Program Highlights

The Mount Sinai Chicago Urban Primary Care Residency Program emphasizes community-oriented primary care that trains residents to compassionately provide medical treatment for the underserved. Set in a supportive, friendly and caring environment, this program offers the flexibility of a training plan that can be customized to personal goals—with three different areas of concentration to choose from as well as a wide range of available electives. A key component is the Ambulatory Block, scheduled twice in the first year and three times during the second and third years of training. The clinical and didactic curricula emphasize providing the skills and experience that are vital to appropriate care of all patients, in any setting.

Program Highlights:

  • Track Options: Community Medicine, Epidemiology/Prevention, Women’s Health
  • Wide-Ranging Electives to Choose from
  • Competency-Based Training in Common Outpatient Procedures
  • Ambulatory Block
  • PG I Report—a conference with opportunity for small group learning on many topics
  • Spanish-Language Tutoring at Mount Sinai
  • Reinforcement of language skills clinical setting
  • Community-Oriented Primary Care Project for Every Trainee
  • Valuable Hands-On Experience at Two Supervised Primary Care Clinics in Community
  • International Health Option (Elective Month during Third Year)