The Department of Medicine continues to support the education mission of the University through our teaching programs. Our major audiences are medical students, internal medicine residents, subspecialty fellows and practicing physicians, but many faculty are also involved in community K-12 programs, undergraduate science training and graduate programs within the various basic science departments, postdoctoral research training and regional CME programs. We promote the growth and success of the school and university through interprofessional education programs.Our fellowship programs are nationally recognized for their quality in both clinical teaching and research.
Fellowships are offered in the Division of Cardiology, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Pulmonary Diseases, and Rheumatology.
Internal Medicine Residency Tracks
Advanced Inpatient medicine Skills (AIMS) – Designed to provide residents with skills relevant to the care of inpatient now and in the future. Applicants accepted into this track will have the opportunity to obtain certification in inpatient ultrasound through a combination of formal coursework, development of an ultrasound portfolio, and successful completion of an ultrasound examination. Residents will also participate in a program to enhance their skills in the design and execution of a Quality Improvement Program. Opportunities for electives in Teaching Skills, Hospital Medicine, Advanced Airway Management, and Consult Medicine will further enhance preparedness for careers in Hospital Medicine, Academics, and other inpatient-oriented specialties.
Advanced HIV Medicine Skills (AHMS): This track is designed to provide residents with skills in the management of HIV+ patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Applicants selected for this track will be assigned longitudinal continuity training in a clinic that serves HIV+ patients. Residents will also rotate on an HIV inpatient service and will have the opportunity to participate in a global health rotation with a focus on HIV. Residents will be assigned mentors who participate in HIV related research and care for HIV+ patients. Participants will have the opportunity to become certified as an HIV specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine through a combination of didactic sessions, clinical experiences, and successful completion of a certification examination.