A research experience enhances students' critical thinking and problem solving abilities, skills essential for excellence in clinical practice. For many medical students, research provides an opportunity to discover new knowledge in an area of medicine that they are passionate about. For students considering careers in academic medicine, research experiences allow them to see first hand what academic medicine entails.

UAB medical students have a number of options for engaging in research while pursuing their medical education. These options range from summer research experiences to dual degree programs.

Medical Student Research & Scholarly Activity