Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program                        Excellence Without Ego

Applicant Information

Only electronic applications via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) are accepted for Internal Medicine residency positions.

We will soon be accepting applications for the 2014 – 2015 interview season. All R-1 positions for the 2014 – 2015 academic year for the Internal Medicine Residency Program are selected through The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). The UAB Internal Medicine NRMP numbers for Match participation are:

Residency Criteria

  • Graduation date less than five years from the year that you are applying.
  • We do not have a minimal score required for USMLE Step 1 or USMLE Step 2. 
  • USMLE Step 1- You must submit your Step 1 results with your application for your application to be considered by our program.
  • USMLE Step 2- A passing USMLE Step 2 CK score must be posted in ERAS prior to the NRMP rank list submission date for you to be considered for our rank list.
  • Due to the highly competitive applications received by our program, we require that all USMLE steps be passed on the first attempt.
  • For International graduates, we sponsor an H1-B and a J-1 visa.
  • For International graduates, you must hold the standard Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate. You do not have to be certified when applying; however, you must be certified by the match date.
  • Hands on US Clinical experience is not a requirement for our program, however it is highly preferred.  This does not include observerships or research.