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 curriculum of the Residency Program involves General Inpatient Medicine, Ambulatory Care, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Hematology and Oncology, Geriatrics, and Continuity Clinics.

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 a 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