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Department of Internal Medicine

Quillen College of Medicine

ETSU IM Residency Mission Statement

Mission Statement:

The primary mission of the Internal Medicine Residency Program is to educate future physicians, especially those with an interest in primary care and subspecialty who will practice in under-served rural communities and beyond; to produce competent internists, evidence-based researchers, and educators of future residents and the community.

Program Aims:

  • Produce graduates who are well-prepared to enter practice as a hospitalist, primary care clinician, or progress to fellowship training.
  • Encourage residents to focus on scholarly activity.
  • Create a learning environment tailored to individual educational needs and goals.
  • Provide a meaningful opportunity to establish clinical relationships with a cohort of patients through continuity clinics.
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