The Department of Medicine at Overlook Medical Center is renowned for providing outstanding health care to its surrounding communities and excellent educational experiences for its trainees.
Overlook Medical Center is a unique institution in the New York metropolitan area. For more than a century, our expert professional staff has delivered state-of-the-art tertiary care in a friendly, patient-centered environment. Our internal medicine residency program is small enough for each individual resident to feel recognized and respected, yet broad enough to provide virtually any clinical or educational resource to patients, trainees and staff.
The educational style of the Department of Medicine mirrors the atmosphere and mission of the hospital. Our faculty members are committed to mentoring each resident to ensure that supportive, personalized supervision supplements a meticulously organized curriculum and rotational schedule. The program puts special emphasis on humanistic personal development by including experiences in Narrative Medicine, Mindfulness Training, Bioethics, and Palliative Care. Our program leaders, who have more than 30 years of experience in residency program management, set high expectations for staff performance and resident accomplishment with clearly articulated educational goals. Residents can expect clinical teaching experiences to be professionally gratifying and even inspiring, as they prepare for careers and fellowships.
The majority of accredited internal medicine residency programs graduate residents who are clinically competent and are able to pass the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) exam. Well-qualified applicants searching for residency programs have a wide array of excellent options in the New York metropolitan area. The best approach to selecting a program is to choose the one that aligns with the resident's personal learning style. For applicants who learn best in a supportive, personalized educational environment that emphasizes quality, camaraderie and professionalism, Overlook Medical Center’s Internal Medicine Residency Program is ideal.