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.

All R-1 positions for the 2015 - 2016 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.
  • Minimum score requirements for USMLE Steps:  210 on USMLE Step 1 and 220 on 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.