What does UAB Medicine stand for?

What does UAB Medicine stand for?

University of Alabama at Birmingham.

What level trauma is UAB?

Level 1 Trauma Center
We are a Level 1 Trauma Center. UAB Hospital is the only Level I Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons in the state of Alabama, and is a major treatment center in the southeastern U.S. for patients suffering traumatic injury.

What vaccine is UAB using?

All UAB employees can now make an appointment to receive a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. UAB is administering the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, which requires two shots separated by at least 21 days.

What is UAB Hospital known for?

UAB Hospital was rated as “high performing,” the highest classification, in 14: abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, acute kidney failure, aortic valve surgery, COPD, colon cancer surgery, diabetes, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, lung cancer surgery, pneumonia, spinal fusion, stroke, and transcatheter …

How do you call a patient at UAB?

If you would like to contact a patient, please call 205-934-4322 and give the first and last name of the patient. You will be connected to the patient’s room.

Does UAB have an ER?

Birmingham, AL 35233. The UAB Hospital Emergency Department provides compassionate and immediate care for critically ill or injured adult patients. Round-the-clock access to world-class specialists makes UAB Hospital’s Emergency Department the best choice for the highest level of care when you need it.

What is the Kirklin Clinic at UAB?

The Kirklin Clinic is the primary adult outpatient clinic of the medical staff of UAB Hospital, and of the faculty of the University of Alabama School of Medicine. Kirklin Clinic also is the site for many clinical rotations in the medical school’s doctoral and residency programs.

Does UAB require Covid vaccine for employees?

UAB Health System requires COVID-19 vaccines for UAB Health System employees. To stop the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant and protect patients and each other, UAB Health System requires employees and people working in its hospital and clinics to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Is UAB the best hospital?

UAB Hospital tops the list of best hospitals in Alabama again, according to U.S. News & World Report. UAB Hospital tops the list of best hospitals in Alabama again, according to U.S. News & World Report. (Photography: Steve Wood) has again been named the best hospital in Alabama by U.S. News & World Report.