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Graduate Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

Residency/Fellowship Programs

Graduate Medical Education (GME) Residency/Fellowship Programs 

Quillen College of Medicine offers fifteen residency and fellowship training programs.   The residency/fellowship programs provide service, teaching and educational opportunities for the area and overall result in the improvement of health care in northeast Tennessee and the surrounding Appalachian region. All of our programs are designed to prepare physicians for rewarding careers in medicine while providing quality patient care. The Department of GME residency/fellowship training programs curriculum provides educational experiences and a commitment designed to master the ACGME six core competencies.

Patient Care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.

Medical Knowledge related to established and evolving biomedical, epidemiological and social-behavioral sciences, as well as the application of this knowledge to patient care.

Practice-Based Learning and Improvement that involves investigation and evaluation of their own patient care, appraisal and assimilation of scientific evidence, and improvements in patient care.

Interpersonal and Communication Skillsthat result in effective information exchange and teaming with patients, their families, and other health professionals.

Professionalism, as manifested through a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles and sensitivity to a diverse patient population.

Systems-Based Practice,as manifested by actions that demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care and the ability to effectively call on system resources to provide care that is of optimal value.


Residency Programs:

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Family Medicine

Internal Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Orthopaedic Surgery




Fellowship Programs:

Cardiovascular Disease


Infectious Diseases

Medical Oncology

Pulmonary/Critical Care

Each of our programs participate in the ERAS / NRMP Match process.
See Residency Information page for more information.

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