Categorical Track

The categorical residency training program at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center provides residents with a comprehensive and thorough education in internal medicine.

Cardiology Grand Rounds

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

Brief highlights

  • 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