Included in our Internal Medicine Residency, are 4 Preliminary spots.  The one-year Preliminary Internal Medicine Residency Program provides a solid foundation for further training in internal medicine or non-internal medicine specialties such as dermatology, radiology, anesthesiology, neurology, ophthalmology, radiation oncology and physical medicine.

Although schedules vary slightly, preliminary medicine residents enjoy the same benefits and responsibilities as categorical residents, and are given the same importance in the hierarchy of the department.  Preliminary residents do not have continuity clinic or a research/scholarly activity requirement.

Preliminary Year Sample Block Schedule

Rotation Weeks
Cardiology

2

ED

4

Electives

4

Gastroenterology

2

Geriatrics

2

Hematology/Oncology

2

Infectious Disease

2

MICU/CCU

6

Neurology

2

Night Float

4

Renal

2

Vacation

4

Wards

16

Total

52

 

Those applicants interested in the Preliminary Residency Program should indicate such on their application, and use the appropriate NRMP number: 2919140P2