Applicants selected for an invitation to interview will be directly contacted by the program coordinator to arrange scheduling of the interview date.  The program participates in the NRMP Match, so all applicants are required to register with the NRMP Match Program, www.nrmp.org.

Applicants should use the The Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) to apply to the pain fellowship. We are in the December cycle, and applications will be accepted beginning December 1st. By that date application requirements will be available from ERAS.

Number of Positions: 4

Duration of fellowship: 12 months

Deadline for submission: April 1st

Location: The University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospitals and Clinics

Director: Alethia B. Sellers, M.D., Program Director

The letters of recommendation (total three) should include the following:

  • One letter preferably from the Director of Pain Services
  • One letter from your residency director at your training institution
  • One additional letter of recommendation


Selected candidates will interview with the fellowship directors and the pain management faculty. Final selection is made by the Department of Anesthesiology Pain Education Committee.

The application package, personal statement, USMLE Scores, letters of recommendation, etc., should be sent via ERAS and any other supplemental information can be sent to:

Alethia B. Sellers, M.D.
c/o Pain Fellowship Program Administrator
UAB-Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Division of Pain Medicine
941 Jefferson Tower 
619 19th Street South 
Birmingham, Alabama 35249-6810 
(205) 996-9571 / AnesFellowshipOffice@uabmc.edu