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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 new acadmic year has many new and exciting program changes!

  • Robust, faculty-driven daily educational activities in addition to protected time on Thursday afternoons. National guest speakers will be featured in our new lecture series.
  • In-house night/weekend call reduced by 33%.
  • Increased ambulatory medicine exposure.
  • Reduced critical care rotation time over the three years.
  • General Internal Medicine rotations that are located at Jefferson Washington Township, Jefferson Cherry Hill and Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes are now complete teaching teams.
  • Resident wellness programs built into didactic sessions.
  • Increased financial support for research activities.
  • Additional faculty and fellow support while in critical care locations.

Please see our Program Fact Sheet here.

Rotations

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:

PGY-1

  • 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.