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UA Flu Shot Campaign

The College is leading a UA campus-wide effort to vaccinate students, faculty and staff against the flu.

Rural Health Conference

Th 16th Annual Rural Health Conference will be April 17, 2015, at the Ferguson Student Center.

Longitudinal Curriculum

The College’s TLC² uses an innovative educational model, called a longitudinal integrated clerkship.


Health conference to host culinary medicine director

The goal of the 16th Annual Rural Health Conference is to push the understanding of individual, clinical and community healthcare in rural Alabama. The conference will be held April 17 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Ferguson Student Center on The University of Alabama’s campus and is open to healthcare professionals, community and […]

Bill repealing hospital stay for women after giving birth withdrawn

A stay of 48 hours is standard, particularly to observe a mother for risks of postpartum hemorrhage, the single most common complication after delivery, said Dr. John McDonald, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the College of Community Health Sciences


“For a change, let’s not talk about the Affordable Care Act, expansion of Medicaid, regional care organizations or anything else that’s controversial in health care. (This could be a short conversation.) Instead, let’s talk about something about which most people would agree: Despite having the best hospital facilities, the best technology and the best trained doctors and health care professionals, our current health care system leaves a lot to be desired in the way it’s organized and delivers care, especially given the poor population health outcomes we get.


Learn out more about the College and our commitment to improving and promoting the health of Alabama.

Strategic Planning

Read about the College’s road map into the future and its four-pronged strategic planning process.

On Rounds

Learn more about the College through our twice-annual publication called On Rounds .

Contact Us

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