The Categorical Internal Medicine Program is designed to assure that each resident obtains a broad internal medicine foundation allowing for career options in both general and subspecialty medicine. Our residents are provided with faculty mentoring and career counseling to help them create individualized educational programs.

Each year has a particular focus. The emphasis during the first year residents is on building clinical skills and finding their passion within internal medicine. Second year residents focus on clinical decision making and team management. In the third year, residents hone their skills with greater autonomy and focus on becoming leaders and educators.

   PGY1  PGY2  PGY3

 Inpatient Medicine

14-16 Weeks  8-10 Weeks  6-8 Weeks
 Inpatient Cardiology
 4 Weeks  4 Weeks  4 Weeks
 4 Weeks  4 Weeks

 4 Weeks

 4 Weeks Night Float

 Night Float
 4 Weeks

 6 Weeks
 Medicine Wards

 2 Weeks  Cardiology

 2 Weeks
 Medicine Wards

 2 Weeks  Cardiology

 Inpatient Hematology/Oncology
 4 Weeks  4 Weeks  
 Emergency Medicine
 4 Weeks    
 Ambulatory Primary Care
 10 Weeks  10 Weeks   10 Weeks
   4 Weeks  


      4 Weeks

 Inpatient Medicine Consult

     2 Weeks

 Core Subspecialty Medicine*

 1-2 Weeks  2-4 Weeks  2-4 Weeks
 Elective   1-2 Weeks  2-4 Weeks  6 Weeks

 Vacation** Personal/Sick Days

 3 Weeks
  5 Days
 3 Weeks
  5 Days
 3 Weeks
  5 Days


**Additional time off will be given at the discretion of the program director to attend academic conferences if the resident is presenting during PGY2/3 year and for job/fellowship interviews in the appropriate year.


*Core Subspecialty Medicine Rotations are two weeks each and include:

  • Infectious Disease
  • Gastroenterology
  • Nephrology
  • Rheumatology
  • Endocrinology

Other Electives Include (but are not limited to):

  • Cardiology Consults
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Medical Ethics
  • Outpatient Hematology / Oncology
  • Palliative Care
  • Pulmonary – Ambulatory & Consults
  • Radiology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Research
  • Procedures
  • Medical Education
  • Medical Informatics
  • International Medicine
  • Rural medicine
Internal Medicine sites:
Larner College of Medicine at UVM
Clinical Department

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