Frequently Asked Questions about our Internal Medicine Residency Program
Our Internal Medicine Residency training program emphasizes learning, quality and patient care and safety for both patients and residents. At Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, our physicians are not just one more healthcare professional. Our program’s goal is to train physicians who will be leaders in the healthcare field and who will be committed to patient care.
We have received our 10 year-continued accreditation on September 18th, 2015.
The Program Director reviews all the applications to our program and evaluates the applicants’ overall skills and professional achievements; a decision to invite a candidate for an interview is based on several factors, not only the medical school graduation year.
We sponsor J-1 Visas and H1B Conversions.
Not at the moment of your application. We do request that you submit an ECFMG Status Report with your ERAS common application.
The Program Director, Associate Program Director and other faculty review all the applications to our program and evaluate the applicant's overall skills and professional achievements; a decision to invite a candidate for an interview is based on several factors, not only USMLE scores.
Research is a major portion of our Internal Medicine residency training program. Our residents are active participants of regional and national events that foster research and scholarly activities. Our faculty members work very closely with residents to encourage publications and research according to the residents’ area of interest. Our residents receive an annual stipend to participate in activities that promote research and scholarly activity and are required to complete one research project at the time of graduation. A minimum of one Quality Improvement Project is expected from residents graduating from the program. The program also organizes a research week during the month of September to promote and acknowledge the research results within the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program.
We are located in central Aventura. The Aventura mall which is the third largest in the United States is 5 minutes from the hospital. The Gulfstream shopping and restaurant plaza is 3 minutes from the hospital. There are numerous multicultural cuisines within a 10 minute radius of the hospital. Both North Miami and South Beach are about 15-20 minutes from the hospital. There is always something to do in Miami.
Yes, requests are approved by the program director and the GME Office individually, on a case by case basis.
Even though we currently do not have any fellowships, we have received the institutional approval and are in the process of establishing fellowships in the areas of pulmonology, cardiology and gastroenterology.