Message from the Director

In today’s world of changing requirements for graduate medical education, we are committed to preserving our core values of excellence in medicine – valuing patient ownership, clinical reasoning, and professionalism. To quote our first Chair of the UAB Department of Medicine, Dr. Tinsley Harrison, we believe “no greater opportunity, responsibility, or obligation can fall to the lot of a human being than to become a physician.”

Our residency program is structured to provide a diverse clinical experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Our residents provide care at two unique hospital sites and two continuity clinic sites, all within five city blocks. Our inpatient training sites include University Hospital, a 1,100 bed tertiary care referral center for the Southeast and the Birmingham Veteran's Administration Medical Center. Across all sites, you will experience clinical rotations in general medicine, medical and . . . READ MORE


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