University of Alabama

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History

"The major clinical facility within the Medical Center is UAB Hospital, consisting of approximately 1,100 beds in multiple separate structures. In 2015, UAB Hospital was ranked the nation's third-largest public hospital. The North Pavilion, opened in 2004, houses the University Emergency Department as well as a number of inpatient medical, surgical, and critical care beds and operating suites.

The second component Emergency Department is situated at Children's of Alabama, a 350-bed freestanding pediatric specialty hospital with a combined volume of more than 120,000 pediatric and adult visits to the ED in 2013, the UAB Emergency Medicine Residency Program provides the resident with exposure to a broad and deep variety of critical and non-critical adult and pediatric illnesses and injuries."

Leadership

  • Department Chair: Janyce Stanford, MD, MBA, FACEP
  • Program Director: Andrew R Edwards, MD, FACEP
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director: Todd Peterson, MD
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director: Charles Khoury, MD
  • Research Director: Henry Wang, MD

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

  • University of Alabama Hospital

Secondary Hospital

  • Children's Hospital of Alabama

Tertiary Hospital

  • Baptist South

Curriculum

PGY1

  • 5 UED
  • 1 Peds EM
  • 1 Junior Trauma
  • 1 Cardiology
  • 1 Internal Medicine
  • 1 MICU
  • 1 OB
  • Anesthesia/Ultra Sound (1 block)
  • 1 Vacation (3 wks+ 1 week holiday)

PGY2

  • 8.5 UED/Peds ED
  • EMS (integrated with EM months)
  • Trauma and Resuscitation (integrated)
  • 1 Community ED
  • 1 PICU
  • 1 Elective
  • .5 Ophthalmology
  • 1 Vacation (3 wks+ 1 week holiday)

PGY3

  • 8 UED/Peds EM (integrated with EM months)
  • Trauma and Resuscitation (integrated)
  • 1 Community EM
  • 1 ED Administration/Research
  • 1 Elective
  • 1 Vacation (3 wks+ 1 week holiday)

Electives

Fellowships

  • Ultrasound
  • Research
  • International

Contact Information

Adrienne Fowler, Residency Coordinator

Phone: +1 205 934 3640
Fax: +1 205 996 9590
alfowler@uabmc.edu

External Links

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