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)