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

Parkinsonism, ADHD in Grandchildren and Geriatric Depression topics in fall semester of Mini Med School

Mini Medical School is back in session this fall semester. The…

Flu Shot Campaign Begins

The annual University of Alabama flu shot campaign, an effort…

Future physicians create an English-Spanish tool kit while learning to better communicate with Latino patients

When University of Alabama medical student Roshmi Bhattacharya…

Rural Medical Scholars and Rural Community Health Scholars attend orientation

This year’s classes of Rural Medical Scholars and Rural Community…

Medical Students Connect with Community

Forty first-year medical students picked tomatoes, eggplants…