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Kent Hospital's Internal Medicine Residency is now a dually accredited ACGME and AOA program.

Internal Medicine Residency Program Curriculum

PGY1

5 Blocks Internal Medicine
1 Block Emergency Medicine
1 Block ICU
1 Block Cardiology

1 Block Surgery
6 Blocks Selective/Electives
3 Weeks Vacation

 

PGY2 & PGY3

8 Blocks Internal Medicine
1 Block OB Medicine (Women & Infant's Hospital, Providence RI)
2 Blocks ICU

2 Blocks Night Float
13 Blocks Electives
6 Weeks Vacation

Electives include the following IM subspecialties:
Endocrinology
Hematology/Oncology
Nephrology
Neurology
Infectious disease
Rheumatology
Gastroenterology
Pulmonary

Facilities and Affiliations

Kent Internal Medicine residents complete the majority of their rotations at Kent Hospital. Certain rotations are spent outside at other facilities to increase the resident's exposure to outpatient sub-specialties of internal medicine. Please see the program curriculum for further details.

The Kent Hospital Internal Medicine residency affiliations include:

Didactics

The didactic program for the Internal Medicine residency takes place daily. Attendance is mandatory unless the resident is on certain offsite rotations, vacation or urgent patient care is needed.

Didactics generally consist of:
  • Case presentation by a resident.
  • Lectures on various topics by core faculty.
  • Weekly Harrison's text review.
  • Monthly Jeopardy.
  • Guest lectures from outside specialties.
  • Faculty case conferences twice weekly.
  • Monthly Internal Medicine Journal Club.
  • Monthly OMM lecture & lab.

Continuity Clinic

Residents will see patients one half day per week during their intern year. If a primary track is chosen, the resident will have the option to increase their clinic days to two half days per week during their PGY2 & PGY3 training years.