College of Community Health Sciences
FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY
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One out of eight Alabama family physicians graduated from our residency — one of the largest family medicine residencies in the U.S.
MEDICAL STUDENT EDUCATION
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Third- and fourth-year medical students from the University of Alabama School of Medicine, headquartered in Birmingham, receive their clinical training at the College, which also functions as the Tuscaloosa Regional Campus for UASOM.
UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
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The College operates the multi-specialty University Medical Center, West Alabama’s largest community practice, which forms the base for a clinical teaching program.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
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We are dedicated to improving and promoting the health of individuals and communities in Alabama and the region through leadership in medical education and primary care; the provision of high quality, accessible health care services; and scholarship.
READ THE REPORT
View the 2013 Community Report issue of the College’s semiannual publication. This issue features College alumni and how they care for their communities.
FOR YOUR HEALTH
As part of the UA Health Corner, the College and the University have created a series of videos in which College physicians address various health topics and give advice.
Read about the College’s road map into the future and its strategic planning process.
IMPROVING HEALTH IN YOUR COMMUNITY
When Pamela Payne Foster, Associate Professor in the College of Community Health Sciences’s Department of Community and Rural Medicine and Deputy Director of the College’s Institute for Rural Health Research, came to Alabama in 2004, she started an HIV/AIDS tour through the Black Belt to raise awareness and increase testing.
As the summer heats up, many like to cool down by taking a swim. Before jumping into those cool waters, check out these water safety tips from The University of Alabama’s Dr. Brian Gannon.
The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences will host a special event, “Better Care, Better Value: The Business Case for the Patient-Centered Medical Home,” July 25 at Hotel Capstone on UA’s campus. The event is free of charge and open to the public.
“Academic medical centers have a critical role, even a duty, I would argue, to contribute to improved population health. At The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, we accept and pursue that mission through a four-dimensional strategy …”
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