ReportIt System
  • You can use ReportIt to report incidents of mistreatment, commend a fellow student or faculty member for a job well done, or report a maintence issue in Volker. 

MSS On Call
  • Someone from MSS is always on call in case you have an emergency. You can reach MSS On-Call anytime by calling UAB Paging 205-934-3411 and asking to page the MSS Director on Call.

Exam dates, academic calendars, and module director contact information

Service opportunities
  • Limited and long-term service learning opportunities are available through the Office of Service learning. Click here to find out more. 
  • If you're interested in finding our more about the Health Equity Scholars Program, email Caroline Harada, MD, Assistant Dean for Community-Engaged Scholarship.

Residency Application Process
  • You can find Dr. Peterson's overview of the Fourth Year here
  • Complete information about the Residency application process can be found by clicking the Residency Application Resources & Timeline. Some information is repeated on this page and the MS4 Class page. 

Picking a Career Advisor
  • An important step in the transition from third year to fourth year is picking a Career Advisor. You will meet with this person to plan your fourth-year schedule and get advice about applying to residency programs. 
  • The list of Career Advisors can be found here.
  • Not sure what specialty is right for you, consider listening to a collection of podcasts at The Undifferentiated Medical Student (TUMS). The podcasts are interviews with at least one physician from each of the 120+ specialties and sub-specialties. 

Scheduling Your Fourth Year (Update for 2019-2020)

Presentations from MS3 Class Meeting

Other Helpful Links:
  • UABSOM Student Senate
  • Disability Support Services: Accommodations must be requested through the UAB Disability Support Office. If you have any questions about disability-related accommodations in medical school, you can contact Disability  Support  Services directly, or Brook Hubner, the School of Medicine's DSS liaison. All information is confidential, and your diagnosis/diability does not need to be disclosed in order to consult on the process to receive accommodations.
  • Student Organizations: To find a list of student organizations and leadership, click here. Note: Student groups are responsible for maintaining their own lists of officers. More information on student orgs can be found on the Student Life page (link in lefthand menu). 
  • UABSOM Honor Council: Review the UABSOM Honor Code or report a potential violation here
  • Ordering Scrubs: Scrubs can be ordered directly from UAB Hospital. Click here and follow the instructions. 
  • Housing information can be found here.