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UPMC McKeesport Internal Medicine Residents

UPMC McKeesport Internal Medicine Residency Program

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About UPMC McKeesport

UPMC McKeesport is an acute care community hospital serving the residents of McKeesport and the historic Mon Valley region located near western Pennsylvania’s Monongahela River. The hospital offers 213 beds for acute care, specialty care, and skilled nursing care.

About the Internal Medicine Residency Program

Our residency program is sponsored by the UPMC Graduate Medical Education and accredited by the ACGME.

We provide broad-based clinical training in Internal Medicine, while serving the health needs of our community. Our program’s core value is a commitment to educate and train residents to become competent physician leaders who provide high quality, patient-centered care with an emphasis on primary care and hospital medicine. We provide a supportive working and learning environment that fosters professional growth and guides our residents as caring and compassionate physicians.

Our program fully embraces the 6 GME competencies. In addition, we have adopted our own 7th competency – balance between professional and personal lives. Our Program is designed to promote camaraderie between residents and faculty, resulting in a “big family” supportive environment.

At a Glance

  • 39 residents (13 per year)
  • Typical resident profile (averages):
    • 1-3 year post-graduation
    • USMLE scores over 235 in step 1 and 2
    • Complex scores over 500 in step 1 and 2
    • US citizens as well as both J1 and H1 visa sponsorship
    • Graduates of both allopathic and osteopathic medical schools
  • Fully electronic health record system both inpatient and outpatient
  • Over 90% board passage rate over the past 10 years
  • Active participation in research, publications, regional, and national presentations

Where do our graduates go?

Our Internal Medicine residents go to pursue hospitalist, fellowship, general practice, and academic positions. Review a list of 2017-2020 graduating residents and their positions.

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