Thank you for your interest in the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Obesity Medicine Fellowship Program. The objective of our program is to provide exceptional training which will aid in advancing the fields of Obesity and Clinical Nutrition.


  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited residency: Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, OBGYN, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Preventive Medicine, or Psychiatry
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in completed specialty
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency/green card (H1B considered only for exceptional applicants).
  • Alabama State medical license, which must be obtained in advance of start date

Fellowship Application

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • School transcripts
  • USMLE Scores
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement outlining your individual and unique interest in the fields of Obesity and Clinical Nutrition including how you plan to contribute to further advance these fields.

Application Timeline

For Fellowship Beginning July 1, 2023: The standard application form is available HERE.

We are currently accepting applications for the fellowship position
July 1, 2023—Beginning of Fellowship Training

For further information please contact:

Monica Agarwal

Monica Agarwal, MD
Program Director

Julie Burge

Julie Burge
Fellows Program Coordinator