The faculty of the Department of Pediatrics provides a diverse and extensive spectrum of medical expertise and health care services, from primary care to subspecialty services. Over the past five years the department has experienced significant growth in the number of full-time medical pediatric faculty. Currently there are over 150 full-time faculty in general pediatrics and subspecialty divisions.

The Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) fellowship program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) began its twenty-ninth year with the 2013-2014 entering class. Our PEM program was accredited through the American Board of Pediatrics in the fall of 1999. We were last accredited in 2011. Our next visit is in December of 2019.  The fellowship has been designed for three years of training since 1995 targeting these goals in the following areas: