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1 UC Irvine Department of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Training Program Welcome Bindu Swaroop, MD Program Director

2 2 Internal Medicine Residency Training Program University of California, Irvine We are very pleased that you are considering our Internal Medicine residency, and we look forward to meeting you. In this presentation, we have highlighted the most salient information about our Program. More extensive information is available on our website: Please also feel free to e-mail me with questions at Bindu Swaroop, MD, Program Director

3 33 UCI Internal Medicine Residency Core Philosophy & Goals Our Mission To provide outstanding training that is comprehensive, innovative and prepares residents to be exceptional providers and life-long learners. To foster a love of knowledge, altruism and the highest respect for intellectual integrity and curiosity. Our Vision To continue as a premier Internal Medicine training program, enhance our pledge to academic training and foster the highest commitment to individual patients and our community Department of Internal Medicine| 2013-2014

4 4 UCI Internal Medicine Core Philosophies & Goals By the end of training our residents will be: Clinically astute Academically rigorous Committed to the highest professional standards Able to access the broadest range of career options

5 5 Defining Program Characteristics Diversity of Training Experiences Our residents train in diverse environments and with unique patient populations. Our hospitals include the primary teaching hospital of the University of California, Irvine; the Long Beach Veterans Health System Hospital; and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Our outpatient clinics range from indigent care sites to faculty private practice to our NCI-comprehensive Chao Cancer Center

6 66 Broad experiences at three hospitals UC Irvine Medical Center – 45% (diverse population) Long Beach VA Medical Center – 45% (bread & butter) Long Beach Memorial Medical Center – 10% (ICU) Internal Medicine Residency | 2013 - 2014

7 7 UCI Medical Center (UCIMC) University hospital with 400 active beds 100 total IM Beds General medicine Hospitalist and consult team experience ICU/CCU Oncology As the facultys and communitys hospital we attract a wide range of ethnicity, disease and social status Uniquely a student and resident hospital: No private patients

8 8 Long Beach VA Healthcare System Recently updated and refurbished Great depth of common Internal Medicine illnesses Exceptional academic faculty, full members of the Department of Medicine Outstanding clinical and basic science research Resident & student oriented health system Important resource in geriatrics training

9 9 Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Outstanding facility with an IM Associate Program Director Long-standing commitment to teaching with programs including IM, Surgery, Pediatrics, Ob/Gyn, EM, PM&R, cardiology, pulmonary medicine and radiology Cardiology, Neurology, and ICU Teaching Services with dedicated, supervising teaching faculty Excellent practice-based ambulatory and subspecialty experiences in areas such as womens health, cardiology, allergy, oncology, & emergency medicine One of the top centers in the country for cardiac care

10 10 Community-based Sites UCIMC Continuity Clinic with a unique practice model VA Continuity Clinics with a novel team based approach to care (Patient Aligned Care Team- PACT) UCIMC Faculty Practice Sites Continuity clinic protected without back-up responsibilities Dedicated ambulatory curriculum on clinic rotations

11 11 Defining Program Characteristics Diversity of Patient Populations We serve an extraordinarily diverse patient population including long established and recently immigrated communities. We serve patients across the economic spectrum. More than 50% of our patients are economically disadvantaged. Neighborhoods in our area include persons from China, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Latin America, Persia and many others. We care for patients with conditions like leprosy, TB, rheumatic heart disease and HIV as well as the breadth of diseases seen in the general US population.

12 12 Defining Program Characteristics We present unique, longitudinal curricula in clinical skills, EBM, Quality, and Palliative Care. Each house officer has at least 9 months of elective time for clinical, research, externship, or international experiences, with 2 elective blocks (6 weeks) in the first year. We are committed to our mission of education and measure service in the context of educational value.

13 13 Defining Program Characteristics Our flexible curriculum allows residents to tailor their experience to their career track. We encourage couples matching. We offer coordinated acceptance for IM & Occupational Medicine. We offer career pathways in research, hospitalist medicine and primary care.

14 14 Doctoring Skills Rotation Fellowship & Career Mentoring from the first day of orientation The Science of Decision Making Conference Business of Medicine and Career Development A longitudinal curriculum in Teaching Skills for all residents An experience in Palliative Care Hospitalist and Consult Service Curriculum Curriculum Development: Recent Innovations Resident-Driven Process Improvement Programs A Curriculum in Life-Long Learning Skills to enhance commitment to knowledge and skills after graduation Resident Morale Project to continuously identify ways to improve the well-being of our residents Academy of Internal Medicine

15 15 Doctoring Skills Rotation Patient-Centered, Learner-Driven Focused on: History taking and communications skills Physical diagnosis Real patients and patient simulation technology Decision-making skills Life-long learning skills Clinical teaching skills Direct Feedback from Specially Trained Teaching Faculty

16 16 The Academy of Internal Medicine Weekly protected 2.5 hour conference All residents on elective or outpatient rotations are required to attend Focuses on: Clinical cases and unknowns Basic clinical science review Board review

17 17 UCI Institutional Distinctions Among the School of Medicines distinctions: The University of California with all its programs and resources An outstanding medical school with diverse and accomplished student body One of a handful National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the US Diverse Centers of Excellence for research in basic clinical sciences Top 20% of NIH Research dollars per Faculty Member UCI Medical Center: A Leapfrog Group designated top hospital for quality, safety and outcomes

18 18 Philosophy of Program Governance Our philosophy of governance is inclusive and progressive. Residents are included on the Curriculum Committee and on the ROC (policy committee). They have equal voting power with the faculty and Program Director. We regularly survey residents about every aspect of the Program including rotations, faculty, teaching, educational resources, and resident satisfaction.

19 19 Curriculum Development and Oversight The Curriculum Committee reviews every aspect of the curriculum on a regular basis: - clinical rotations - conferences - goals and materials Residents have creative input into the Committee, are members of the Committee and participate on a regular basis. Many enhancements emanate from residents suggestions or requests.

20 20 Curricular Elements: Conferences The Core Lecture Series is regularly updated and maintained in concert with subspecialties. Innovative Morning Report at the VA and Afternoon Report at UCI Teaching Rounds on all inpatient rotations. Rotation-based, web-based curricular outlines are available on our website. Weekly Grand Rounds with more than 50% of speakers recruited from across the nation for their expertise and experience. Daily or twice daily conferences at all our sites.

21 21 Conferences- Sample Schedule

22 22 Curriculum: Rotations Year 1 Ward4 blocks ICU/CCU3 blocks Doctoring Skills Rotation1 block Geriatrics1 block Electives2 blocks Womens Health1 block Night Medicine1 block Vacation4 weeks Continuity/Ambulatory 2 blocks Palliative Care1 block

23 23 Curriculum: Rotations Year 2 Wards3 blocks ICU/CCU2 blocks Neurology1 block Electives/Research5 blocks Vacation4 weeks Night Float/Medicine2 blocks Continuity Clinic/Ambulatory2 blocks Doctoring Skills Rotation-21 block

24 24 Curriculum: Rotations Year 3 Ward/ICU/CCU5 blocks Hospitalist/consult2 blocks Ambulatory Oncology1 block Emergency Medicine1 block Community-Based Clinic1 block Geriatrics1 block Night Float/Medicine2 blocks Electives3 blocks Vacation4 weeks

25 25 Preliminary Intern Year- Curriculum Ward6 blocks* ICU/CCU5 blocks Electives5 blocks Vacation4 weeks ** *Each block is 3 weeks long **Prelim interns are given 5 additional days off at the end of the academic year in order to help you end earlier and transition to your next program

26 26 Working Conditions & Duty Hours Our structures and schedules are fully compliant with ACGME regulations. Ward rotations do not have overnight coverage requirements Our ward teams cap at 15 patients We admit patients through a drip protocol every 4 th (VA) or 6 th (UCI) day free of admissions. We have arranged our rotation schedules so that each time-intensive rotation like wards or ICU is followed by a much less intensive rotation like ambulatory clinic or an elective.

27 27 Team Structure A typical ward team consists of : 1 attending 1 senior resident 2 interns 2-3 medical students A typical day on Wards :6:30AM –Arrival 8-9 AM – Morning report 9:30AM – Rounds 12 – 1 PM – Noon conference 6:30 PM – Sign-out to night float

28 28 Faculty 160 Full Time Faculty and several hundred active volunteers Representing the full range of subspecialties, including Epidemiology and Occupational Medicine Accomplished and distinguished Researchers Chosen for & committed to teaching Available to residents for clinical rotations, research and mentoring

29 29 Housestaff Clearly our most important asset Excellent Match performance, representing US Medical Schools from across the country Supportive, collegial, accomplished, diverse Excellent Access to Fellowships, Primay Care & Hospitalist Jobs

30 30 Where our Residents Went- 2013 Chief Resident: 5 IM Fellowships: 14 Primary Care in CA: 3 Hospitalist in CA: 2

31 31 Resident Positions & Salary Number Level/Year Salary 23 Preliminary PGY1 $51,289 22 Categorical PGY1 $51,289 22 Categorical PGY2 $53,218 22 Categorical PGY3 $55,218

32 32 Core curriculum Core curriculum Rotations Rotations Policies and Procedures Policies and Procedures Salaries Salaries Other Information on Our Website: Detailed descriptions of our institutions Detailed descriptions of our institutions Location Location College of Medicine College of Medicine Our fellowship programs Our fellowship programs Department of Internal Medicine| 2013-2014

33 33 University of California Irvine Thank you for taking the time to review this presentation. Please feel free to contact us with further questions. Bindu Swaroop, MD Program Director e-mail:

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