Applicant Information

POSITIONS OFFERED:
Five-year General Surgery Categorical position
There are seven categorical positions in the General Surgery Residency Program each year.


APPLICATION DEADLINE:
October 31, 2015

All applications are made through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) of National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).


 CATEGORICAL INTERVIEW DATES:

         October 29, 2015
         November 5, 2015
         November 20, 2015
         December 4, 2015
         December 11, 2015


APPLICATION PROCESS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • USMLE scores (Part I and Part II) Passed first attempt on both
  •     USMLE I
        USMLE II
        (CS required pass prior to inclusion in rank list)
  • Recent medical school graduate (e.g., within the past four years)
  • Our institution sponsors the J1 Visa (All questions regarding Visas should be directed to the UAB International Office at 205-934-3328)
  • 1 Year Clinical - United States experience required for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)
  • Electronic Application
  • Medical School Transcript
  • MSPE (Dean's Letter)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Wallet size photo
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  • a personal statement


  • Inquiries regarding the General Surgery Residency Program should be submitted to:

    John R. Porterfield, Jr., M.D.
    Department of Surgery
    Attention: Residency Program Office
    1922 7th Avenue South, 217 Kracke Building
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0016
    Phone: (205) 934-9600