The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is dedicated to the education of students, physicians, and scientists for careers in practice, teaching and research. Necessary to this educational mission is the provision of excellence in clinical care and service along with basic, clinical and translational research.
Clinical Care & Service
Through its acclaimed Health System and health professional schools, UAB offers world-class care. U.S. News & World Report
and other national publications consistently rank UAB’s innovative programs and expert specialists among the best in America. For patients, that means they can trust UAB for the most advanced, most promising treatments—including some available nowhere else in the region.
UAB is one of America’s premier research universities, ranking among the top 20 in funding from the National Institutes of Health and earning more than $470 million per year in contract and grant support, which includes over $3.4 million in grant funding within the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. With a world-renowned academic health center and 80 interdisciplinary research centers, UAB’s pioneering breakthroughs offer new solutions and new hope for families and communities worldwide.