The categorical residency training program at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center provides residents with a comprehensive and thorough education in internal medicine.
Goals of the Categorical Residency Training Program
- To train internists to care for the sickest, most complex patients across a wide spectrum of disease
- To train internists to be lifelong learners who are able to expand their range of competencies as the face of medicine changes
- To provide the best training possible in general internal medicine, which is the foundation upon which all subspecialties are built
- Full ancillary support at all sites: 24 hour blood draw, IV, transport, etc.
- Geisel medical students on all services
- Non teaching teams on all services to address census demands and focus high yield patients on housestaff teams
- No 24 hour call, all services have night float
- 1 Resident : 1 Intern teams on all inpatient services (maximum 10 patients) to maximize learning.
- 20 full weekends off during intern year