Our mission is to create and foster global partnerships with the aim of developing innovative, collaborative and interdisciplinary educational programs and establish UAB as a leader in the training of global healthcare providers.

For the last 10 years, the Office of International Medical Education at the UAB Heersink School of Medicine has developed many international partnerships and created numerous interdisciplinary educational programs to promote the global exchange of knowledge in medical education, training and research. As a leader in international medical education, UAB IME has developed, coordinated and sustained over 52 unique projects in over 50 countries, touching the lives of more than 14,000 healthcare professionals, students and patients around the world.

UAB Students

Are you a current medical student at UAB looking to travel abroad to expand your international medical knowledge?

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Hover over the map to see more than 50 countries that UAB medical students and faculty have traveled to.

International Students

Interested in visiting the United States for medical training or research?

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Hover over the map to see more than 100 countries which students and faculty came to UAB from.