Program Descriptions: Internal Medicine

The Categorical Internal Medicine Residency Program has an intern class of 47 and a total program size of approximately 128 residents. Each academic year is divided into thirteen 4-week block rotations that include both inpatient and outpatient experiences. Our program size and flexibility in our scheduling allows the Categorical Internal Medicine Program to meet the individual learning goals and needs of each of our residents; allowing them to gain a concentrated experience in their particular areas of interest.

The core experiences of the Residency Program involve General Inpatient Medicine, Ambulatory Medicine (block experience and continuity clinic), Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics, HIV and Addiction Medicine and the opportunity to rotate in all medicine subspecialties.

The Medicine Residency Programs at the University of Connecticut are committed to educating well-rounded physicians who will achieve excellent standards of medical care and personal and professional ethics. Whether you are in our one-year or three-year training program, we emphasize the following core values:

  • Current and continuing medical knowledge
  • Effective and sensitive communication
  • Commitment to professionalism
  • Practice of evidence-based medicine
  • Effective utilization of multidisciplinary systems of care
  • Self-awareness, introspection, and openness to feedback