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Since its formation in the 1950s, the UAB Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology has represented excellence in patient care, research, and teaching. Our faculty members have contributed substantially to the understanding of rheumatic diseases, including their pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and current diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. In addition, we have trained clinicians, educators, and researchers who have impacted academic and clinical rheumatology.

The UAB Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology has been listed as one of the best clinical Rheumatology programs in the country by US News & World Report for 19 consecutive years and is internationally recognized for its dedication to pursuing new knowledge and translating research findings into more effective diagnosis and treatment of patients with rheumatic diseases. As one of the largest academic rheumatology units in the nation, the division's clinical program registers over 10,000 patient encounters annually, evaluating and treating patients with various forms of connective tissue diseases.

Stunning advances in genetics, immunology, bioinformatics, epidemiology, outcomes research, drug discovery make a career in academic rheumatology truly exciting. UAB provides a vibrant, collegial, interactive environment for our trainees and faculty. There is a long-standing tradition of multidisciplinary collaborations. The combination of a superb faculty and cutting-edge clinical, educational, and patient care facilities bodes well for the continued success of rheumatology training at UAB.

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