Eligibility and Conditions

Physicians who will have completed an ACGME-accredited internal medicine residency may apply to the program and we sponsor H1-B and J1 Visas. UAB is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate with regard to sex, color, creed, religion, sexual preference or disability.

Detailed terms and conditions of appointment may be found in the UAB Graduate Medical Education (GME) Policies and Procedures Manual or by visiting the GME Website.  

Application Process

UAB participates in the National Resident Matching Program ERAS® for Institutions (NMRMP). The NMRMP Code of the Rheumatology Fellowship at UAB is 1007150F0.

Applications should be submitted through ERAS® Applying to Residencies with ERAS® | AAMC (Electronic Residency Application Service). Applications are reviewed by the Program Director and Associate Program Director and interviews are offered selectively. Interviews typically take place on Thursdays and Fridays from mid-August through early November.

For more information please contact:

Program Director, Amanda Schnell, MD, at aschnell@uabmc.edu
Associate Program Director, Angelo Gaffo, MD, at agaffo@uabmc.edu
Assistant Program Director, Bailey Lipham, MD, at bhunkler@uabmc.edu
Program Coordinator, Elizabeth McAlister at emcalister@uabmc.edu. (email preferred)
You can also contact us by phone at (205) 934-7972.