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Welcome to UAB ABIM Research Program

Heath Sonya MD MSThe UAB Medicine Scholar's Program was created to develop the next generation of physician scientists. The Program utilizes the ABIM Research Pathway to provide excellent clinical training in Internal Medicine followed by protected time for research during the subsequent fellowship years. The UAB Department of Medicine provides an outstanding academic environment coupled with a strong emphasis on collegiality and collaboration.

Meet Our Residents and Fellows


UAB Medicine Scholars Program

The Internal Medicine Residency Training Program offers a physician scientist program, the ABIM Research Pathway. Two to three applicants each year are accepted to this pathway who have evidence of significant previous research experience and a strong interest in a career as an academic physician-scientist. This track has two career pathways. The Subspecialty Research Pathway guarantees members a 2-year internal medicine residency, 1-2 years of clinical fellowship and 3 years of protected research training to facilitate future career development. The Internal Medicine Research Pathway guarantees a 2-year internal medicine residency and 3 years of protected research training. For more information on this program, please contact the Program by e-mail at tpickens@uab.edu  or visit the ABIM web site for ABIM requirements and qualifications for Board certification


Andrea - APSA-ABIM

Avondale Brewery - August 28, 2014: Residents, Fellows, and Faculty who a part of the ABIM Research Pathway at UAB met with members of the UAB Student Group APSA (American Physician Scientists Association). Our goal for the event was to allow students to get to know the residents and faculty in order to foster a sense of community among physician scientists at UAB and identify potential resident mentors.