The HonorHealth Internal Medicine Residency Program has many unique features that make for an amazing training experience. Our program offers:
- A smaller size (22 residents in total; 6 categorical residents per year; 4 preliminary residents per year), which offers more personalized faculty connection and lots of 1-on-1 time with faculty in the clinic and hospital setting.
- A focus on wellness, which includes a culture of gratitude, allowing personal wellness days during ambulatory/elective rotations, and resident wellness retreats/activities throughout the year. HonorHealth also offers many services to support resident wellness.
- Innovative didactics, which include case-based discussions, simulation, Academic Half Day, Journal Club, Great Debates, dedicated board review, inpatient and ambulatory morning report, Medical Escape Rooms and Knowledge Gaming.
- Several in-house fellowships including: Cardiology, Addiction Medicine, Geriatrics, Clinical Informatics and Hospice/Palliative Care.
- Emphasis on scholarly activity, with dedicated protected time throughout the year for advancing scientific knowledge through research or quality improvement activities, including individualized project mentoring.
- Diverse clinical experiences, ranging from inpatient hospital medicine at Thompson Peak Medical Center; Intensive Care experience at Shea Medical Center; geriatrics at Mayo Clinic; outpatient experiences with both HonorHealth’s internal medicine residency clinic and private subspecialty clinics; and electives at the VA.
- A commitment to continuous programmatic quality improvement, where we are constantly soliciting feedback from residents and faculty to brainstorm how we can improve the educational experience. For example, our residents wanted more inpatient time as seniors, so we created a more autonomous hospitalist elective for senior residents where they will work 1-on-1 with a hospitalist.