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Please read the given instructions and then apply below

1. Complete the online application.

In addition to completing the required fields, you will need to have the following information ready to upload (pdf is best) since it is not possible to save your application and come back to complete it at a later time. You will receive a confirmation email once the application is submitted.

    • Have your Statement of Academic Interest and Career Goals ready to upload. Describe your previous research and clinical experience (if any), scientific areas of interest, hobbies, and plans for post-baccalaureate research and clinical activities. Two pages maximum.

    • Have your resume ready to upload.

    • References/letters of recommendation - You will need contact information for two letters of recommendation.

2. Decide whether you want to apply for PARAdiGM only, PARAdiGM and SIBS, or a combination of 5 programs. 

If you are interested in and eligible for one or all programs, you may choose that option and complete only one application.  You can find more information about SIBS here: http://www.uab.edu/medicine/sibs/.  

3. Transcript.

To maintain your privacy, transcripts should NOT be uploaded. Please mail or email yours to the PARAdiGM address below. We accept official or unofficial transcripts, which should include Fall 2022 grades. You should not wait for your transcript to be available before you submit your application - it can be sent in separately at any time prior to the February 28th deadline. If you are chosen to be a PARAdiGM student you will be asked to submit an official transcript at that time.

4. Letters of Recommendation.  

Two confidential letters of recommendation are required.  You will be asked to input contact information (name, institution/department, and email address) for your two references into the online application.  They will then receive an email from our office requesting a letter of recommendation for you. 

It is your  responsibility to check with them to make sure they have received the email and sent us your letter.  If they think they have not received the email, have them check their spam box.

Guidelines for letters of recommendation are available in Frequently Asked Questions. Letters of recommendation must be received no later than March 7, 2023, a week after the February 28th application deadline.

2024 Applications at OPEN!

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Please contact us at sibs@uab.edu or at 205.996.0811 

Mailing Address:
Physician Scientist Development Office
SIBS and PARAdiGM Programs
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Suite 160, 912 Building #2
912 18th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35294-2182

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