University of Alabama at Birmingham - International Observership
You must have graduated or be in the final year of medical school or doctoral training in a health related field at your home school.
If a student, you must be actively enrolled in a program leading to an MD or PhD in a health related field and have the approval of the administration of your home school to attend the training at UAB.
You must provide a copy of your medical or doctoral diploma or current transcript written in English or accompanied by an English translation.
The maximum length of observership is three (3) months.
You must take one of the following TOEFL Tests passing
with the following minimum scores:
iBT (internet-based) score of 100 with a
minimum of 22 on the speaking section
Paper-based test score of 600
TOEFL is waived only if English is your first language, or if your medical or graduate school teaches all classes and rotations in English. A document from your school administration must be uploaded stating English is the first language used. Good command of the English language will also be determined during the virtual online interview via Zoom.