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The Internal Medicine residency offers a high quality academic program complemented by a uniquely supportive learning environment. Faculty members are easily accessible to trainees and faculty mentors are available for support and career guidance. Outside electives provide curricular flexibility for residents interested in broadening their medical experiences. Graduates can choose to pursue careers in primary care internal medicine or to continue with fellowship training in one of the medical subspecialties. The faculty provides guidance for both job placement and the fellowship application process.
Daily teaching sessions include morning report, Chief’s Rounds with the Program Director, attending rounds and noon conference. The noon conference schedule includes a board review program, subspecialty conferences and a monthly journal club. Medical grand rounds are held weekly and feature well-known speakers from a variety of Boston teaching institutions.
Internal medicine residents develop their own primary care panel of patients in one of several outpatient clinics available for ambulatory training. During ambulatory rotations, in their second and third year of residency, house officers receive training in related specialties such as dermatology, gynecology, ophthalmology and geriatrics.
Preliminary Medicine Internship
The Carney Hospital Preliminary Medicine Internship is a one-year medical internship program designed to prepare interns for careers in specialties that require a prerequisite year of training in one of the fundamental clinical specialties. Rotations include four months of critical care medicine, one month of emergency medicine, four months of ward medicine and three elective months.
Transitional Year Residency (TYR)
The Carney Hospital TYR is an ACGME-accredited one-year program geared to medical graduates planning further training in a variety of specialties, in particular those with a strong procedural component. The most common career goals for recent TY residents have been anesthesiology, ophthalmology, radiology and dermatology. The TYR has been carefully structured to provide trainees with an opportunity to participate in both medical and surgical experiences in a varied and academically challenging setting.
A typical TYR year includes two months in the critical care units, one month in the Emergency Department, four months on surgical rotations, two months of electives and three months on the medical wards.
Although we do not have absolute requirements, in our experience, successful applicants have obtained United States Medical Licensing Examination scores of 80 or above on both parts one and two on their first attempt. Recent clinical experience, especially in the United States or Canada, is desirable.
Visas: The hospital sponsors J1 visas for qualified applicants.
Joyce Murray, Program Coordinator