Residents enjoy their training at UAB, because here they find a faculty committed to excellence in patient care and education plus a comfortable, convenient environment. Whether you are preparing for a future in the practice of general internal medicine, further education in a sub specialty fellowship, or research,you will benefit from UAB's vast educational opportunities and a broad exposure to comprehensive internal medicine. Begin learning for life where you will benefit most – the UAB Internal Medicine Residency Training Program.
We offer the following training programs
3-year Internal Medicine Residency Program
1-year Internal Medicine before continuing on into another specialty
Research and clinical program for clinician scientists
5 year combined Internal Medicine and Genetics training
4 year combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics training
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.