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PGY2 Internal Medicine Residency

The PGY2 Internal Medicine Residency is structured to provide training for motivated individuals interested in specializing in the care of adult internal medicine patients. The resident will be an integral part of the multidisciplinary teams providing patient care in a variety of medicine and specialized medicine areas. Residents are actively involved in all aspects of patient care. Residents will focus primarily on acute care rotations while spending one day per week in a clinic providing care to ambulatory patients. Clinic opportunities include family medicine, neurology, psychology, anticoagulation, heart failure, population health and hepatology. Residents will participate in precepting and have the opportunity to complete a teaching certificate program through Rosalind Franklin University. Residents will participate on committees and complete drug policy and performance improvement projects. Residents spend the majority of time at their home hospital; however will travel to other hospitals for individual rotations and as needed for meetings.

Resident Activities

  • Lead journal club discussions
  • Complete a research project and medication use evaluation
  • Conduct in-service training for physicians/nursing/pharmacy staff
  • Assist in precepting pharmacy students and PGY1 pharmacy residents
  • Present and participate in projects related to Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
  • Actively participate on multidisciplinary committees

Required Patient Care Rotations

  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Infectious Diseases Consult
  • Medicine

Required Longitudinal Experiences

  • Ambulatory Care Clinic
  • Drug Policy
  • Major Project
  • Teaching
  • Service Commitment

Elective Rotations

  • Ambulatory Clinic
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medication Safety
  • Neurology
  • Oncology/Hematology
  • Pharmacogenomics

Service Commitment

Each resident will work as a clinical pharmacist every fourth weekend, some holidays and assigned shifts throughout the year. While staffing, residents are expected to provide comprehensive clinical services working closely with attending physicians and medical residents to ensure appropriate drug therapy.