The Med-Peds Residency educational program includes structured combination of clinical and elective rotations as well as internal medicine, pediatrics, and interdepartmental conferences.
Below is the curriculum that Med-Peds residents complete during the training program The curriculum meets all requirements set forth by the ACGME for Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatric residency programs.
MC Ward - USA Medical Center Internal Medicine wards
MIMC - Mobile Infirmary Medical Center wards
MC ICU - USA Medical Center ICU rotation
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In addition to the same electives that are available to all categorical residents in both programs, Med-Peds residents at USA have the option of taking combined Internal Medicine-Pediatric electives. As credit is awarded as a half month on both internal medicine and pediatrics, these combined electives must be taken in even numbers (Ie a resident cannot take just 1 or 3, must take 2 or 4).
Some options that are available are:
All Med-Peds residents attend the monthly Med-Peds Conference, which provides a great way to connect with other Med-Peds residents who you may not see regularly. Each meeting has a business component and an educational component, and each resident organizes this conference once during the year. Also, there is a Med-Peds board review held monthly.
While on Internal Medicine rotations, the following conferences are provided:
While on Pediatrics rotations, the following conferences are provided:
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