Medical Student Education
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine – Tuscaloosa Regional Campus

Welcome to the Tuscaloosa Regional Campus of the UAB Heersink School of Medicine, which is the home of the Primary Care Track. We provide clinical training for third and fourth year medical students from the Heersink School of Medicine. The Primary Care Track is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in clinical medicine through longitudinal experiences with patients, lasting relationships with mentoring physicians, and special programming on population health and physician leadership skills.

For more information about our program please contact us at (205) 348-1384 or

Tuscaloosa Regional Campus Highlights

  • Student-centered curriculum
  • Low faculty-student ratios (often 1:1) and excellent clinical training in a community setting
  • Preparation for careers in primary care fields (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics) and community-based Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neurology, Psychiatry, General Surgery and other subspecialties
  • Personal and professional development with a highly visible and accessible student support team