Creighton University Internal Medicine Residency Program
Creighton University School of Medicine is one of the oldest university-based medical schools established west of the Mississippi and the Internal Medicine Residency is one of the outstanding educational programs. The mission of the medical school is to develop and promote an understanding of human health and the causes, treatment and prevention of disease.
Education of the medical students is an integral part of the internal medicine residency program. Site visitors from the Residency Review Committee (RRC) have consistently commented on both the quality of the training program and on the residents' satisfaction with their educational experience. Clearly, one of the outstanding characteristics of this program is the collegial relationship between the faculty and residents and the degree of faculty commitment and involvement in the day-to-day education of our residents. Currently, about 35% of the categorical residents elect to practice primary care medicine, while those who wish to continue in subspecialty training have consistently been accepted into first-choice programs, including the subspecialty medicine programs offered at Creighton University School of Medicine.
The residency training provides residents with essential academic and intellectual stimulation that is obtained from:
- Wide variety of cases
- Outstanding very friendly and approachable faculty with a strong teaching commitment
- Opportunity to learn and perform many procedures
- Extensive ICU and CCU experience
- Appropriate levels of autonomy
- Excellent outpatient experiences from recently reorganized ambulatory curriculum
- Daily resident directed lectures in form of noon conferences or daily reports
- Adequate time for studying and family related activities
- A responsive faculty and administration
- Opportunity to teach medical students from all four years of education