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An exceptional foundation of knowledge for the next generation.

The ScientistThe UAB School of Medicine is nationally recognized for postdoctoral education, training, research, and professional development opportunities. There are more than 1,200 residents, fellows and postdoctoral trainees active within the SOM's departments and branch campuses across the state. UAB ranks first among public universities nationwide in “Best Places to Work for Postdocs,” according to the 2013 Postdocs Rankings published by The Scientist, ranking 8th among all research institutions. In addition, Alabama — specifically Birmingham — is the third-best place in America to practice medicine, according to Medscape, a division of the WedMD Health Professional Network.

In the UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, our goal is to promote excellence and  provide you with exceptional educational experiences to increase your knowledge, enhance your skills, and better serve your professional career goals.