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Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine at RowanSOM offers integrated learning and patient care in long-term care facilities and ambulatory sites throughout rural and suburban communities in Southern New Jersey. Our residents are exposed to a diverse rotation of specialty areas, as well as primary care related disciplines, and have the freedom to attend additional conferences and presentations to suit their medical interests.


The Department of Medicine partners with the hospitals at Jefferson Health New Jersey and Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes for this residency program. Through the systems' five hospitals and ambulatory practices, residents have the unique opportunity to treat a combination of rural, suburban and urban populations that are diverse in age, cultures and economic standing.

A sample rotation schedule:


  • General Internal Medicine
  • ICA - rotations at four hospitals
  • CCU (CC2)
  • Ambulatory Medicine, Cardiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Disease, Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology
  • Allergy
  • Radiology

Conferences and Didactics

We offer countless opportunities to increase knowledge and improve skills throughout your residency. Residents play an active role in presentations and are encouraged to attend SOM conferences and didactics, as well as additional opportunities that suit individual medical interests. A variety of topics are covered throughout the year at multiple programs:

  • Morning Report - daily
  • Noon Conferences - 3 times/week
  • Evening CME Specialty Conferences - dates offered throughout the year
  • Bio-physical Lectures - monthly

Topics offered throughout the year include, but are not limited to: geriatrics, pulmonary, critical care, hematology/ oncology, cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology and endocrinology. We also present "Business of Medicine” topics, such as managed care, health policy, health administration, liability, and practice management.

RowanSOM OPTI of New Jersey

In addition to our residency partnerships, the school also oversees the RowanSOM OPTI of NJ. This alliance brings together world-class health systems across New Jersey to offer more than 40 residency, fellowship and internship programs at additional sites, making it the number one consortium for outstanding osteopathic graduate medical education programs in the state.