Internal Medicine Residency Program

Residents as Teachers


The Internal Medicine Residency trains residents to become effective teachers. They are expected to teach medical students on their rotations to optimize the education experience of all our learners.  

Senior Resident Monthly Huddle

Every month, all supervisory senior residents on inpatient services will meet with the associate program director. The meeting will review the expectations along with the goals and objectives for medical student teaching and intern supervision. Each senior will be handed a copy of the topics needed to be discussed with the students.

Senior Resident Assessment Card

Each medical student will receive an assessment card to evaluate the content and quality of teaching they receive from the senior resident they rotate with. The card will consist of the specific topics that are relevant to the rotation and should be covered during the rotation.

Dr. Joseph I. Shapiro award for student teaching

Each year, medical students are asked to vote for the internal medicine resident who has shown dedication to teaching of medical students. The resident is recognized at the Annual Department of Medicine Awards Ceremony. 


Dr. Joseph Shapiro with the inaugural award winner, Raja Thotakura, MD (left).

Last Updated: 10/8/15