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Resident Opportunities

Track Options

Our residents have the opportunity to participate in our four specialty tracks during the course of their residency:

  • Research
  • Education
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Social Equity and Leadership
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  • Research mentor/capstone project
  • Protected time 1/2 day/week 
  • Submit manuscript for publication
  • Present at a national conference
  • AAP - Rehab Medicine Scientist Training Program or U of U Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (50% employee discount on tuition) 


  • Monthly Journal Club
  • Teaching assessments
  • Education session presentations (Med Student Interest Group, Nursing, Therapy Services) 
  • Senior capstone 

Lifestyle Medicine Residency Curriculum 

  • The LMRC is a comprehensive, flexible curriculum that prepares residents to make evidence-based, lifestyle behavior interventions 
  • Educational component: 40 hours of interactive virtual didactic material along with 60 hours of application activities designed to be completed over a one-to-three year time period 
  • Practicum component includes 400 lifestyle medicine-related patient encounters and 10 hours of (Intensive) Therapeutic Change (ITLC or TLC) program experience 
  • Upon completion of both the educational and practicum components of the curriculum, residents will be qualified for the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM) certification exam 

Social Equity and Leadership 

  • Organize activities to build an inclusive culture and celebrate diversity within our Department 
  • Focus is on addressing health inequities in our community 
  • Organize Community outreach activities 
  • Attend Leadership Conferences and participate in monthly meetings with Leaders in the Office of Health Equity Diversity and Inclusion 
  • NRH Resident Exam

    NRH Resident Exam

  • NRH Exterior Walk

    NRH Exterior Walk

  • Lifestyle Medicine

    Lifestyle Medicine