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General Internal Medicine

Academic Fellowship in Hospital Medicine

Fellows will be appointed at the level of clinical instructor in the department of medicine.

Duration
2 years

Mission

Our two-year program has two tracks. All fellows will complete mentored projects in medical education, quality improvement or clinical research. Fellows on the research track work closely with the Center for Advancing Population Science and receive structured training in research skills through the pursuit of a Master of Science (MS) in clinical and translational research degree through the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin. At the completion of the fellowship, fellows on this track will be well equipped to pursue research based careers at academic medical centers. Fellows on the medical education track will complete a Master of Education (MEd) in medical education degree, and feedback and mentoring in bedside and small group teaching. At the completion of the fellowship, fellows on this track will be well positioned to pursue leadership positions in medical education at academic medical centers.

All fellows will have the option of receiving training in quality and process improvement through the faculty development program in quality improvement and patient safety at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Intermountain mini-advanced training program in quality improvement in quality improvement. Other optional activities include pursuing interest based clinical electives and training in bedside diagnostic ultrasound and procedural ultrasound.

Curriculum

Two tracks are available:

Research Track

Fellows on the research track will receive structured training in clinical research methods, biostatistics, clinical trial design and methods of grant preparation. Fellows will work closely with the Center for Advancing Population Science (CAPS) and complete a Master of Science (MS) program.

Medical Education Track

Fellows on the medical education track will receive structured training in adult learning, qualitative research, curriculum development, educational leadership, research in medical education, and instruction and evaluation in medical education. Fellows will complete Master in Education (MEd) program and receive directly observed feedback on inpatient teaching rounds and small group based teaching.

All fellows will have the option of receiving training in quality and process improvement through the faculty development program in quality improvement and patient safety at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Intermountain mini-advanced training program in quality improvement in quality improvement. Other optional activities include pursuing interest based clinical electives and training in bedside diagnostic ultrasound and procedural ultrasound.

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Application Qualifications/How to Apply

Applicants who have completed residency training in internal medicine or are currently in their second or third year of an internal medicine 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
  • 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
  • Time and support for research projects and professional travel
  • Tuition support for masters or certificate courses taken as part of the fellowship program
  • Computer and administrative support
Mentors and Special Interests
Jerry Van Ruiswyk (QI) | view Dr. Van Ruiswyk's CV

Geoffrey Lamb (QI) | view Dr. Lamb's CV

Kathlyn Fletcher (Hand offs, Continuity of care, Resident workload, GME training) | view Dr. Fletcher's CV

Linda Meurer (Meta-analysis) | view Dr. Meurer's CV

Chris Decker | view Dr. Decker's CV

Martin Muntz | view Dr. Muntz's CV

Heather Toth

Njeri Wainaina (Antimicrobial Stewardship) | view Dr. Wainaina's CV

Cynthia Kay

Jeff Jackson | view Dr. Jackson's CV

Bipin Thapa

Kurt Pfeifer | view Dr. Pfeifer's CV

Evelyn Chan

Mary Ann Gilligan | view Dr. Gilligan's CV

Jen Mackinnon | view Dr. Mackinnon's CV

Barbara Slawski | view Dr. Slawski's CV

Ann Nattinger | view Dr. Nattinger's CV

Jessica Kuester

Thomas Heinrich | view Dr. Heinrich's CV

Leonard Egede | view Dr. Egede's CV

Contact Us

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