Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program                        Excellence Without Ego

Research Opportunities

All internal medicine residents are offered up to 2 months of dedicated research time in the PGY-2 and PGY-3 years as well as the opportunity to apply for a dedicated 3 month research block (TIME-R program).

Residents interested in a research elective have a broad spectrum of research opportunities available to them. The UAB Department of Medicine ranks consistently in the top 20 in the nation for NIH awards. The Department comprises 16 divisions, all of which have extramurally funded research programs. Additionally, the Department is the hub of a number of major centers of research, several of national prominence, directed by members of the Department of Medicine faculty:


Residents whose research efforts are selected for presentation at national conferences are given financial support for travel and presentation expenses.