Top 10 Reasons to be an Ob/Gyn Resident at UAB

UAB is one of the few programs in the country with accredited fellowships in all 4 specialties. Further, our residents apply to and have great success in all of the specialty matches. See some of the most recent matches below:


 2014 Fellows:

  • 3 GYN Oncology: UAB, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Washington-Seattle
  • 3 MFM: University of Texas-Houston, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • 2 REI: UAB, Rutgers/Robert Wood Johnson

2013 Fellows:

  • 1 GYN Oncology: UAB
  • 2 Urogynecology: UAB and Duke University
  • 1 Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology: UAB
  • 1 Minimal Invasive Surgery: Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia

2012 Fellows:

  • 1 MFM / Genetics: UAB
  • 1 GYN Oncology: UAB
  • 1 REI: Brigham and Women's Hospital

>99th percentile for forceps deliveries compared to other residency programs in the United States
Numerous protected weekly didactics mixed with hands-on learning opportunities. We have biweekly protected education didactics including bimonthly department-wide Morbidity and Mortality Conferences presented by residents. Additionally, we have planned and spontaneous in-unit simulations covering a wide variety of situations. 
Dedicated office space, including a separate chief resident office, with new computers and 2 dedicated clerical personnel leading to efficient workdays.
Catered lunch for every conference, free covered parking, free lab coats, $2200 book fund, and funded attendance to any conference that you have a paper or abstract accepted.
We never need an excuse to have fun!

  • Black Tie Chief's Party
  • Pre-Chief's Roast and Porch Party
  • Christmas Party at the Program Director's or the MFM Division Director's home
  • Resident Retreat: Every fall our attendings and fellows cover each service allowing all residents to attend.  Previous trips include whitewater rafting and lounging at the lake.
  • Impromptu team diners

Birmingham is an extremely livable and affordable city.  Mountains and beaches within easy driving distance ... Football and barbeque ... And over half of all residents own their own homes.  Plus, based on the NY Times article, Birmingham was named one of the trendiest places to live in 2013. To learn more details about the "Magic City," also visit the School of Medicine's Birmingham website.
The new Women and Infants' Center is a $140 million, 60,000-square-foot facility that will allow us to continue to set the standard in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Consistently one of the highest NIH-funded Obstetrics and Gynecology departments in the country with an abundance of opportunities for research.

Day 1 is the day we get you into the OR!!!!!