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UAB Medicine’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of society, particularly the citizens of Alabama, by providing innovative health services of exceptional value, quality, and safety; a superior environment for the education of health professionals; and support for research to advance medical science.

Learn some of the additional ways UAB Medicine is making a difference through these community impact areas:

Alabama Physician’s Network

This physician-led Accountable Care Organization is transforming quality, access, and patient experience.

Benevolent Fund

Discover the UAB employee charitable giving program that works to meet the needs of our employees and the community.

Community Health Needs Assessment

Review this detailed look at the health issues in Jefferson County, Alabama including information from public health experts and community leaders.


Discover UAB Medicine’s efforts to ensure culturally responsive health care for all patients by respecting cultural differences, preferences, religious beliefs, and privacy.

Health District

UAB is a part of a non-smoking Health District, Birmingham’s effort to promote wellness through education, research and healthcare.

Network Map

The Community Network represents UAB Health System’s relationship with hospitals across the state and region

Precision Medicine

UAB Medicine is a leader of this advanced approach to health care that combines the latest in prediction & prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

Quality and Patient Safety

Learn how UAB Medicine’s quality team helps ensure the delivery of quality health care, assisting our patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

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