UPMC McKeesport Internal Medicine Residency Program
Dually accredited by the ACGME / AOA for both allopathic and osteopathic medical residents, our residency programs are sponsored by the University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center Medical Education Programs (UPMCMEP).
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As the UPMC McKeesport board, administrative, graduate medical education, medical, and nursing leadership address the privilege of training physicians, they recognize that excellence in patient care is a prerequisite for excellence in graduate medical education.
At UPMC McKeesport, we address the 6 GME competencies by the Hospital Board, administrative, medical staff and nursing:
- Patient care
- Medical knowledge
- Interpersonal communications
- Practice-based learning and improvement
- Systems-based practice
- In addition we adopted our own 7th competency, balance between professional and personal lives. A typical resident works an average of 60 hours per week. We promote camaraderie between residents and faculty and create a “big family” supportive environment.
Our residents leave to pursue fellowship positions, general practice, or Hospitalist positions. The latter has been very popular recently and reflects a nationwide trend.