Children's of Alabama is an integrated child health care network dedicated to providing comprehensive pediatric expertise for the children of Alabama. Children's of Alabama is a private, not-for-profit hospital governed by a volunteer board of trustees. Children's is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama School of Medicine and the UAB Department of Pediatrics. With this affiliation, we have full-time faculty physicians as well as private physicians who provide care for your child. Some of the people caring for your child are resident physicians who have graduated from medical school and work in cooperation with and under the supervision of the medical staff.