NorthShore University HealthSystem offers a three-year categorical Internal Medicine residency, a preliminary year Internal Medicine program and a Transitional Year program.  Our combined programs have four chief residents, 40 PGY-1 trainees, 17 PGY-2 trainees and 17 PGY-3 trainees.  Both our internal medicine categorical/preliminary year and transitional year programs achieved the longest possible ACGME accreditation length with no citations.

Categorical Internal Medicine (17 positions)  

This foundation year in our three year Internal Medicine program is geared to provide a mix of inpatient and outpatient internal medicine training.  Core rotations include general medical floor rotations at Evanston, Glenbrook, or Skokie Hospitals and one block of emergency medicine and ICU.  Outpatient medicine training includes a half day a week of continuity clinic.

Preliminary Internal Medicine (13 positions)

In preparation for further specialty training, preliminary Internal Medicine interns are provided with core internal medicine training through both inpatient and outpatient rotations.  Elective time is available in the effort to individualize curricular needs for each trainee.  Each intern completes one block of emergency medicine and one block of ICU as well as general medical floor rotations at Evanston and Glenbrook or Skokie Hospitals.

Transitional Year (10 Positions)

The Transitional Year program is for trainees who desire a more medicine-based transitional year in preparation for future specialty training.  Core rotations include general medicine floors at Evanston and Glenbrook or Skokie hospitals, an ICU block, an emergency medicine rotation, and an ambulatory rotation which is typically spent in an outpatient practice primary care office.  A wide variety of electives are available to complement training for future specialties.

Our NRMP Codes

Categorical Internal Medicine  1160140C2
Preliminary Internal Medicine  1160140P2
Preliminary Internal Medicine [Neuro only] 1160140P3
Transitional Year  1160999P0

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