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Internal Medicine Residency Program Highlights

 

Progam Highlights

PGY 1 (12) Categorical Schedule:

  • 6-7 Months Wards
  • 1-2 months Electives
  • 1-2 months Night Float / Medicine Consult
  • 1-2 Months MICU/CCU
  • 1 month Paid Vacation

PGY 1 (3) Preliminary Schedule:

  • 6-7 Months Wards
  • 1-2 Months Electives
  • 1-2 months Night Float / Medicine Consult
  • 1-2 Month MICU/CCU
  • 1 month Paid Vacation

PGY 2&3 Schedule:

  • 3 Months Wards
  • 2-3 months Electives
  • 1 month total Night Float
  • 2 Month MICU/CCU
  • 1 month Emergency Medicine
  • 1 month Geriatrics/Dermatology
  • 1 month Ambulatory
  • 1 month Paid Vacation

 

 

Electives: PGY1-PGY3 

  • Research
  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pulmonology
  • Hematology Oncology
  • Rheumatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Primary Care
  • Paliative Care

Additional

  • 100% Fellowship Acceptance Rate in 2016 and 80% in 2017
  • Once Weekly Clinic for all PGYs
  • Monthly resident food stipend
  • Central Line training,
  • Pelvic & Breast Exam Simulatory
  • LP simulator
  • Heart/Lung/Bowel Sounds Simulator
  • Conferences:
    • Morning Report T-F (see below)
    • Noon Conference T-F 
    • Journal Club monthly
    • Morbidity and Mortality
    • Tumor Board
    • Chairman of Medicine Case Reports
    • Research updates
    • EKG conferences
    • Primary Care conferences
  • Monthly Team Building Exercises
  • Stipend for Educational Material
 

     

    Typical Conference Week

     

    Monday

    Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

     AM

    - None -

    Morning Report Grand Round Yale Curriculum Morning Report

     PM

    - None -

    Didactic Conference Didactic Conference Didactic Conference Didactic Conference

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    *Didactic conferences are based on ACGME Core Competencies given by core faculty in the subspecialties of medicine

    GME Staff:

    • Program Director: Dr. Larissa Verda, MD
    • Associate Program Director: Tilak Joshi, MD
    • Assistant Program Directors: Dr. Nadew Sebro, MD, MPH
    • Program Coordinator: Trina Coleman
    • Assistant Program Coordinator: Elanda Mayweather
    • 2018-2019: Chief Medical Resident: Rakesh Doshetty, MD