Program Features

Transitional Year Program FeaturesConferences and Meetings

As a new resident, you will attend the Summer Survival Lecture series that will strengthen your patient management skills. The regular conference schedule includes rotating topics in general internal medicine, subspecialty medicine and ambulatory medicine. Small-group meetings with attending physicians are routine.

Curriculum of Experiences

You’ll acquire knowledge and hands-on learning working in a variety of areas—inpatient services, subspecialty medicine, ambulatory care, and consult services—and through electives. You can individually tailor your block experiences to suit your professional goals.

Library and Communication Services

Tower Health System’s medical library subscribes to a robust collection of electronic and print resources intended to support the clinical and educational needs of our residency programs. These resources include online clinical point of care tools, electronic databases, journals and books. The library staff is available to assist with various information literacy needs including search consultation and document delivery. Residents have 24/7 badge access to the physical library which is equipped with wireless internet, 15 desktop computers, 3 group study rooms, 2 conference rooms, print journal and book collections, a printer/copier/scanner, as well as plenty of electrical/USB outlets for charging electronic devices. The library is staffed from 0800 – 1700 Monday thru Friday.

Research Opportunities

If your work is accepted, arrangements can be made to present original research at a regional or national conference.

Wellness

Formal wellness curriculum is enhanced by small group experience among the faculty, residents and students throughout the year. These activities includes trips, sporting events, and other social events.

Accreditation

Fully approved by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education.