49 80 76 93

Matriculated

29 22 24 34 35

Black or African American

292

411

461

472

555

Residents of Alabama

50 62 68 79 69

Non-residents

242 349 393 393 486

Interviewed

29 33 56 48 43

Matriculated

10 8 7 18 15

Hispanic or Latino

198

253

303

330

390

Residents of Alabama

11 13 16 18 17

Non-residents

187 240 287 312 373

Interviewed

16 16 26 29 37

Matriculated

5 6 4 5 15

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

7

11

4

9

12

Residents of Alabama

1 2 1 1 1

Non-residents

6 9 3 8 11

Interviewed

1 2 1 2 1

Matriculated

1 1 0 0 1

White

1865

2238

2332

2349

2733

Residents of Alabama

293 340 346 344 381

Non-residents

1572 1898 1986 2005 2352

Interviewed

288 300 324 306 293

Matriculated

137 143 150 121 127

Other

156

189

162

167

215

Residents of Alabama

20 18 13 17 14

Non-residents

136 171 149 150 201

Interviewed

18 17 13 15 15

Matriculated

5 6 3 10 10

Unknown Race/Ethnicity

162

142

52

133

82

Residents of Alabama

18 9 3 13 9

Non-residents

144 133 49 120 73

Interviewed

15 12 5 12 6

Matriculated

9 4 2 3 3

* NOTE: Applicants can list more than one Race/Ethnicity, so total number Matriculated will be larger than Entering Class size.