Why Choose St.Vincent? (FM)

Academic Rigor
  • 100% ABFM and ABIM pass rates
  • Great Outpatient Training
    • Busy clinic, multicultural patients
    • Electronic medical record
    • Procedures
     
  • Great Inpatient Training
    • Tertiary referral hospital
    • Excellent ICU experience
    • PharmDs dedicated to teams on wards and in clinic
     
  • Research Opportunities
    • Major research center with Research Interest Group to train residents
     
  • Resident research honored at state and national ACP meetings
Varied Learning Opportunities
  • Frequent Lectures / Small Groups
    • Morning Report
    • Noon conference
    • Grand rounds
    • Journal clubs
    • Board review
     
  • Computer-based training
  • Opportunity to teach medical students
  • International Rotations
  • Procedural simulation/workshops
    • Glidescope-based intubation
    • Ultrasound-guided procedural
    • Casting/splinting
    • Joint injection
    • Nasopharyngoscopy
    • Skin biopsy
    • Photo colposcopy
     
Opportunity to Give Back
  • Caring for the poor is one of St.Vincent's Core Values; Donated > $100 Million in charity last year, much of that through medical education programs
  • Residents donate time:
    • Annual Clinic Health Fair
    • Free Clinics
    • Habitat for Humanity
    • International Rotations in the developing world
    • As Mentors to High School students interested in Medicine
     
Cutting-Edge Technology
  • Excellent Library Resources available on every computer
    • Ovid, UpToDate, Access Medicine, VisualDX, etc.
     
  • Outpatient electronic medical record, also accessible from home
  • Inpatient partial electronic medical record; full coming.
  • Digital Radiology with viewing monitors on wards and in clinic
Supportive Environment
  • Focus on healthy resident families
  • Exercise facilities at the hospital and clinic
  • We work together with a strong sense of mission and teamwork.  Great relationships with subspecialists.
  • Time for reading and outside interests
  • Resident sports teams
    • basketball, softball, volleyball and more
     
  • Ample moonlighting