UAB is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has for more than four decades produced continual breakthroughs in education, healthcare, research and service. That collaborative process continues, as the Strategic Plan is refined to forge a brighter future for UAB.
Our story is one of remarkable growth in size, quality, reputation and impact. In a little more than four decades, UAB has transformed from its modest beginnings as an extension center into a doctoral research university and academic medical center. And we have the same audacious vision that led our founders to dream big dreams: To educate, advance discovery, care for the sick, respond to the needs of our community and establish Alabama as a progressive economic center that can change the world.