Program Curriculum

Our program is designed to train general internal medicine specialists and those who wish to pursue subspecialty training in a community based setting that is clinically oriented, and structured similar to programs in major academic centers. The purpose of this curriculum is to establish objectives, teaching methods and evaluation of clinical methods which would achieve our ultimate goal: a clinician—scientist—educator.

 PGY- 1

General Medicine Service 7-8 months
Emergency Medicine 1 month
Critical Care 1 month
Radiology 1 month
Night Medicine 1 month
Elective 1 month


 PGY- 2

General Medicine Service  3-4 months
Night Medicine 1 month
Ambulatory Care Clinic 1 month
Critical Care 1 month
Infectious Diseases 1 month
Pulmonary 1 month
Gastroenterology 1 month
Hematology/Oncology 1 month
Geriatrics 1 month
Elective 1 month


 PGY- 3

General Medicine Service 3-4 months
Critical Care  1 month
Night Medicine 1 month
Ambulatory Care Clinic 1 month
Endocrinology 1 month
Nephrology 1 month
Neurology 1 month
Rheumatology 1 month
Electives 1 month
Board Review 1 month

*GMS months may vary

Elective Rotations can include:

Allergy & Immunology
Anesthesia
Cardiology – VA Outpatient
Dermatology
ENT
Ophthalmology
Palliative Care
Pain Management
Psychiatry
Psychology
Women's Health
Surgery
Away Elective – with program approval


Two training experiences are available:

Categorical Program — Leads to board eligibility in internal medicine after completion of a three-year residency program. Approximately 7 positions are offered annually.

Preliminary Program — Provides one year of internal medicine training prior to further residency training in other areas of specialty. Approximately 3 positions are offered annually.