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The Magic City is home to "the Oscars of dining," with James Beard Foundation Award winners, stunning views of the Appalachian foothills, and diverse communities that make the area an ideal destination to live, work and play. 

Birmingham is a hub for progression and diversity as a historic center for the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and its nationally recognized Sidewalk Film Festival that debuted in 1999. In 2021, Forbes named the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medicine among the top employers for diversity among colleges and universities. 

As an international leader in healthcare, the University of Alabama at Birmingham has welcomed physicians and scientists from around the country to participate in innovative research that prepares them for careers as teachers, researchers, and clinicians.


Don't just take our word for it. Hear from our faculty who have chosen to relocate to Birmingham.