Curriculum

Curriculum

Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital Internal Medicine Residency is a three-year, fully accredited ACGME program meeting all of the requirements of the American Board of Internal Medicine. 

The residency is affiliated with the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), and the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUHCOM).  Residents receive training in all aspects of inpatient and outpatient management, invasive and noninvasive procedures and all subspecialty areas which prepares them for the diverse challenges of medical practice. 

First Year:
Rotations include 21 weeks of general internal medicine, 9 week blocks of ambulatory medicine, 10 weeks of medical intensive care unit, 6 weeks of electives and 6 weeks of night float. 

Second Year:
Residents are exposed to subspecialty rotations emphasizing acquisition of in-depth specialty knowledge. Rotations include four months of subspecialty electives, one month rotations in emergency medicine, neurology, geriatrics and cardiology, three months of general medicine and a six week block in the intensive care unit.

Third Year:
Rotations include six months of subspeciality electives, a one month rotation in ambulatory medicine, three months of general medicine and a six-week block in intensive care.

Ambulatory Clinic:
The ambulatory care clinic has more than 3,000 active patients with over 8,000 clinic visits per year. Each resident cares for a panel of patients in the clinic, and serves as the patient’s primary care physician throughout his / her residency.

For further information contact:
Gwendolyn Brown, Program Coordinator
E-mail: gwendolyn_brown@mercy.com
Phone: 1-800-837-4783