Why UAB MSTP?

As the end of the admissions season approaches for 2016-2017, we asked a few of our current students why they chose the UAB MSTP. Here’s what they told us! (Responses compiled by Emily Hayward, MS-1)     “I chose UAB because they not only support interdisciplinary collaboration but also push for it… an important quality for… Read More Why UAB MSTP?

Reflections from our MS1s: The White Coat Ceremony Experience

  On August 14, after completing a two-week introductory course entitled Patient, Doctor, and Society (PDS), the first year medical students participated in their White Coat Ceremony. This event celebrates the MS-1s by presenting them with the white coat they will wear during their clinical work throughout medical school. It also involves students taking an… Read More Reflections from our MS1s: The White Coat Ceremony Experience

Exam Week, as told by Michael Scott

During the first semester of medical school at UAB, students take a course known as “Fundamentals” (sometimes abbreviated as “Fun”… oh, the irony!). The course is intended to be a massive, semester-long building block of the basic sciences that will be needed later. For most students with biology-related degrees, many of concepts in Fundamentals are… Read More Exam Week, as told by Michael Scott