Yearly Schedule

Residents receive extensive training in hospital medicine, as well as medicine provided in an ambulatory setting.

1st year of internship


  • Five  inpatient medicine (telemetry/ general medicine) 
  • Two ICU
  • One ambulatory
  • One emergency medicine 
  • One night float
  • Two elective months
This core curriculum prepares the categorical intern to advance to resident level, and the preliminary intern to get a well-rounded approach prior to their next step in training. At the end of the first year, residents have the tools to effectively manage patients and transition to a team leader. 

2nd year of residency
 
  • Two inpatient medicine (telemetry/ general medicine) 
  • Two ICU
  • Two night float
  • Two elective months
  • One ambulatory
  • One cardiology
  • One neurology
  • One geriatrics month
Our Neurology rotation is done at Massachusetts General Hospital and consists of acute stroke and general neurology consultations. At the end of the second year, residents become effective managers of complex patients (both in the ICU and outpatient setting) and are able to synthesize an efficient diagnosis and treatment plan.

3rd year of residency

  • Two inpatient medicine (telemetry/ general medicine)
  • Two ICU
  • Two elective months
  • One ambulatory
  • One cardiology
  • One dermatology
  • One emergency medicine
  • One psychiatry/infectious disease
  • One internal medicine consult month
During the last year of training emphasis is placed on mastering management skills. At the end of the third year residents are master clinicians and teachers, ready to take their next career step. During the three years each categorical resident completes a research project in an area of interest.