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Looking for information about Cleveland Clinic Internal Medicine Residency? Below we have gathered whole lots of information about the program at Cleveland Clinic Florida.
The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Cleveland Clinic Florida is a comprehensive three-year training program. We offer 9 categorical positions per year and 4 preliminary positions (2 positions reserved for neurology preliminary trainees, accepted through the neurology department) with a total number of thirty-one residents. We were commended for our outstanding program by the ACGME in our last review in 2010 and received the maximum accreditation cycle.
What are the goals of the internal medicine residency program?
The goals of the internal medicine residency program are:
- To provide residents with the skills required to generate a comprehensive diagnosis and to manage medical problems within the broad scope of general internal medicine.
- To foster the development of essential intellectual attributes which will then facilitate growth and development throughout the graduates’ careers through lifelong learning.
- To promote the delivery of healthcare in a caring, compassionate and professional manner.
- To facilitate and foster the personal career development of each resident physician in the program.
Please refer to the table below for new salary rates, effective July 1, 2020:
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Paid Time Away: Vacation, Maternity, & Paternity
- Vacation – 3 weeks (15 working days) provided at the beginning of each academic year
- Maternity – 6 weeks paid leave for natural childbirth or adoption; 8 weeks for cesarean section. Additional time off unpaid up to a maximum of 12 weeks under the Family Medical Leave Act.
- Paternity – 2 week paid leave. Additional time off unpaid up to a maximum of 12 weeks under the Family Medical Leave Act.
- Healthcare – Cleveland Clinic Florida covers 50% of annual Healthcare Plans for Clinical Trainees and their families. Effective on the first day of training with no waiting period.
- Dental and Vision Care – Cleveland Clinic Florida covers 100% of annual Dental and Vision Care Plans for Clinical Trainees.
- Maternity Care – 100% coverage is provided through the health care plan that you select within the plans guidelines.
- Pharmaceuticals – As outlined by the Cleveland Clinic Florida Health Plan.
- Malpractice – Paid by the Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation/Cleveland Clinic Florida. Limited to activities within the training program.
- Life Insurance – $25,000 term group policy.
Travel Privileges and Other Education Activities
PGY 2s and 3s that meet eligibly criteria as outlined in the Graduate Physicians Manual may be approved to attend academic meetings for the purpose of presenting or engaging in leadership roles within national societies will be eligible up to 5 days per academic year with a maximum reimbursement of $1,200 per academic year.
All applications are processed through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We consider applicants with USMLE scores of 220 and above or COMLEX scores of 550 and above. All applicants are encouraged to rotate in our facility either in internal medicine or in a subspecialty.
We participate in the National Residency Matching Program, and we do not accept any applicants outside of the Match. We offer the Categorical Internal Medicine, Preliminary Medicine and Neurology Preliminary Training Programs:
Cleveland Clinic Florida Internal Medicine – Categorical
NRMP # 1383140C0 ACGME ID # 1401121528 (9 Total Positions)
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Cleveland Clinic Florida Internal Medicine – Preliminary
NRMP # 1383140P1 ACGME ID # 1401121528 (1 Total Position)
Cleveland Clinic Florida – Neurology Preliminary
NRMP # 1383140P0 – ACGME ID # (2 Total Positions)
We strongly encourage applicants interested in internal medicine training to apply to our programs and learn its unique features through the interview process.
Our Categorical Residency Program provides outstanding clinical training and academic opportunities for physicians interested in a career in internal medicine whether it is as a practicing or academic General Internist or to proceed on to fellowship.
In order to learn the unique features of our program, applicants selected for interviews are encouraged to participate in our interview day (this will be done virtually for the 2020-2021 Match cycle).
Applications will only be accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) administered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). We do not accept applications via FAX, email or postal services.
- ERAS Common Application Form
- Curriculum Vitae
- Dean’s Letter (MSPE)
- A minimum of three (3) Letters of Recommendation; Department letter is optional
- Personal Statement
- Medical School Transcripts
- USMLE Transcripts and/or COMLEX Transcripts
Osteopathic Medicine Graduates
Applicants from AOA-approved osteopathic medical schools are encouraged to apply. Any resident selected will be allowed to fulfill AOA requirements for licensure.
IMG Applicant Requirements
A minimum of 6 months of hands-on direct clinical experience in a US or Canadian accredited teaching hospital is required. We will not interview candidates who have not obtained this required clinical experience. Observerships without direct clinical responsibility do not meet this criteria.
- All applicants who match with us are responsible for all visa fees. Please contact the GME office for more information
- All matched applicants must obtain a valid visa prior to intern orientation
- All matched applicants must obtain a valid visa prior to intern orientation (around June 12 yearly).
- J1 Visa: We refer matched interns to the ECFMG website regarding all the necessary paperwork. Please contact the GME office for more information
- H1-b Visa: Should you be eligible for H1-b visa, we will refer you to the GME office regarding the necessary paperwork.
- In order to be considered for a position in our program, applicants from medical schools located outside the US and Canada MUST have graduated from medical school in the last 3 years.
- Passed USMLE Step I & II Knowledge test on the first attempt
- Passed USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills on the first attempt (or qualified for a waiver)
- USMLE Step 3 is not required to apply
- Fluent in spoken and written English
- You must be eligible for an ECFMG Certificate in order to apply. We require that you submit your ECFMG certificate through ERAS BEFORE February 1. We are required to have an ECFMG certificate on file for every IMG intern who matches with our training program.
Application Review and Interview Selection Procedures
- We only accept application materials through ERAS (see application requirements)
- October 21 is the application deadline. We strongly encourage applicants to submit their applications ASAP because our interview days fill very quickly.
- Invitations to interview are sent by email via ERAS.
- Interviews will be done virtually and will take place from October through February
- We will be unable to interview applicants without an interview appointment..
General Information About ERAS
If you are graduating or have graduated from a U.S. medical school, you must contact your medical school’s student affairs office or other designated dean’s office. Your dean’s office will provide you with the information and the software for ERAS. If you are graduating or have graduated from a Canadian medical students, please contact the Canadian Resident Matching Service, phone 613.237.0075, for ERAS processing information, or write to:
Canadian Resident Matching Service
151 Slater Street, Suite 802
Ottawa, Ontario, K1P-5H3
If you are graduating or have graduated from a foreign medical school, you must contact the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) for application materials and eligibility requirement. Write to:
P.O. Box 13467
Philadelphia PA 19104-3467
All of our applicant visitations and interviews will be done virtually for the 2020–2021 application cycle.