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Internal Medicine Residency - Program Information

APPLICATION & ELIGIBILITY

Application:

All potential applicants should apply through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Applications are accepted from September 15 to December 15. Staten Island University Hospital is a participant in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Our NRMP # for our three-year, categorical internal medicine program is 1515140C0. Our NRMP # for our one-year, preliminary program is 1515140P0.

Eligibility:

Eligibility for the residency program is determined on an individual basis. All applications should include:

  • A fully completed ERAS application
  • Official Medical School Transcript
  • Dean's Letter
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX Scores
  • Prior/Current Research Activities and Publications
  • Personal Statement
  • ECFMG Certification (if applicable)
  • If granted an interview by the selection committee, you will be given:
    • A full overview of the residency by the program director;
    • A tour of the facility by a chief resident;
    • A question and answer session with some of our residents;
    • An interview with the program director and a faculty member;
    • A take home package including a CD on:
      • Current facts about the program;
      • GME policies and procedures for SIUH;
      • A sample SIUH residency contract.

    SALARY & BENEFITS FOR RESIDENTS

    Residents are provided with a competitive salary. Lunch is provided daily (Monday-Friday) at our noon conference free of charge. The residents also receive a flexible medical and dental coverage program, $100,000.00 of term life insurance, disability insurance and full coverage under the hospital's malpractice insurance rider. Four weeks of paid vacation and holiday time are also part of this package. There is opportunity for enrolling in a tax-deferred annuity program as well.

    Detailed information is made available during the interview process.

    RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESIDENTS

    The Research Division of the Department of Medicine provides medical research experience to residents in a number of ways.

    The members of the Research Division serve as mentors and facilitators for both faculty and resident research projects. Each resident is assigned a research mentor and the resident meets with his/her mentor every five weeks during their clinic rotation.Medical residents have submitted an average of 25 research projects per year to various national and regional educational meetings, such as the American College of Physicians and medical subspecialty meetings. The Research Division also sponsors a yearly research competition at Staten Island University Hospital for medical residents. All categorical residents are required to complete a research project prior to successful completion of the residency program. An Institutional Research day provides a venue for all residents to present their research. The residents are actively involved and submit approximately 80 abstracts to the Institutional Research day competition.

    Membership of the Research Division includes a Ph.D. in research methodology and biostatistics, who participates in protocol development with each medical resident. Residents are taught the rules and regulations pertaining to medical research and the necessary interaction with the Institutional Review Committee. Research funding, support staff and laboratory facilities are available to the Research Division.

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