UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham) Health System is one of the largest academic medical centers in Alabama providing patient care, clinical research and training. Based in Birmingham, Ala., its centerpiece, UAB Hospital, provides patients in Alabama and surrounding areas a full range of primary and specialty care services. It covers health conditions ranging from brain cancer and heart failure to cosmetic dermatology and nutrition. UAB Health System also provides patient support services, including critical care transport, food and nutritional services and laboratory services. Besides UAB Hospital, its members include four UAB Health Centers, UAB Women and Infants Center, The University of Alabama School of Medicine and Spain Rehabilitation Center, among others. UAB Health System has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a Gold Level Start! Fit Friendly Company.