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Birmingham earned its Magic City moniker as a booming steel city in the late 19th century, but lately the magic comes from the city’s transformation as a dining mecca and urban renewal hotspot – and UAB is right in the middle of it.

The UAB Heersink School of Medicine, perhaps more than most medical schools, is integral to our city. UAB's enterprise is vital to the economic health and vitality of the city, the state and the region. Birmingham is also vital to UAB, and word is starting to spread about the great things the region offers.