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We welcome applications from highly-qualified graduates of allopathic and osteopathic schools in the United States and abroad.

Only electronic applications via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) are accepted for Internal Medicine residency positions. We do not offer a preliminary internal medicine year. We do not accept any applications that are mailed or faxed to our office.

The UAB Huntsville Internal Medicine NRMP number for Match participation is Categorical Track (NRMP # 2947140C0)

Application Consideration Criteria

  • Graduation date less than five years from the year that you are applying.
  • Your USMLE Step 1 score should be greater than or equal to 200 to be considered. For osteopathic applicants, your COMLEX level 1 score should be greater than or equal to 500 to be considered.
  • Your USMLE Step 2 score should be greater than or equal to 220 to be considered. For osteopathic applicants, your COMLEX level 2 score should be greater than or equal to 550 to be considered.
  • You must submit your Step 1 or COMLEX level 1 results with your application for your application to be considered by our program.
  • Due to COVID-19 and keeping in line with guidance from AAIM, our program waives requirements to have Step 2 CS completed and/or posted on your ERAS application.
  • Due to the highly competitive applications received by our program, any applications received with failed test scores will be more subject to higher review than those who do not.
  • U.S. graduates
    • Applicants from allopathic and osteopathic medical schools should be successfully graduated by June 1, 2021.
  • International graduates
    • You must hold the standard Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate at the time of the interview.
    • You must have a Step 2 score greater than or equal to 220 and preferably have passed Step 3.
    • Due to COVID-19, you are not required to have your Step 2 score posted in your ERAS application to be invited for an interview. At the time of ranking, your Step 2 score will need to be completed and posted on your ERAS application.
    • Candidates with multiple attempts on any of the USMLE Steps will not be considered.
    • Hands-on U.S. clinical experience and familiarity with the US medical system is highly recommended, but not a requirement for our program. This does not include observerships or research.
    • Successful applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English.

Application Requirements

The following documents are required by our program for your ERAS file to be considered complete and ready for review by our intern selection committee. Only complete applications will be reviewed.

  • Current Photo
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Dean's Letter
  • USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX level 1 scores. You must submit these results with your application for your application to be considered by our program.
  • Becuae of COVID-19, your Step 2 CK/CS scores will not need to be posted on your ERAS application at the time of interview selection.
  • Clinical Skills Assessment
  • For International Graduates, copy of your ECFMG certificate, if available.

Only electronic applications via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) are accepted for Internal Medicine residency positions. 

International Medical Graduates Policies

International medical graduates must contact the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) for their application materials and eligibility requirements. ECFMG-ERAS Program, PO Box 13467, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3467, USA or go to: www.ecfmg.org to download the application kit.  

A J1 visa sponsorship will be offered to candidates. Our program no longer sponsors H1 visas.