Education & Residency Training
Our internal medicine residency program is designed to provide a balance of inpatient, critical care, and ambulatory training experiences. During the program, residents will receive increasing responsibility to allow for an appropriate progression between supervised training, autonomy, and individual responsibility.
The following provides the core of our residents' education and training:
This program provides the training required for board certification in medical specialties. This is a three-year program with an outpatient continuity clinic experience throughout.
We provide exposure to each internal medicine subspecialty, so residents become aware of the role and contribution of each to effective patient care. Focused exposures are given to the areas of neurology, dermatology, and various other non-internal medicine subspecialties. International opportunities also exist for categorical residents.Preliminary
The preliminary program is a one-year program beginning in the PGY-1 year that provides prerequisite training for advanced programs.
Applicants that match with the University of Utah Neurology Residency Training Program are automatically accepted into our Medicine/Neurology Preliminary Program. Applicants that match with the University of Utah Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency Training Program are automatically accepted into our Medicine/PM&R Preliminary Program.
Applicants that match with the University of Utah Ophthalmology Residency Training Program are automatically accepted into our Medicine/Ophthalmology Preliminary Program. This includes 4.5 months of ophthalmology training during the PGY1 year.Medicine-Pediatrics
This four year training program is designed to provide a comprehensive educational experience in both internal medicine and pediatrics such that graduating residents will have acquired the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential to the effective practice of these two disciplines. Learn morePhysician-Scientist
This program is a categorical/research track for combined MD/PhD physicians that includes two years of medicine residency training in accordance with the ABIM Research Pathway requirements.
Department of Internal Medicine Residency Mission
•To provide exceptional, high quality, diverse clinical experiences
•To allow for individualized education plans and experiences
•To listen to the residents…and allow them to lead