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A guide to resources, timelines and contacts for professional development, advising and mentoring
The University of Washington Internal Medicine Residency Program is dedicated to training future leaders in all sectors of internal medicine, including
- Academic medicine
- Biomedical research
- Community practice
- Healthcare policy
- Health administration
R1 Year: Foundation
Internship is grounded in broad-based clinical exposure to inpatient and ambulatory internal medicine. It is a time of community building and early exploration of mentorship.
r2 Year: Differentiation
Your second year expands opportunities for teaching and clinical team leadership. You will have more flexibility for personal curriculum, with increased elective time and initiation of our Training Pathways. Mentorship need may change with evolution in clinical and academic interests.
r3 Year: consolidation
In your final year, clinical knowledge and skills are reinforced. You will have opportunities to develop as a leader and to fill personal curricular goals. Career next steps and transitions are solidified and mentorship is provided as you bridge to practice or your next stage of training.