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The UAB Department of Otolaryngology interviews applicants for four post-graduate year one (PGY-1) positions each year. Eligibility requirements of UAB Hospital and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) are available on the following websites:

Heersink School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education 

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Eligible applicants may apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Hiring Process

Applicants will be selected for interviews on the basis of residency program-related criteria such as preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, as well as personal qualities, such as motivation and integrity.

The program director, in conjunction with the program's education committee and/or teaching faculty, reviews all applications. Personal interviews are granted to those applicants thought to possess the most appropriate qualifications, as determined by guidelines established by the program.

Interview dates will be offered in a formal letter and/or email to the chosen applicants. The interview dates will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Interviews will be conducted virtually for the upcoming academic year. The official match day will be announced annually by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).