The UAB School of Medicine welcomes physicians from all over the world every year to participate in observerships. If you are an international medical graduate looking for pre-residency training opportunities, please contact UAB's Office of International Medical Education (IME) at for assistance. IME requires all international observers to complete certain immunizations and sign university policies in order to remain compliant with federal, state, and local laws concerning clinical exposure. More information about the International Visiting Medical Student and Pre-Residency Training Programs at the School of Medicine can be found here: