As an internal medicine resident, you will have your own patients and will establish a large patient volume by the end of your residency, gaining expose to a breadth of common and rare medical conditions.
In addition to your core rotations at UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic, you will also have opportunities for your electives at UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg in Downtown Harrisburg, located just 10 minutes away from UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic. This large city hospital is known for its diversity of patients, advanced state of the art medical and surgical care and Cardiac Cath Lab and large surgical suit.
"I chose UPMC Pinnacle Internal Medicine because I felt the clinical education would beyond prepare me for real world practice. Honestly, nowhere else did I see residents given as much responsibility or treated with as much respect as at UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic."
Pinnacle has a strong educational relationship with Hershey Medical Center and residents have the opportunity to do elective rotations at this site.
Our program has a 100% board-passage rate and score in the top percentile nationally on Internal Medicine In-service exam.
"As a medical student, I was so impressed with the programs quality education, the didactic program and the knowledge base of the senior residents. It was really important to me to be in a program with a 100% board passing rate because I wanted the security of knowing the program would prepare me for the next steps in my career. The salary here is phenomenal and I have had multiple opportunities for moonlighting outside normal hours."
We make every effort to help our residents acquire fellowship in the discipline of their choice and have a high fellowship acceptance rate as a result. Recent graduates have obtained fellowships in:
"I came to UPMC Pinnacle because the education is second to none and we all get to participate. This residency is one big family – there is this amazing camaraderie among residents and attendings - and I can honestly say I love coming to work. I was impressed to learn how many residents have matched into cardiology fellowships coming out of this residency. I know that the UPMC Pinnacle name will open doors as I pursue cardiology as a career."
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