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Committed to offering world-class pediatric health services in an environment that fosters innovative research, excellence in medical education, and access to leading-edge treatments for pediatric illnesses and injuries

The UAB Department of Pediatrics clinical services are provided at Children’s of Alabama. Children’s of Alabama is a private, not-for-profit medical center that also serves as the primary site of the UAB pediatric medicine, surgery, research and residency programs. For more than 50 years, the partnership between UAB and Children’s has provided outstanding care to the youngest, most vulnerable patients and established Birmingham as a nationally renowned center for pediatric medicine.

Each year, Department faculty and Children's of Alabama provide specialized medical care for ill and injured children offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout Alabama. With more than 2 million square feet, the newly expanded Children's Hospital is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. and has consistently been ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by US News & World Report.

By the Numbers

241

faculty members

19

Subspecialty Divisions

9

consecutive years ranked among nation’s best by US News & World Report

677,549

outpatient visits in 2017

15,548

patient admissions in 2017

382

beds & bassinets including 120 RNICU beds; 48 NICU beds; 24 PICU Beds; 20 CVICU Beds; 26 Step Down ICU Beds

94

residents

62

fellows

18

fellowship programs

100%

pass rate on Pediatrics and Med/Peds Board Exams (2012-2017)

240 +

publications during FY17

$15M

total NIH funding during FY17

18th

among all departments of pediatrics in the United States for research funding

$29M

total research funding