About UAB Medicine
is one of the top academic medical centers in the nation and a recognized leader in quality patient care, research, and training.
UAB Medicine is a national and international leader in delivering quality health care to every patient, every time. That care is backed by innovative research and our commitment to educating the sharpest medical minds. As one of the top academic medical centers in the country, we combine the latest technology and facilities with the most advanced techniques and treatments, and our physicians and other medical professionals are widely recognized for their caring and compassion. Our nursing staff holds the coveted Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and many of our programs are ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. If you already are a UAB Medicine patient, thank you for allowing us to serve you. If not, I invite you to discover the UAB Medicine difference for yourself. We treat patients the way we’d want our own family members treated.
– Will Ferniany, Chief Executive Officer
UAB Health System and UAB Medicine/Ascension St. Vincent’s
Located in Birmingham, UAB Medicine is one of the top academic medical centers in the United States and Alabama’s largest single-site employer. In addition to providing health care services for more than 1.6 million patients annually, we are committed to educating medical professionals and advancing medical science through research. UAB Medicine is anchored by UAB Hospital, which has been named one of U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, the No. 1 Best Large Employer for 2021 by Forbes magazine, and among the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review, and we received a Top Ten Consumer Choice Award from National Research Corp.
UAB Medicine was recognized as a Magnet-designated organization for the fifth consecutive time by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition Program® and is only the 21st hospital worldwide to receive this designation five consecutive times. UAB Medicine also was designated a Health Care Equality Leader by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for demonstrating leadership in LGBTQ health care and employment. We offer a competitive benefits package, 100% tuition assistance at UAB, and an exciting atmosphere for starting or growing your career.
OUR VISION & VALUES
UAB Medicine’s mission is to deliver world-class patient care to the residents of Alabama and beyond, advance medical science through pioneering research, and train the sharpest medical minds. We are deeply committed to a patient- and family-centric approach to delivering care, so we strive to make every patient encounter a positive one. This dedication to excellence is what makes UAB Medicine a preferred provider of care and helps us attract the best and brightest staff while setting the highest standards for medical innovation and education.
UAB Medicine is committed to providing quality health care and compassionate service to every patient, every time, regardless of their individual differences or circumstances. Our academic medical center attracts patients from across the world who represent many cultures, religions, lifestyles, and economic backgrounds, so diversity and inclusion are cornerstones of the atmosphere we strive to maintain. For this and many other reasons, UAB Medicine established a set of Core Values that we instill in our employees as part of our neverending pursuit of excellence. These values are:
- Always Care: Listen with empathy, be compassionate, and support those in need.
- Own It: Be accountable, take action, and make it happen.
- Work Together: Think win-win, build consensus, and play your role on the team.
- Do Right: Follow through, work with principles, and do no harm.