University Hospital

  • University Hospital
  • University Hospital
  • University Hospital
  • University Hospital
  • University Hospital
  • University Hospital
  • University Hospital
  • University Hospital
  • University Hospital
  • University Hospital

UAB Hospital is the centerpiece of the UAB Health System. It is located in Birmingham’s Medical District. Situated among major research centers and clinics, UAB Hospital, a 1,157 bed facility, provides patients with a complete range of primary and specialty care services, as well as the most up-to-date treatments and innovations in health care. UAB Hospital’s faculty and staff are committed to providing world-class care for a diverse population of patients throughout Alabama and the surrounding states.

While at UAB Hospital, Med-Peds residents are members of general internal medicine teams, medical and cardiac intensive care units, and inpatient or consult subspecialty services. Regarding resident education, in addition to daily morning reports and noon conferences, each rotation has developed a curriculum to complement patient care. Each service has a single, full-time attending physician who are always available to advise and assist with resident-driven patient care. With each subsequent year, residents are entrusted with more autonomy regarding patient care, coordination of work rounds, and education of medical students and interns.

Children's of Alabama

  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama

Children’s of Alabama is a not-for-profit children’s hospital located in Birmingham’s Medical District. It is the only free-standing children's hospital in the state of Alabama. Children's of Alabama offers comprehensive, multidisciplinary care through its network of community pediatricians and subspecialists, many of whom are consistently highly ranked in the U.S. News and World Report. In recent years, Children's of Alabama provided care for children from every county in Alabama, 43 states, and 8 countries.

The Emergency Department (ED) at Children's of Alabama is the state's only Level 1 pediatric trauma center. The ED has 48 rooms, including a specialized, four bed unit for patients with psychiatric illness and four major resuscitation rooms. The ED works closely with many other services including the Alabama Poison Information Center, which is located within Children's of Alabama.

In 2019, there were over 75,000 visits to the Emergency Department with a 13% admit rate.

Inpatient services are housed in the Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children and the McWane Building. 

Between these two patient-care buildings, Children's of Alabama has 380 licensed beds and bassinets, 24 PICU beds, 20 CVICU beds and 26 step-down ICU beds. 

By the Numbers - 2019

15,130 inpatient admissions

A daily average census of 257

956 pediatric critical care transport

While at Children’s of Alabama, Med-Peds residents are members of general pediatric teams, the pediatric intensive care unit, and subspecialty services. Regarding resident education, in addition to daily morning reports and noon conferences, each rotation has developed a curriculum to complement patient care. Each service has a single, full-time attending physician who are always available to advise and assist with resident-driven patient care. With each subsequent year, residents are entrusted with more autonomy regarding patient care, coordination of work rounds, and education of medical students and interns. Children’s of Alabama uses Allscripts for documentation.

Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB

  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & Mother-Baby Unit at UAB

The Women's and Infant Center (WIC) of UAB Hospital is home to the Regional Neonatal ICU (RNICU), the Continuing Care Nursery, and the Mother-Baby Unit. It is located one block from Children's of Alabama and is connected through a sky bridge. 

The RNICU is the only Level IV NICU in Alabama and is a referral center for patients from across the Southeast. It can accommodate up to 63 infants in its 56 private rooms, including special rooms for siblings of multiple births.

The WIC also houses the UAB's Continuing Care Nursery, a step-down unit with an additional 60 private rooms.

The Mother-Baby Unit has 41 rooms where healthy infants room in with their mothers.

The RNICU where Med-Peds residents complete their neonatal ICU requirements.

Veteran's Administration Hospital

Veteran's Administration Hospital

The Birmingham Veteran's Administration Medical Center (BVAMC) is a 313-bed, acute care, tertiary facility located in Birmingham’s Medical District serving veterans from across the state as well as veterans from neighboring states. Most staff physicians have joint appointments with the VA and its primary affiliation, UAB Hospital.

While at BVAMC, Med-Peds residents will spend time on the general medicine wards and Medical ICU/Cardiac Care Unit. Additionally, Med-Peds residents will also rotate through the outpatient acute care clinic (MOD) serving veterans from all VA primary care clinics in the greater Birmingham area. Occasionally, while rotating on internal medicine subspecialty consult services, Med-Peds residents will have subspecialty clinic or consults at the BVAMC to complement the time primarily spent at UAB Hospital. The VA Hospital uses CPRS for documentation.

Pediatric Primary Care Clinic

  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Primary Care Clinic

The UAB Pediatrics Primary Care Clinic (PCC) is the general pediatrics clinic staffed by both categorical residents and Med Peds residents. This clinic is in Children’s Park Place which is attached to Children’s of Alabama by sky bridge. Patients range from birth to approximately 20 years old. In addition to well-child check-ups, the clinic also accommodates acute sick visits during walk-in hours. Both Pediatric and Med-Peds faculty supervise resident-driven primary care in PCC.

Whitaker Clinic

  • Whitaker Clinic
  • Whitaker Clinic
  • Whitaker Clinic
  • Whitaker Clinic
  • Whitaker Clinic
  • Whitaker Clinic
  • Whitaker Clinic
  • Whitaker Clinic
  • Whitaker Clinic
  • Whitaker Clinic

The Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital opened in the summer 2017 as an extension for the Kirklin Clinic and can be found in Birmingham’s Medical District. The Whitaker Clinic serves as the home of the Internal Medicine resident continuity clinic (Internal Medicine-IV). Med-Peds residents see patients alongside their categorical Internal Medicine co-residents. Resident-driven primary care is supervised by both Internal Medicine and Med-Peds faculty. Laboratory/x-ray capabilities are available on-site.

The Med-Peds Faculty Practices

  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices
  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices
  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices
  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices
  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices
  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices
  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices
  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices
  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices
  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices
  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices
  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices
  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices
  • The Med-Peds Faculty Practices

UAB has two distinct Med-Peds Faculty practices located in Leeds and Gardendale, Alabama. These practices are each staffed by four Med-Peds physicians who care for children and adults of all ages in addition to nurse practioners, RNs, and medical assistants. Both clinics also have subspecialty suites with access to subspecialists including endocrine, nephrology, orthopedics, OB-GYN and neurology for improved patient access. The practices provide general medical and pediatric care with the ability to perform simple procedures, imaging and labs on-site. Med-Peds residents have the opportunity to rotate in our Combined Med-Peds Clinics up to one month per year in addition to their categorical continuity clinics. This provides a focused, in-depth Med-Peds primary care experience that allows residents to practice as an independent provider with one on one direct supervision by our Core Med-Peds Faculty. Our residents view their time at UAB Leeds and Gardendale as one of their favorite rotations no matter what career path they seek.

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