Internal Medicine Residency
Internal medicine residency is composed of 3 years. In whatever rotation you are in, there will be direct supervision from an attending in that department in addition to your senior residents and you will have lectures in all specialties usually held on scheduled basis for all the residency program.The first year, also called internship, the PGY-1 resident is called an intern. The intern will be learning mainly how to follow up patients, prescribing medications, writing progress notes and discharging the patients. He also helps the senior residents doing new admissions. The PGY-2 resident will carry more responsibility but less notes to write. He will be doing the majority of the hospital admissions, rounding with the social workers and discussing with the case managers patient-related issues. The PGY-3 resident will have more electives but also will have more responsibilities in certain rotations like the ICU, CCU and as an in-house resident where he will be doing admissions and running the codes in the hospital. The third year resident will have more free time to study for the board exams.
What are the average scores for AMGs and IMGs who matched in Internal Medicine?
The average scores for AMGs who matched in Internal Medicine in USMLE step 1 and 2 CK are 226 and 237 repectively.
What are the interview questions for Internal Medicine?
Internal Medicine Residency Interview Questions and Answers
What are the match statistics for Internal Medicine?
About 55% of positions offered in the match go to AMGs and about 45% of positions go to IMGs. About 96% of AMGs who apply do match and about 45% of IMGs who apply do successfuly match , as well as 20% who apply to the post match SOAP in IM also get positions.
What should AMGs do to increase their chances to match in Internal Medicine?
What should IMGs do to increase their chances in matching in Internal Medicine?
We also strongly recommend that you have the same book as AMGs in your shelf, namely the "MKSAP® for Students" as above. Applicants are also differentiated based on the knowledge and their interest in the domain they are applying to, so be ready.
Also, IMGs should apply to the same programs where we helped their peers to match in the previous years, these programs are found in many states as described in the below mentioned list. This is the full list of the IMG friendly internal medicine residency programs in pdf form which you can easily download it to your computer or any other device from amazon: Internal Medicine IMG Friendly Residency Programs List