Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program                        Excellence Without Ego

Focusing on Diversity

It is the goal of the UAB Internal Medicine Residency Program to provide the top level of training and education to physicians from all over the world with diverse backgrounds. View brochure as PDF.

Faculty Profiles

 Estrada Carlos Estrada, MD, MS
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Henry Ford Hospital (Internal Medicine)
Henry Ford Hospital, University of Michigan (General Internal Medicine Fellowship)“Being on faculty at UAB is enjoyable because of the diversity of the workforce. Having faculty members and residents from different backgrounds allows us to better identify with patients, in turn leading to improved patient care and greater patient satisfaction.”
 Richard_Sims Richard Sims, MD
Harvard Medical School
Harlem Hospital (Internal Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania Hospital (Geriatrics)“I look forward everyday to teaching residents and medical students alike, and truly believe that a diverse housestaff leads to an enhanced educational experience for all.”
 Durant Raegan Durant, MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins University
Duke University Hospital (Internal Medicine)
Harvard Medical School (General Internal Medicine Fellowship)“I was originally drawn to UAB by the extensive research opportunities and nurturing professional environment, and have been extremely satisfied during my time here. My research interest lies in studying heart failure in minority patients, and I have been able to explore this issue thoroughly with full support from my colleagues.”

Resident Profiles

Shawna Reshard, MD
Xavier University of Louisiana
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
PGY-4 Med/Peds

“I was attracted to UAB because of the strong and balanced programs of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Since starting residency at UAB, I have not been disappointed. UAB has it all—excellent medicine, enthusiastic teaching, and great people who are passionate about patient care.”

Shani Woolard, MD
Duke University 
University of Maryland School of Medicine
PGY-3 Categorical 

“The variety of hospital settings in which UAB residents serve, the vast array of international opportunities, and the diversity of the patient population of Birmingham, AL are what have made my experience in UAB’s internal medicine program truly enjoyable.”

Greg Payne, MD, PhD
Yale University
Indiana University School of Medicine
PGY-2 ABIM Research Pathway

“UAB offers a wealth of opportunities to grow as a physician, scholar and individual. The program’s dedication to clinical training and medical discovery is balanced by its commitment to serve the surrounding communities. The ability to incorporate clinical excellence into a compassionate, collegial environment helps to make residency at UAB an irreplaceable experience.”