Upcoming Events

January 9, 2018

Webinar: What Do Chaplains Do? Evidence from Chaplains Working in Palliative Care

Time: 1:00 PM  CST - 2:00 PM  CST

Pastoral Care Library

Patients/Families

What We Do

We are available to visit with you and other important people in your life around the clock during your stay at UAB Hospital, or when visiting The Kirklin Clinic.

Whether you feel discouraged or afraid, frustrated or grateful, it usually helps to have someone to talk to who allows you to feel whatever you’re feeling, and to walk alongside you.  We listen and offer hope as we support you in your spiritual journey.

Also, if you need special prayers, a free copy of your holy Scriptures, sacraments, or other special needs, we can provide these items as well as connect you with your clergy from your congregation, or someone from your same faith background.

Where We Are

Our offices are located on the first floor in the West Pavilion of UAB Hospital next to the Interfaith Chapel and Patient Discharge.  We are open M-F, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (CST), and we always have a Chaplain available in the hospital.  It is usually easier for us to come to you.

How to Reach Us (any of the following)

  • Ask a nurse or any UAB employee to contact a Chaplain for you.
  • Call *55 from any hospital phone and ask for the On Call Chaplain.
  • Call UAB Paging at 205.934.3411, and ask for the On Call Chaplain.
  • Call UAB Pastoral Care’s office directly 205.934.4254 between 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Email UAB Pastoral Care at chaplains@uab.edu.
  • Email the Director of Pastoral Care, Malcolm Marler, at mmarler@uab.edu.