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  • Internal Medicine - Program Info

    The Department of Medicine, Einstein Medical Center's largest and most comprehensive department, offers its residents a rich array of educational opportunities in settings ranging from office practices to critical care units.
    Residents can count on personal attention and guidance from the Department of Medicine's distinguished faculty. More than 90 full-time, salaried faculty members are outstanding physicians who are dedicated to resident education and patient care.
    Graduates who pursue careers in primary care are rewarded with abundant practice opportunities, while those interested in subspecialty training compete successfully for distinguished fellowship positions.


    The mission of the Einstein Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program is to ensure that each resident acquires the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become a proficient general internist or skilled subspecialist.

    Residency Program Objectives:

    • To educate residents to become competent physicians who can effectively and efficiently evaluate and manage both ambulatory and hospitalized patients
    • To prepare residents for generalist practice, focusing on preventive, comprehensive and continuous care
    • To provide residents with experience in all internal medicine subspecialties in order to ensure breadth of training and fulfillment of individual learning goals
    • To train residents to function competently as consultants in internal medicine
    • To foster an atmosphere which supports self-directed, self-motivated learning and teaching
    • To ensure that residents develop expertise in applying computer-based information systems to patient care and continuing medical education
    • To emphasize a cost-conscious approach to patient care and encourage judicious use of diagnostic tests, medications and consultants
    • To foster the unwavering application of humanism to all encounters with patients, families and colleagues
    • To encourage residents to develop an understanding of allied health fields and complementary medical practices
    • To prepare residents to pass the certification and recertification examinations of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

    The Simulation Center

    The Department of Medicine has frequent educational sessions in the Simulation Center located in the Korman Research Building. These simulators provide a hands on experience which will challenge and test residents’ clinical and decision-making skills during realistic patient-care scenarios.

    Click here to visit the Simulation Center page within Educational Resources.

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  • Leadership

    • Philip Katz
      • Philip O. Katz, MD
      • Title: Interim Chairman, Internal Medicine; Division Head Gastroenterology
    • Glenn Eiger
      • Glenn Eiger, MD
      • Title: Associate Chairman, Medicine; Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
    • Richard Allman
      • Richard Allman, MD
      • Title: Associate Program Director
    • Matthew Behme
      • Matthew Behme, MD
      • Title: Associate Program Director
    • Sarah Perloff
      • Sarah R. Perloff, DO
      • Title: Program Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship Program, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
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      • Janani Rangaswami, MD
      • Title: Associate Program Director