All applicants must apply through ERAS. If you are selected for a candidate interview, our Residency Program Coordinator will contact you via phone or e-mail to arrange a suitable date and time.
No, we work strictly through the National Resident Matching Program. We, as a policy, do not reveal our rank list to candidates prior to match day.
We offer only J1 visa.
In most cases, we require graduation within the past five years.
No, but a history of multiple failures will make an applicant less competitive for our program.
We have a good mix of variety in age, socioeconomic status, race, and insurance coverage. We have a large number of pediatric patients. We have racially and ethnically diverse patient population . We are primary physicians for a large number of hospital employees. We provide care for uninsured, Medicaid, Medicare, and privately insured patients.
All call is phone call from home.
In general, residents get a lot of free time during their residency. Most months, you enjoy 2-3 weekends free of all responsibilities.
The majority of residents (Department of Psychiatry and other specialties) live in an area of Mobile known as Midtown that is within a few mile radius of the hospitals and clinic. Some residents live in West Mobile, which is about a 20 minute drive from the hospitals and clinic. Others live "across the bay" in the Eastern Shore towns of Spanish Fort, Daphne, or Fairhope which are also about a 20 minute drive. Housing is affordable on a resident's salary, either renting or purchasing.
PGY 2-4 Residents are allowed to moonlight after obtaining an independent Alabama license. Moonlighting is not allowed to interfere with regular residency duties.
Our residents are a very cohesive group. We have "out of hospital" social activities at least once a month, but groups of residents often get together for dinner, movies, trips to the beach, holiday get-togethers, birthdays, etc.
Our attendings are very approachable and easy going. They work with residents with a vested interest in their learning and well-being. They are always eager to teach.
We encourage but do not require research.
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