Emergency Department

UAB MEDICINE is one of the few hospitals in the United States who has a Chaplain dedicated only to the Emergency Department Trauma Team 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.  We are a vital member of the team to help patients’ families stay in touch with the latest news from the medical team about their loved ones’ status, while also giving supportive care to the families.

In addition, we serve as one of the primary support services for the the Emergency Department employees who are under a tremendous amount of stress in one of the busiest Emergency Departments in the country.

Our Trauma Chaplains are:

Monday – Friday

  • Sara Hester, 7a-3p
  • Jeff Woods, 3p-11p
  • Tony Tidwell, 11p-7a

Saturday – Sunday

  • Tasharia Harris, 7a-7p
  • Matt Andrews, 7p-7a