Academic Offerings
Academic Offerings

Academic Offerings


The Internal Medicine Residency Program provides a wide range of academic programs to supplement trainees' diverse clinical training experiences. Didactic schedule primarily revolves around the Academic Half Day (AHD) and will be developed yearly to be repeated each year, reinforcing values and providing opportunities for residents to revisit the lessons.

Academic Half day

The program holds a weekly half-day didactic block on Wednesday afternoons, which is protected for residents' education. Academic Half-day includes an EKG and radiology series, Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program® (MKSAP)- based board review, faculty-driven lectures, institutional requirements, wellness and group-based activities, simulation sessions, and journal clubs. This didactic series curriculum includes general and subspecialty medicine topics, wellness and leadership activities, and non-clinical topics like coding and billing, pharmacy services, clinical documentation, ethics updates, communication, and more.

Thursday Grand Rounds

The Department of Medicine streams grand rounds on Thursday mornings from Montefiore university Hospital. Medicine grand rounds features internal, local and national experts discussing cutting-edge clinical and basic science research and updates in clinical practice.

PEAC Hopkin’s Modules

Clinic teams are given protected time to complete and discuss assigned PEAC Hopkins, High-value care, and QI modules from the IHI Institute.

Afternoon lectures

The program holds afternoon educational sessions three days a week. These sessions are mostly dedicated to clinical case discussions and board reviews.

Simulation Curriculum

The program has collaborated with a local community college and EM faculty to develop a simulation curriculum. Simulation sessions are held four times a year and are led by EM faculty. These sessions cover medical emergencies. In addition, the critical care department also holds procedural simulations.