Internal Medicine Residency – Kent Hospital

Teaching Conferences

Our program gives residents the opportunity to continue to learn, develop, and grow.

Board Review

Residents attend Board Review sessions throughout the year to prepare them for the ABIM exam after graduation. A topic will be assigned to each resident to present during didactics. The resident may use, MKSAP, MedStudy, Harrison's. UpToDate or current medical journals to present their topic.

Journal Club

Residents learn how to critically review and appraise published medical literature and apply evidence-based medicine to patient care. Quarterly sessions are presented by PGY2 and PGY3 residents. 

Medical Grand Rounds

Sponsored by the Department of Medicine, invited faculty speak about clinical problems in medicine, new research, and evidence-based therapies monthly.

Morning Report

Interesting and core cases will be presented by the residents serving on the wards and also night float with guidance and input from attending physicians and faculty. 

Noon Teaching Conference

The centerpiece of our didactic program, faculty present interactive, case-based subspecialty lectures. A wide array of subjects are covered including case presentations by residents, cardiology review, radiology grand rounds and didactic lectures by attendings on board tested areas.

Skills-Based Workshops

A comprehensive and practical training program focused on improving resident physician exposure to and competence in critical care situations, bedside diagnostic resting modalities such as point-of-care ultrasound(POCUS), and bedside procedures. Skills-based workshops include ultrasound, airway management, interosseous line management, women’s health exams, men’s health exams, and musculoskeletal exams.

POCUS: The point-of-care ultrasound training program provides a comprehensive hands-on training including focused cardiac ultrasound (FoCUS), lung and thoracic ultrasound, abdominal ultrasound, and vascular ultrasound, along with musculoskeletal examination. This program is provided by an internally renowned physician who provides training nationally and internationally.