Preliminary Track

The internal medicine preliminary track includes one year of residency training, which is followed by training in a subspecialty. There are ten preliminary positions offered each year.

Our preliminary interns are fully integrated into the program curriculum and work alongside our categorical residents, with the exception of continuity clinic. In addition, they are provided generous elective time.

The table below presents each rotation with the corresponding number of weeks throughout the one-year training period.

Rotations (in weeks) Number of Weeks
General Medical Floor 10 – 12
Cardiac Telemetry 4 –6
Medical Stepdown Unit 4 – 6
Night Float 4 – 6
Elective 12  – 14
(Up to 4 weeks for research.)
Vacation 4