FAQ for Prospective Fellows

Picture1-150x150These  are a few of the frequently asked questions that should help answer some of your questions about our policies and procedures when applying for a GI fellowship position at UAB.  If you have any additional questions, please do not hestitate to contact us at anytime. 

   When is the deadline for applications?

  • Deadline for applications is July 31st; however, the earlier your application is available to our committee,
    the earlier you may be selected for interview.

Are there any specific USMLE score requirements or any other requirements?

  • USMLE score is considered a specific score but has not been made a requirement
  • Application  Submission Requirements:
  1. If selected you will need to begin the GME application process using ERAS
  2. Current CV (updated within 3 months)
  3. Medical School Diploma and transcripts
  4. Medical School Dean’s Letter
  5. Three (3) total Letters of Recommendation (including former program directors)
  6. Certificate /verification from previous residency training
  7. Must be eligible for Alabama Medical License and Alabama Controlled Substance Certificate
  8. Federal DEA registration
  9. Valid ECFMG Certificate (IMG only)

When do you interview for potential fellowships applicants?

  • We will begin interviewing applicants in August and continue through October.

Do you only accept applications through ERAS for Fellowships or do you accept applications via fax, etc?

  • We participate in the match yearly and only accept applications through ERAS.

Do you accept international medical graduates?

  • Yes, we accept international medical graduates.

Do you sponsor H1B and J1 Visas?

  • Yes, the GI Division can sponsor these visas.

Do you offer an advanced 4th year of fellowship?

  • We are not currently offering an advanced fellowship in therapeutic endoscopy; however, we are offering fellowship positions in inflammatory bowel disease and transplant hepatology.

For more information about our fellowship program contact:

Lisa Jinright (Program Coordinator) at:  205-934-4430 or ljinrigh@uab.edu

For more information about GME policy and procedures at UAB visit our GME website.