The American Physician Scientists Association (APSA) was developed for and is administrated by aspiring physician-scientists from around the country. The mission of National APSA as well as the UAB Chapter is to support the training of successful physician-scientists by providing opportunities for professional development, career planning, and networking within the scientific and medical communities. The overarching goal of the UAB APSA Chapter is to ensure that the unique training needs of aspiring physician-scientists are met and that they have a strong voice within the UAB biomedical community.