University of Alabama Medical Center Hematology Oncology Fellowship

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"Fellows obtain extensive clinical experience and have an opportunity for in-depth study in clinical, basic or translational research. The combination of training in patient care and research provides physicians with strong clinical skills and the foundation for a successful career in academics, industry, or clinical practice."

Basic information

Name: University of Alabama Medical Center Hematology Oncology Fellowship

Fellowship program website:

ACGME ID: 1550121001


  • Program Director: Lisle Nabell, MD

Fellowship Coordinator

Kelly Adamson
Division of Hematology & Oncology
1720 2nd Avenue South
North Pavilion 2540
Birmingham, AL 35294-3300
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: (205) 934-2721

Application process and requirements


  • Applications accepted starting on:
  • Application deadline:
  • Applications submitted through ERAS
  • Interviews take place in August and September. Interview requests are sent to applicants' e-mails listed in ERAS


  • Three letters of recommendation; one must be from internal medicine residency Program Director
  • Copy of medical school transcript
  • Copy of the Dean's letter.
  • International medical graduates must have a Standard Certificate of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
  • UAB sponsors J-1 and H-1B visas.
  • Before beginning fellowship, fellows must have a valid, unrestricted Alabama Medical License, Alabama Controlled Substance Certificate, and Federal DEA Certificate


  • Number of fellowship positions available per year: 4
  • Board certification eligibility upon fellowship completion: (depending on what fellow chooses) Hematology and Oncology, Hematology, or Oncology
  • Length of fellowship: 2 (if single boarding) to 3 (if double boarding or pursuing academic career) years


Year 1

"The first year of fellowship training consists principally of clinical experience with the rotations through the in-patient and consultation services. In addition, each fellow is assigned to two half-days per week in the Hematology/Oncology ambulatory clinics, working with one faculty member and their patients for 6 months to a year and rotating with another clinic in three to four-month blocks. First-year Fellows also do one month of Coagulation and one Hematopathology month."

Year 2

Year 3

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