Drs. Catherine Hough-Telford (Peds ID) and Pankaj Jain (Neonatology) are the 2014-2015 CHIF Attendance Award recipients.  This travel award is given to the two fellows with the highest percentages of CHIF attendance throughout the year. In recognition, the Department will cover their expenses to attend a scientific meeting of their choice within the continental United States covering meeting fees, transportation and lodging.  

Meetings and Conferences

Child Heath Information Forum (CHIF)
Meets on the first and third Friday of the month
Bradley Lecture Center
12:00 - 1:00pm

2015-2016 Quarterly Fellow Meetings
will be announced soon
Bradley Lecture Center
1:00 - 2:00 pm, following CHIF


Noon conferences are transmitted via the internet with password protection. The conferences can be viewed live and evaluated from off-site. The lectures are also archived.

Salary, Benefits and Links

Please search the UASOM GME Website for salary and benefit information.

Graduate Medical Education at UAB

The GME Policy and Procedure Manual for 2014-2015

(Large .PDF file)

ACGME Website
- Policies and Requirements
The ACGME is a nonprofit organization that accredits about 8,800 residency programs in the United States that educate 111,000  residents. Its mission is to improve health care by assessing and advancing the quality of resident physicians’ education through exemplary accreditation.

NIH Loan Repayment Program