|May 3, 1963
|USA founded by an act of the Alabama Legislature.
|USA opens its doors to the students of Mobile County and the state of Alabama.
|The Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Medical Association
sent representatives to USA to assess the possibilities of establishing a medical
|A resolution of the Alabama Legislature supported establishment of a medical school
under the auspices of the University of South Alabama.
|$4.5 million committed by City and County of Mobile to establish USA College of Medicine.
|Mobile General Hospital is transferred to the University.
|Dr. Robert M. Bucher named first dean of the College of Medicine.
|The charter class of 25 students enter the College of Medicine.
|Mobile General Hospital renamed University of South Alabama Medical Center.
|The University’s first Ph.D. program — in Basic Medical Sciences — is initiated.
|USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital is established.
|The former Providence Hospital is acquired by the University to house programs of
the colleges of Allied Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing.
|The University acquires Doctors Hospital and Knollwood Park Hospital.
|Dedication of the USA Children’s Park, a 16-acre park at USA Children’s & Women’s
Hospital displaying bronze sculptures celebrating children and families.
|Plans for USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital expansion approved by USA Board of Trustees.
|Dedication of the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute building, representing an investment
of more than $135 million, including $75 million in construction and equipment.
|Groundbreaking on USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital expansion.
|50th Anniversary of USA’s founding and 40th anniversary of College of Medicine.
|USA Mitchell Cancer Institute breaks ground on a new clinic in Fairhope.
|SouthFlight returns to University Hospital.
|USA Medical Center renamed USA Health University Hospital.
|Ground broken on Fanny Meisler Trauma Center at USA Health University Hospital.
|Small baby unit opens at USA Health Children's & Women's Hospital.
|Governor Kay Ivey cuts ribbon on Fanny Meisler Trauma Center at USA Health University
|USA Health gains approval for free-standing surgery center in Baldwin County.
|The USA College of Medicine is renamed the Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine.
|The University announces plans to construct a new medical school on campus.
|USA Health dedicates a medical office building at the new Mapp Family Campus in Baldwin
|The University announces an agreement to acquire Providence Hospital.