Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Barnett is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Having previously completed a residency in combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics and a fellowship in Palliative Care for both children and adults, he now attends on the palliative care services at UAB and Children’s of Alabama. He is the Program Director of the UAB Palliative Medicine Fellowship and is the Core Leader for Education in the UAB Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics & Palliative Care. He has been a faculty consultant in communication skills for the United States Medical Licensing Clinical Skills exam. Dr. Barnett is a senior faculty facilitator for the national VITALtalk communication skills program, and he has started an Advanced Communication Training program at UAB. He has presented at the national meetings of the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, the National Black Nurses Association, and at the Veterans Affairs National Center for Ethics in Health Care. Dr. Barnett is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Research Overview

  • Communication Skills Training in Medical Education
    Interprofessional Education in Palliative Care
  • Education And Training

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Chief Resident 2010
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 2007
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Internship 2007
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 2010
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Residency 2009
  • University of Pittsburgh, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2012
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2012
  • Full Name

  • Michael Barnett
  • Fax

  • 205-975-8173