Action Item

Returning from Leave of Absence

Returning to Birmingham from Regional Campus

OMFS

Transfer

BlazerID and Email Account
Create as soon as possible.
www.uab.edu/blazerid

     

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Health Compliance, Immunizations, and Health Records
Check UAB Student Health Services Patient Portal for compliance. Take steps to gain compliance, if necessary.

Contact: medclearance@uab.edu

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Health Insurance
Submit an insurance waiver if you have personal health insurance.

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Dental Insurance

Students may be waived from the dental health program if the waiver form and proof of dental insurance is submitted to the Student Dental Health Program. A letter from your dental insurance company with student(s) name, address, social security number and the type of dental coverage provided will serve as proof of insurance.

Waiver Form

Students who do not have dental coverage will be automatically signed up for UAB coverage and billed on their student account.  More information in the brochure and enrollment letter:

Enrollment Letter

General Information

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HIPAA Training
Must be completed prior to first rotation. Email Jason Noah, to get the training module assigned. Email completion certificate to gbf@uab.edu.

     

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IMPACT Training
Must be completed prior to first rotation. Will be assigned through the UAB Learning System. Completion Certification needs to be sent to physci@uab.edu Account may be deactivated after extended period of non-use.

Contact rseay@uab.edu with any questions.

Regional campus students should also ensure local EMR access.

Contact: helpdesk@uabmc.edu

Regional campus students should also ensure local EMR access.

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BLS Certification
Ensure your card is current and will not expire during term. Contact Kaitlin Higginbotham or renew directly with BREMSS. Regional campus student renew per campus instructions.

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Mask Fitting
For Birmingham students, schedule an appointment at The Workplace Occupational Health Clinic. Regional campus students should contact their respective coordinators.

   

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Course Schedule
MS1 & MS2: No action required
MS3 & MS4: Contact campus scheduler

Birmingham- Marla Ferguson
Huntsville- Arely Jaimes
Tuscaloosa- Brittany Coulter
Montgomery- Britney Sellers

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ONE Card ID
Required on the first day of your rotation. Obtain from any of the carding locations.

     

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iPad
Contact MEIS to receive iPad: 205-934-6620.

   

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White Coat
UAB provides one white coat to every student, including transfer and OMFS students. Contact Kaitlin Higginbotham (khigginb@uab.edu) for details.

   

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Update your contact information
Ensure contact information is up to date. Click on the first link on the “Registrar and Records” page.

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Regional Campus Coordinator
Only for MS3 and MS 4 students attending Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, or Montgomery. Contact your regional campus coordinator to ensure all requirements have been met.

If you are an MSTP student, please contact Randy Seay for additional requirements.

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Learning Community
Check in with BOTH Jason Noah and your lead mentor.

Transfer student should check in with Jason Noah to receive your LC assignment and introduction to your faculty mentor.

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Disability Support Services
To receive accommodations, please register with Disability Support Services.

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Computer Requirements
Please review computer requirements to ensure your technology is compatible.

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B-ALERT
Register for UAB’s emergency notification system B-ALERT or update your existing information. Contact safety@uab.edu or visit UAB Emergency Management for more information.

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Rave Guardian App
Download the Rave Guardian campus safety app for free. Learn more about Rave Guardian from UAB Emergency Management

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Check and Clear Holds in Blazernet
Log in to BlazerNet to check and clear any holds. A hold on your account may prevent us from registering you for the term, which will delay your financial aid disbursement. You may also be pulled from your courses if you are not registered.

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Meet with Medical Student Financial Services
Schedule a time with Medical Student Financial Services to discuss how your leave of absence may affect your finances and financial aid award.

More info: medschoolscholarship@uab.edu
Request an Appointment

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UAB CERNER Remote Access Request
Must be completed prior to first rotation. The Remote-Factor Authentication (RFA) is required for all students who need to have off-campus access to CERNER (EHR/EMR). Instructions to gain access are as follows:

Contact: rseay@uab.edu with any questions.

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Credentialing
Complete credentialing requirements

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Optional Actions

Parking
Visit UAB Parking to apply for parking.

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Rec Center Access
Included in student fees. Learn more about University Recreation.

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