Thank you for your interest in the Pathology Residency Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Applicants are chosen for invitation for an interview based on holistic review of their ERAS application. Multiple factors not limited to test scores, medical school success, and research activities are considered. Qualified applicants will be contacted via email to schedule a convenient time to interview. Interviews are conducted in a semi-blinded manner with interviewers having access to limited information prior to the interview.

PGY-1 Applicant Requirements

  • Attainment of an M.D. or D.O. degree
  • Eligibility for limited Alabama Medical License
  • Participation in the National Resident Matching Program, if applying prior to the match.

Prospective residents who meet the above requirements must submit the following through ERAS:

  • Completed application documenting undergraduate and medical training
  • Dean's letter
  • Certified medical school transcript
  • Three additional letters of reference from faculty members of the medical school attesting to personal qualifications and to scholastic and clinical capabilities

Online Applications
Please submit all applications via Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

PGY-II, PGY-III, & PGY-IV Applicant Requirements

  • Attainment of an M.D.degree
  • Successful completion of an acceptable PGY- I year at a fully accredited institution
  • Eligibility for Alabama Medical License including passing score on USMLE Step 3 or COMPLEX Level 3
  • Please note that applicants for PGY-II positions and above are not required to participate in the National Residency Match Program

Prospective residents who meet the above requirements must submit the following

  • Completed application materials
  • Dean's letter
  • Certified medical school transcript
  • A letter of recommendation from a faculty member supervising the applicant's current year of clinical training or the last previous year of clinical training

Applications

By U.S. mail
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
The Department of Pathology - Residency Program
619 South 19th Street, WP P-220
Birmingham AL 35223-7331

Telephone
(205) 934-4060

Fax
(205) 975-7548

Email
PATH-ResInquiry@uabmc.edu