Fellowship Application Information


fellow_medstudent_200 The UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) for sub-specialty fellowships. Applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

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Application Requirements


Education

At the time of application, applicants must be enrolled in or have completed an ACGME accredited Internal Medicine training program.


Standards

Candidates must be
  • clinically competent
  • professional
  • committed
  • highly ethical

Language Requirements

Excellent command of the English language is mandatory.  USMLE scores and in-training exam scores will be considered.


Research Experience

Research experience prior to or during Internal Medicine Residency is desirable.


Equity & Diversity

UAB and the Division of Cardiovascular Disease encourages under-represented minorities and women to apply.


International Medical Graduates

In order to eligible for enrollment, graduates must be enrolled in or have completed an ACGME accredited Internal Medicine training program at the time of application.


Citizenship

Applicants who are not US-citizens or permanent residents, must be eligible for J-1 or H-1 visas for the duration of training.


Application Submission


Fellowship Matching Program

The UAB Cardiovascular Fellowship Program participates in the National Residency Matching Program.

  • Applicants are encouraged to voice track preferences.
  • Every attempt will be made to accommodate these preferences.
  • Because all tracks are matched through a single NRMP match list, enrollment in a specific track cannot be guaranteed.
  Applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Interviews

Applications are reviewed in December; invitations are extended for interviews to be held in March and April of the following year.

At the time of the interview, candidates will be provided with information about program policies and procedures, salary and benefits, and will receive a sample contract for review.


Notification of Acceptance

 

Enrollment Requirements


Certification

Applicants accepted into the Fellowship Program must be board-eligible or board-certified in Internal Medicine.


Licensing

Applicants must obtain an Alabama Medical License before being officially enrolled in the Fellowship Program.
  • The application and supporting information must be submitted to the State Board of Medical Examiners in a timely fashion.
  • Cardiology Fellows are allowed no patient contact until the license has been issued.
  • Appointment to the program may be delayed if a license has not been issued before the beginning of the academic year (July).

Degree Options

Applicants interested primarily in clinical research careers have the opportunity to obtain a Master of Science in Clinical Research from the UAB School of Public Health, but funding is not guaranteed.