Internal Medicine Residency

Curriculum

Residents in the Internal Medicine Residency enjoy a curriculum that offers a wide variety of clinical and hospital-based experiences as well as daily didactics presented by residents and consulting staff. The schedule is well-balanced and allows electives early in the training process as well as academic mentorship and research opportunities during the intern year.

The patient population encountered at NCH in Naples, Florida, provides diverse pathology, from bread-and-butter internal medicine to rare and complex diagnoses.

The basis of our curriculum in the 13 block model in which inpatient and outpatient blocks rotate. Electives occur during outpatient blocks.

PGY1 | Ward | NM | Ward | Pulm/GI | Ward | AMB | Ward | Card Elec | ICU | WH/Derm | ICU | Elec


PGY2 | ID | Ward | NM | Ward | Geri/Pall | ICU | AMB | Ward | ICU | Elec | Ward | Elec | Ward


PGY3 | Ward | AMB/Elec X | ICU | Neur/Neph | Ward | Elec | NM | Elec | ER | Proc | Ward | MOD | Elec

WH = Women’s Health

GI = Gastroenterology

Pul = Pulmonary Medicine

ICU = Intensive Care Unit

ID = Infectious Disease

Proc = Procedure Service Inpt/outpt

AMB = Ambulatory Block

MOD = Medical Officer of the Day

Card = Cardiology

X = Elective X

Geri = Geriatrics/Palliative Care

Elec = Elective

Conferences

  • Morning Report/Night Float
  • Noon Conference
  • Journal Club
  • Grand Rounds
  • Ambulatory Conferences
  • ICU Conference
  • Patient Safety
  • Quality Improvement
  • Medical Jeopardy
  • EKG & Chest X-ray
Didactics are held Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 12:00PM-1:00PM.
Grand Rounds are held every Thursday at 7:30AM.
In the PGY-3 year, a weekly board review will be held on Fridays from 2:00PM-4:00PM. In addition, PGY-3 residents will attend a fully funded board review course in the spring.

Elective Opportunities

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Allergy/Immunology
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gynecology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Procedure
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Research
  • Rheumatology
  • Rotation