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About USA Health

In the lab and in the classroom, at our physician offices and across our campuses, USA Health is Transforming Medicine™ throughout the region.

USA Health is Transforming Medicine™ along the Gulf Coast.

Beginning with the founding of the Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine in 1973, USA Health stands as the only academic health system along the upper Gulf Coast. It provides excellent healthcare to the region's diverse population at USA Health University Hospital and the renowned USA Health Children's & Women's Hospital, one of only a handful of freestanding hospitals in the country dedicated to the healthcare needs of children and women. In 2023, USA Health purchased Providence Hospital, providing convenient access to care for residents of west Mobile. Additionally, continuous research and technological advancements keep the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute at the forefront of cancer treatment and outcomes. The health system employs more than 7,200 clinical and nonclinical staff members, including some 180 academic physicians who serve dual roles treating patients and teaching the next generation of medical doctors.

Awards and Recognitions

As the region’s leading provider of innovative healthcare, USA Health frequently receives accolades from our peers and national organizations. Here are just a few.

2023 American Heart Association Gold Plus Stroke 8502020 American Heart Association Gold Plus Heart FailureDNV Certified Stroke Center 2023The Joint Commission National Quality ApprovalMelanoma Center Of Excellence Image2017 Accc Innovator AwardNational Committee For Quality Assurance NcqaCommission On Cancer Accredited Program

The Mission and Vision of USA Health

From the lab to the hospital, from fighting cancer to fighting colds, medicine is ever changing at USA Health. Our culture encourages curiosity and challenges assumptions as we push each other to improve the health of patients. What we discover in the lab, we take to the hospital. What we learn in the classroom, we apply in real life. What goes on behind the scenes directs what goes on in the hallways of our hospitals and in doctors' offices. It’s a culture dedicated to Transforming Medicine™ in every way possible.

Our Mission:
We help people lead longer, better lives.

Our Vision:
USA Health strives to be the premier integrated, patient-centered healthcare organization in our region. We educate future generations of healthcare providers, and we discover innovative ways to help people become healthier.

Our Values:
Teamwork: We believe a team approach offers the best healthcare for our patients.
Patient-centered: We partner with our patients, their families and their communities.
Quality: We provide the best quality healthcare to our patients.
Respect: We respect our patients and each other.
Service: We strengthen our community and our region through outreach focused on improving health.

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Clinical Trials

To help accelerate medical advancements and improve the lives of patients, USA Health continually participates in the latest clinical trials, both nationally and regionally, to develop and test new medicines and treatment options. Learn more about participating in one of our many ongoing clinical trials.

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Education & Research

As an academic health system, USA Health offers unique innovations brought about by our extensive research capabilities and education programs. This includes everything from clinical trials and new treatments to residency programs and other opportunities for educating the next generation of medical professionals.

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Health Equity and Disparity Policies

At USA Health, we are committed to providing quality care to all patients. Efforts to identify disparities impacting individuals and groups lead us to close those gaps and move our community towards a healthy future.

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Leadership at USA Health

A respected group of faculty, physicians and other staff members lead our academic health system in the charge to provide innovative healthcare to the communities of the upper Gulf Coast.

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Observations and Engagement

Interested in clinical observations, clinical internships, administrative internships, clinical interviews or planning a field trip? Learn more about all of our USA Health engagement opportunities.

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Working at USA Health

USA Health is always looking for talented people to join our healthcare team. Check the list of job opportunities currently available.

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USA Health Brand Guidelines

These guidelines govern the appropriate use of the USA Health brand messages, logo, colors and typefaces. They explain how to apply these guidelines to print materials, websites, signage, stationery and other materials.

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Contact USA Health

USA Health is here for you. Reach out to us if you have a question about billing, research, volunteering, insurance or even just want to tell us about your experience at USA Health. You can expect to hear from us soon.

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