Frequently Asked Questions 

What is your accreditation status?

The residency program in the Department of Internal Medicine is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

What type of Visas do you offer for International Medical Graduates?

We currently offer J-1 and H1B Visas to IMGs.

What is your board pass rate?

The 3-year ABIM rolling pass rate has consistently been above the required Residency Review Committee percentage for maintenance of accreditation and we have had a 100% pass rate for the past 3 years.

How many teaching attendings to you have?

We have 6 full-time and 4 part-time teaching attendings and approximately 75 volunteer faculty members. We also have an active mentoring program.

What is the call schedule like at Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital?

We are fully compliant with ACGME duty hour requirements. PGY1 residents have a night float on-call system. PGY 2 and 3 residents have a traditional 24-hour call.

What fringe benefits are offered at Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital?

 Benefits to residents include health insurance, dental and vision insurance and professional liability coverage. Other benefits can be found here.

What are some other features of Mercy Health — St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital?

St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital is licensed for 550 beds and is a Level I Trauma Center, a certified Stroke Center and a Magnet hospital. We also have a fully-implemented electronic health record system (Epic) for both inpatient and outpatient care.