FAQ

How many med-peds residency positions are available each match?

We offer four med-peds resident positions. This is a four-year training program in both internal medicine and pediatrics.

What is your program timeline for applicants and interviews?

Med-Peds applicants for the 2021 Match may begin to submit applications in ERAS September 1, 2020 and we will start reviewing applications in late-October 2020. We will be conducting all of our interviews virtually this year. We will update our website with information as it is finalized. 

Our program directors do not review information prior to application for residency. 

What are the application requirements?

Applicants for the PGY-1 level are selected through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). The NRMP number for our program is 1007700C0. The UAB Med-Peds Residency Programs only accept applications via ERAS

They must include the following requirements:

  • ERAS Common Application Form

  • Personal Statement

  • Dean's Letter

  • 3 letters of recommendation

  • Medical School Transcript

  • USMLE Step I Score Report

    • We do not have minimum board score requirements, though we do have a very competitive program and higher scores can enhance your application as a whole.

  • USMLE Step 2 Score Report (when available)

  • USMLE Step 2 CS Score Report (when available)

  • Recent Photograph (requested)

We do not accept applications from applicants who have been out of medical school for more than 5 years. 

We accept applicants with either an M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) or D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) degree.

We do not require TOEFL scores.

*Some of these requirements are subject to change due to the COVID19 pandemic.

What is the interview process?

Applications are accepted through ERAS and reviewed by the program director and assistant program director. We will be conducting our interviews virtually this year and will update this section with more information once it has been finalized. 

Do you sponsor visa's?

Yes, UAB sponsors J-1 visas for clinical training programs. You must have a valid ECFMG certificate.