Department of Medicine
Our educational program engages medical students, residents, fellows, graduate students, and post doctoral fellows. Learners cite the department’s commitment to excellence, demonstrated annually by the number of faculty awards and recognition for their teaching expertise, educational contributions, and spirit of innovation.
Residency & Fellowship
Our Internal Medicine Residency program enables physicians to become competent and confident General Internists. We offer flexibility and preparation for diverse career paths: General Internal Medicine (ambulatory and hospitalist) subspecialty practice, academic medicine including Clinician-Investigator and Clinician-Educator.
Fellowship training is offered in nine specialty areas. All programs are characterized by strong personalized faculty teaching and commitment to the professional success of fellows, appropriate mix of hospital and ambulatory-based clinical activities and procedural training, and opportunities and expectations for success in the research setting.
Medical Student Education
Department involvement in medical student education occurs at every level. Members of the Department faculty direct two Foundations courses, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Renal Systems and Convergence. We also direct two clinical clerkships, Inpatient Medicine and Outpatient Medicine, subspecialty elective rotations, Acting Intern rotations in MICU, cardiology, and hematology/oncology, as well as the competency-based required General Medicine Acting Internship.
Graduate Student Education
William Hopkins, M.D.
Dr. William Hopkins, a faculty member in Cardiovascular medicine received the Foundations Teaching Award and Foundation Course Director Award from the class of 2014. The Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Renal Systems course he directs was the Outstanding Foundations course for the fifth consecutive year.
News & Events
We are proud that the long standing pursuit of excellence in education is reflected in the department’s designation by the College of Medicine as Clinical Teaching Department of the Year seven times in the past eleven years.
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