Applicant Eligibility and Requirements

• M.D. or D.O. or candidate for degree during the current application year
• Completion of an inpatient Internal Medicine Acting Internship (or Sub-Internship)
• To be considered for interview,  passing score on USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1.
• To be considered for ranking, passing score on USMLE Step 2 CK and Step 2 CS (or 
  COMLEX Level 2-CE and Level 2-PE) prior to the deadline for rank list certification.
• Eligibility for limited Alabama Medical Licensure
• Participation in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)
• We accept H1B and J1 Visas.
• International graduates must have a valid ECFMG Certificate prior to residency start date.

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted in ERAS and received by October 15th.

Interview Details

Applicants invited to interview will be notified through ERAS. Interviews are held on Mondays from mid-October through mid-December. In 2019, we also have one Friday interview date (Oct. 25).

The interview day starts at 8:00am and ends by 3:00pm. The residents host a dinner on the evening prior to the interview.   Attendance at this dinner is not required to be considered for a position, but we hope that applicants are able to attend, as this is a fun opportunity to get to know our residents in a casual setting.

Contact Us

We appreciate your interest in the UAB Psychiatry Residency Program. If you have further questions about our program, please email us at