OUR MISSION

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.

We accomplish this mission by

Shaping globally capable, locally relevant and culturally competent physicians through learner-centered, community-based medical education and mentoring.

Addressing the physician workforce needs of Alabama and the region with a focus on comprehensive Family Medicine residency training.

Engaging communities as partners, particularly in rural and underserved areas, in efforts that improve the health of Alabama’s citizens.

Providing high-quality, patient-centered, efficient clinical services. Fostering scholarship in relevant and innovative community-oriented research to influence population health and support community providers.

OUR CORE VALUES

Integrity
Social Accountability
Learning
Innovation
Patient-Centeredness
Transparency
Interprofessional Collaboration

MEETING OUR MISSION

Programs and Initiatives that Support the College’s Mission

More Mission Moments

Bringing attention to a mental health crisis in jails

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College receives grant to provide colonoscopy training to faculty and residents

By Kimberly Florence The College of Community Health Sciences…

Pickens County high school students visit College

Two dozen Pickens County high school students interested in health…

UMC clinic helps children and families navigate foster care

By Amelia Neumeister As a foster parent, Dr. Brian Gannon…