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Program Curriculum

Each academic year is designed in blocks of four weeks. There are 13 blocks in each academic year.

(Click here to see the academic year blocks by PGY level) 

Night Medicine and Primary Care Office are each conducted in 2-week segments.

Residents complete at least one rotation in each of the major subspecialties of internal medicine, with additional opportunity to repeat the same rotation in a different year as schedule permits.

Curriculum is subject to change. Individual curricula may vary from the above template.

In addition to Teaching Rounds, residency conferences include:

  • Morning Report
  • Grand Rounds
  • Noon Conference
  • PGY-3 led Morbidity and Mortality Conference (with discussion of root cause analysis)
  • Best Cases Conference

Internal Medicine Electives

  • Addiction Medicine (Mercy/Presbyterian, R2-R3 only) 
  • Admit/Medical Consultation 
  • Cardiology  
  • Endocrinology 
  • Gastroenterology 
  • Infectious Diseases  
  • Hematology/Oncology (Mercy/Hillman Cancer Center) 
  • Nephrology 
  • Neurology 
  • Primary Care Office (private office)  
  • Pulmonary Diseases  
  • Research
  • Rheumatology  
  • Toxicology (Mercy/Presbyterian, R2-R3 only) 

Additional non-internal medicine electives may also be requested.

What our Residents are saying about their rotations — excerpts from 2021-2022 academic year: