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  • Structure of the Fellowship

    A three-year fellowship program in Maternal-Fetal Medicine is structured to provide each fellow with a broad-based experience in all of the clinical and research aspects of maternal-fetal medicine.

    • Outpatient: 6 months
      This rotation is designed to provide the fellow with experience in managing high-risk medical complications in the prenatal care setting
    • Inpatient Labor and Delivery: 2 months
    • Inpatient Antepartum: 4 months
      This rotation is designed to provide the fellow with experience in inpatient high-risk antepartum and complex postpartum care as well as critical care in pregnancy.
    • Surgical Intensive Care Unit: 1 month
    • Ultrasound: 6 months
      This rotation is designed to provide the fellow with a broad range of experience in fetal ultrasound, including genetic screening, 1st trimester ultrasound, fetal echocardiography and diagnostic procedures
    • Genetics: 2 months
      These two rotations are designed to provide the fellow 1) a general understanding of the principle of genetics across a variety of specialties and 2) a focused rotation in prenatal genetic counseling
    • Electives: 4 months
    • Research: 12 months
    MFM Block Schedule

    MFM Genetics Block Schedule
  • Past MFM-Fellows

    Recent Graduates


    Rubymel Knupp - Regional Obstetric Consultants (of Mednax), Jacksonville, FL

    Ayamo Oben - HCA Women's, Houston, TX


    Elisa Bushman -- Allegheny Perinatal Associates, Pittsburgh, PA

    Lindsay Robbins -- EVMS Maternal Fetal Medicine, Newport News, VA


    Elizabeth Ausbeck -- Novant Health, Charlotte, NC

    David Becker -- University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK


    Chase Cawyer -- The University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Daniel Pasko -- Prisma Health, Greenville, SC


    Spencer Kuper -- Tri-State Perinatology, Adjunct Indiana University School of Medicine


    S. Lindsay Wood -- High-Risk Pregnancy Center Las Vegas,  Adjunct UNLV School of Medicine  

    Sarah Anderson -- Univ. of Colorado Health Maternal-Fetal Medicine Clinic – Memorial Central


    Akila Subramaniam (MFM/Genetics) -- The University of Alabama at Birmingham


    Joseph Fitzwater -- Obstetric Medical Group of Texas, Fort Worth

    Amelia Sutton (MFM/Genetics) -- Novant Health Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Charlotte, NC


    Jessica Cantu -- Texas Perinatal Group Austin, Adjunct UT Austin School of Medicine

  • MFM Conference and Didactics
    • MFM-Neonatal Conference is an integrated conference between MFM and Neonatal Fellows
    • Fellow Research Conference is a conference where updates on fellow research projects are given, in particular the thesis project, to identify any barriers to progress. Also discussion during the Fellow Research Conference will focus on importance, design, and feasibility prior to development and presentation of said project
    • Joint MFM Peds Cards Conference is a conference to review plans of care for patients with an identified fetal cardiac defect and to review outcomes for recently delivered patients.
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Conference is a conference used to review plans of care for patients with heart disease and to review outcomes for recently delivered patients.
    • MFM Journal Club is a conference where the fellow is expected to select a journal article for discussion. 
    • Joint Anesthesia-QI Conference is a conference where the Fellow is expected to present a case with timeline and identification of potential process improvements
    • Wednesday AM Conferences are either an Ultrasound lecture based on a rotating curriculum or an US conference where the Fellow will present pertinent history and organize images for the case presentation from interesting cases. A fetal care attending will ask appropriate questions of the other fellows such as describe the findings, differential diagnosis, prognosis, etc.
    • Friday AM didactics will be on a rotation and consist of maternal care topics, statistics curriculum, a genetics curriculum, and key articles to read.
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  • Research Opportunities

    Please visit the Center for Research in Women's Health for more information on research opportunities and ongoing studies.

  • Fellow Resources
  • Application Process

    Application to the UAB Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Training program should be done via ERAS.

    The basic criteria for downloading an applicant file consist of the following items:

    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Letter of recommendation from Program Director
    • Personal statement
    • Photo
    • CV

    The deadline for applications is May 1, 2024.

    Prerequisites: ABOG eligibility, a state medical license, and completion of an ACGME-accredited residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology are REQUIRED.

    First-year salary: Estimated $68,192 with an opportunity for supplemental (moonlighting) income

    Number of first-year positions: 2

    SMFM UAB Fellowship link here: SMFM UAB Fellowship link

    Contact Us

    For more information or if you have questions regarding the application process, please contact:
    Kathy Selman
    Fellowship Coordinator
    Phone: 205-934-9924
    Email: kselman@uabmc.edu