Our Medical Student Financial Services Office is dedicated to ensuring our students are confident and empowered about money matters throughout their medical education. We provide:

  • one-on-one meetings for students to understand loans and financial aid,
  • budgeting and expense planning sessions at key milestones throughout medical school;
  • webinars, Lunch and Learn events and Learning Community sessions to share topics relevant to students in different stages of their medical school careers,
  • our Money Matters email newsletter, which goes to all students with tips, important notices and dates, reminders, and other resources that will assist you in making decisions on how to manage your loans during and after medical school,
  • videos on financial wellness topics  

We’re also active on the student Slack. Join the #moneymatters channel for the latest updates.

Make an Appointment

Have questions about financial aid or scholarships? Need help figuring out your budget? Make an appointment with La Shaundria Thomas, MSM, program manager for Medical Student Financial Services.

Schedule your appointment online or contact La Shaundria at llthomas@uab.edu or 205-934-2332.

Upcoming Events

Financial Wellness

  • Thursday, February 3, 2022, Time TBD – MS3 Class Meeting: Financial Aspects of your Fourth Year
  • Friday, February 11, 2022, 1:00 – 2:15 pm CST – MS4 Class Meeting: Nicole Knight w/ AAMC presents Loan Repayment Strategies
  • Friday, February 14, 2022 – MS4 Graduation Questionnaire (GQ) Opens

AAMC/First Friday Webinars

AAMC Resources

Money Matters Budgeting Workbook

Download the workbook

Money Matters Newsletter Archive

January 2022

Contact us

If you have questions about completing the FAFSA, please contact the La Shaundria Thomas at medschoolscholarship@uab.edu or 205-934-2332.