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General Internal Medicine

Clinical Fellowship in Hospital Medicine

Duration
1 year

Mission
The Clinical Fellowship in Hospital Medicine prepares family medicine or interested internal medicine graduates to pursue hospital medicine careers in both the community and academic setting. The program's emphasis is primarily clinical with optional scholarly development activities in quality improvement, medical education and research available to interested candidates.

Curriculum

Clinical Duties
Fellows will train on hospital medicine teams for the first six months. This training will include rotations on hospital medicine inpatient ward teams, short stay observation unit and the admitting medical officer team. Electives are offered in perioperative medicine (both inpatient and outpatient), advanced heart failure, utilization review and bedside procedures. Additional elective requests may be accommodated in medicine subspecialties such as critical care, cardiology, infectious disease and nephrology depending upon availability. Fellows will serve as hospital medicine attendings on the daytime admitting team or in the nocturnist role for 13 weeks during the subsequent six months of their fellowship.

Research Training
Structured training in quality improvement and patient safety is available for interested fellows, and so is the option of pursuing mentored projects in quality improvement, medical education or research. Opportunities to teach medical students in the small group setting is also available.

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Application Qualifications/How to Apply

Applicants who have completed residency training in internal medicine or family practice or are currently in their second or third year of an internal medicine or family practice residency program are eligible to apply.

Please submit the following items to apply. Application materials should be sent to smpeterson@mcw.edu.

  • A current curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation

Please direct enquiries to:

Stephanie Peterson
Clinical Program Coordinator
smpeterson@mcw.edu | (414) 955-0392

Fellow Benefits and Support
  • Competitive stipend
  • Health, dental, life, disability and malpractice insurance
  • Computer and administrative support
  • Wide variety of clinical electives available
  • Opportunities to learn skills in quality improvement, curriculum development and research

Contact Us

Stephanie Peterson
Clinical Program Coordinator
smpeterson@mcw.edu | (414) 955-0392