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During the Preliminary Medicine Year residents will rotate on a variety of services.
A full and robust schedule of conferences contributes to the active learning environment for medical residents:
Summer Conference Series:
July and August feature the summer conference series, in which the fundamentals of clinical decision-making and patient management are reviewed.
These interactive, case-oriented lunch time conferences begin in September and continue through May. They take place two days per week and focus on a core curriculum in general internal medicine, internal medicine subspecialties and related specialties.
Benjamin Gouley, MD, Medical Grand Rounds:
Wednesdays feature Benjamin Gouley, MD Medical Grand Rounds, at which visiting professors and guest lecturers share their expertise with medical residents and faculty.
Weekly firm conferences provide an informal group setting and serve as the perfect venue for journal club, morbidity and mortality review and medical ethics case conference.
Residents have an opportunity to learn a variety of skills during these hands-on sessions.
Regional and National Meetings:
Residents are encouraged to attend regional and national meetings to present their research.
The Department of Medicine’s commitment to resident education is reflected clearly in the opportunities, encouragement and support provided for resident research. The PGY-1 research rotation includes supervised experience in computer-assisted literature searching, an introduction to epidemiology and biostatistics and instruction in critical review of the medical literature. Residents select an area of interest and present their findings at the annual Department of Medicine Resident Research Symposium.
A number of research projects initiated in the PGY-1 year have culminated in presentations at national meetings or publications in peer-reviewed journals.
The Department of Medicine encourages all residents to participate in scholarly activity and we are especially proud of their research achievements.
Elective rotations offer additional opportunities for residents to explore areas of special interest, broaden their horizons and meet their individual learning objectives.
Internal medicine subspecialty services provide residents with valuable experience as consultants, and most subspecialties include substantial experience in the outpatient setting. Interdisciplinary experiences are offered in a number of areas including women’s health, HIV, medical aspects of transplantation, musculoskeletal disorders, palliative care and medical ethics. Elective rotations in pediatrics, gynecology, psychiatry, orthopedics, physical medicine and rehabilitation and general surgery offer opportunities for residents to master the cognitive and procedural skills in these areas. Residents can take an away elective outside of the Einstein Health Care Network including a rotation abroad.