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

Judson Russell, a fellow with The University of Alabama-Pickens County Partnership, conducts a health screening on a student at Reform Elementary School. (Photo by Andrea Mabry)
Dr. Brian Gannon, assistant professor of Pediatrics at CCHS and a pediatrician at University Medical Center, created the FRESH Start Clinic for foster children and their families.
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UMC clinic helps children and families navigate foster care

By Amelia Neumeister As a foster parent, Dr. Brian Gannon…
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Judson Russell, a fellow with The University of Alabama-Pickens County Partnership, conducts a health screening on a student at Reform Elementary School. (Photo by Andrea Mabry)
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Projects underway in UA-Pickens County Partnership

In Pickens County, elementary school students in Gordo are learning…