"We are committed to training effective clinicians who are imbued with respect for patients and colleagues; who practice medicine with unquestionable professionalism; who appreciate honest communication; and who possess an innate curiosity to know more and a desire to pursue answers"
--Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Hal Atkinson, MD, MS
The faculty and fellows educate the house staff on many levels throughout their training experience. The internal medicine residents are required to complete 1-2 rotations in the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU). One month electives are individualized for residents on a one-to-one basis and range from basic laboratory experiences to the ambulatory care setting.
The MICU is a busy closed bed system where two separate MICU teams round daily on 15-20 patients. Each MICU team consists of a faulty member, fellow, 2 upper level residents, 2-3 interns and 1 medical student. These teams are interdisciplinary with house officers from internal medicine, emergency medicine, anesthesia, family practice and neurology residency programs. A didactic lecture series occurs daily.
A dedicated faculty member and fellow staff the inpatient consultation service with 2 upper level internal medicine residents. Housestaff participate in the consultative process including evaluation of patients, interpretation of studies.
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