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The UAB Multidisciplinary Research Stewardship encourages medical student research efforts across all fields of medicine at UAB. This group is run by experienced upper-level students who can help get you involved in the research process. Information on each step of the research process is available within, and our student leaders are accessible to any needs or questions.

  • Mission


    The UAB Multidisciplinary Research Stewardship aims to advance medical student research initiatives. Through the creation of a transparent network between students and researchers, we foster positive investigator-student relationships. We promote the exchange of ideas, enhance collaboration, improve access to research opportunities, and facilitate networking. Our ultimate goal is to provide budding physicians with the necessary resources and guidance in order to excel academically. 

  • Leadership
  • Conference Info

    Conference Info

    Link to spreadsheet containing upcoming and past conferences. 

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  • Specialty Advice Columns

    Specialty Advice Columns

    Specialty-specific advice obtained from current program directors and research faculty. Interviews for the 2022-2023 school year are still being conducted. Please see link for completed interviews.

    Topics include: 

    • Career Planning
    • Research Tips
    • Physician-Scientist Career Advice
    • Academic Career Pathways

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  • Virtual Drop-in Hours

    Virtual Drop-in Hours

    Description: Monthly brief presentations on research topics provided by MRS members. All presentations are followed by 20-30 minute Q/A sessions. 

    Research topics may include but are not limited to:

    • Intro to Research as an MS1
    • Finding mentors
    • Case reports
    • Literature reviews
    • IRB and IRAP information
    • I2b2
    • Research letters
    • Cross-sectional studies/Survey Studies

    If you have an idea for a session please contact any of the MRS members. All suggestions are welcome.

  • Seminars


    UAB MRS will host research faculty for in-person and virtual seminars. 

    Upcoming seminar:

    Title: Career as a Physician-Scientist and Sexual Health in the Transgender Population

    Speaker: Dr. Olivia Van Gerwen

    Date and time: Monday, November 14th at 12:00pm – 1:00pm

    Location: VH-302

    For those who cannot attend in person, Zoom link: TBD

    Previous seminars: 

    Title: Career as a Physician-Scientist and Health Literacy Research

    Speaker: Dr. Daniel Chu

    Date and time: Wednesday, September 14th at 12:00pm – 1:00pm

    Location: VH-1L103D

  • Research Tracker

    Research Tracker

    *No longer in use*

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