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All clinical training sites are centrally located within the Medical Center District in downtown Birmingham. Situated within a several block radius, residents have the advantage of training in different medical environments providing broad exposure to diverse patient populations and treatment modalities with the convenience of one central location.

UAB Hospital

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One of the top five largest academic medical centers in the country, UAB is nationally recognized as a major center for innovative patient care, clinical research and training. Named as one of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals and No. 1 in Alabama, UAB provides innovative, world-class care to clinically and demographically diverse patient populations. UAB serves as the principal tertiary referral center for Alabama and the region.

UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine

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Part of UAB Hospital, the Center for Psychiatric Medicine (CPM) provides comprehensive psychiatric care to adolescents, adults, geriatrics, and individuals struggling with addiction.  Our residency training office, call rooms, and inpatient units are all conveniently located in this central location.

UAB Community Psychiatry Program

UAB is unique among academic medical centers in that it owns and operates our local mental health center, known as the Community Psychiatry Program (CPP).   CPP serves individuals with chronic severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and bipolar disorder.  CPP also has its own Assertive Community Treatment team (known as REACT), which delivers intensive case management to patients in the community. Our residents get the unique opportunity to work with the REACT team.

UAB Sparks Center

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UAB Sparks Center is home to most of the outpatient services in the UAB Department of Psychiatry and is where most of our residents have offices. It is located less than one block from CPM, where our inpatient services are located. A full renovation of the Psychiatry floors in Sparks Center was completed in January 2017, making our clinic space one of the nicest at UAB.

Children’s of Alabama

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The beautiful new Children’s Hospital building opened in 2012. Children’s of Alabama is the third-largest pediatric hospital in the United States providing cutting-edge pediatric care for patients across Alabama and surrounding states. The hospital consists of an inpatient behavioral health unit with outpatient clinics directly adjacent to the hospital. Our residents spend time working at Children’s while on their Child and Adolescent Psychiatry rotations and while on Pediatrics if they elect to work in Pediatrics during the PG1 year.

For the 14th consecutive year, Children’s of Alabama is ranked among the nation’s best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in 2023. Children’s of Alabama also remains the No.1 children’s hospital in Alabama for the second consecutive year, according to the 2023-24 Best Children’s Hospitals Survey.

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