First-year rotations include:
Residents are provided with a healthy stipend to accommodate educational needs. First-year residents are provided with MedStudy—an internal medicine board review—at the beginning of their training. We offer an array of programs to appeal to every learning style.
We utilize the following programs:
Daily didactic programs include:
Weekly programs include:
Monthly programs include:
We use a systems based approach to education – each month focuses on topics relevant to that discipline.
Physicians are encouraged to pursue academic and research interests. Residents participate in national and local conferences and are given time off and stipends for such endeavors.
Every year we participate in UPMC Medical Education Day. East resident is responsible for writing up a case study or developing a research project to present at this lively educational forum. Available to residents are statisticians, research specialists and faculty who can help you develop your own individualized project and make it a reality.
Because UPMC is one of the largest community health systems in Pennsylvania, we can provide you with access to state-of-the-art technology, high-quality resources and opportunities to study the subspecialties that interest you most, including:
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