We are proud of the Department of Medicine’s long history of preparing residents for fulfilling careers as leaders in academic and clinical medicine. We are committed to providing our residents excellent education and training in a warm and friendly environment.

Academic Quarter Day

A conference that covers a variety of core clinical topics, via a combination of team-based learning and problem-based learning during protected time.

Ambulatory Didactics

High quality, interactive team-based learning sessions focusing on core primary care topics during Y-week academic half-day.

Board Review

A weekly informal, interactive board preparation session led by our Chief Residents.

Case Conference

An expanded “morning report” style conference led by residents and co-facilitated by faculty focusing on diagnostic reasoning, diagnostic testing, and a broad array of clinical conditions and syndromes.

Core Curriculum

An 18-month core lecture series, focusing on diagnostic reasoning, diagnostic testing, quality improvement, and a broad array of clinical conditions and syndromes.

Grand Rounds

A monthly series of cutting-edge research and review topics in general internal medicine and subspecialties. These CME conferences are presented by national experts as well as our own distinguished faculty members.

Hospitalist Case Conference

Weekly cases from the inpatient services are presented by the floor attending physicians and hospitalists on service.

Journal Club

A monthly resident-led session discussing new and classic journal articles, with a focus on the development of critical literature review skills.

Morbidity and Mortality Conference

A biweekly case-based series that includes expert opinions from a wide variety of specialists. This is a perennial department favorite!  Each month, one M & M Conference has a particular focus on multidisciplinary collaboration, systems-based practice, and small group interaction.

Nuts and Bolts

A two-month lecture series consisting of high yield topics specifically designed to help our incoming interns understand and manage common clinical problems. All lectures are video recorded and posted to our YouTube channel.

Quality Improvement

A series of didactic sessions in quality improvement and systems-based practice. Second year residents complete their own QI project, and many present at national meetings. Senior residents present a QI/patient safety-centered M&M conference focused on performing a root cause analysis and acquiring familiarity with QI tools including Ishikawa diagrams and Pareto charts.

Razor Case

A monthly friendly competition between resident classes and faculty to solve a mystery case in the most cost-effective manner possible.

Scholarship Curriculum

A dedicated series of workshops covering the fundamentals of research and other scholarly activities.

Senior Resident Grand Rounds

An opportunity for senior residents to become an expert in a topic of interest and hone their presentation and teaching skills.

Stipends and Digital MKSAP

All incoming interns receive digital MKSAP and all residents are given a modest yearly stipend to purchase books, software, iPads, etc.