UAB ranked #1 Best Large Employer in America by Forbes

UAB campus. Photo via Bham Now

In a recent article, Forbes named The University of Alabama at Birmingham as one of the best large employers in America. As a matter of fact, UAB ranked as #1 on the list that includes institutions like Yale, Trader Joe’s, Mayo Clinic and more. Keep reading to see what landed them at the top.

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Over 2,000 healthcare jobs open in Birmingham now including these 15

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UAB wants you to join their staff. Photo via UAB Medicine’s Facebook

According to the Jefferson County Health Department, there are roughly 54,012 cases of COVID-19 in our area. There are also over 2,000 healthcare jobs available in Birmingham right now. Here are just 15 of those available jobs to help Birmingham through this crisis.

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On a historic day, the first COVID vaccines arrived in Bham yesterday. Now what?

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The first COVID vaccines arrived at UAB yesterday, December 15. Photo via UAB

December 15 was another record-setting day with regard to COVID—161 inpatients were being treated for the virus at UAB. It’s also the day when the first shipment of COVID vaccines arrived at in Birmingham at UAB hospital and 15 other locations across the state of Alabama. Find out what this historic moment means for the healthcare workers on the front lines of the pandemic, and what happens next.

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See 67-foot high ‘thank you’ to healthcare heroes light show at UAB Hospital (videos +photos)

Thank you to healthcare professionals digital light show projected on the wall at UAB Hospital by Diversified, a national digital technology provider. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

It all started in New York City.  When healthcare professionals ended their shifts, residents throughout the Big Apple would start applauding and making noise to show their deep appreciation of their work in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic.

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UAB opens specialized COVID clinic in downtown Birmingham

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CDC’s laboratory test kit for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Photo via CDC’s website

UAB is making strides to keep patients safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Get all of the details on UAB’s new specialized COVID clinic open now in downtown Birmingham, plus find out how you can contribute to the cause and support them now!

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UAB Hospital ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report

UAB Hospital
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The results are in. UAB Hospital was ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report in ten medical specialities, with four other specialities listed as “high-performing.” The high rankings don’t stop there. Once again, UAB Hospital was ranked as the No. 1 hospital in the state of Alabama.

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