Internal Medicine Residency

Program Assets

  • Free secured, covered parking at both SLH and TMC.
  • Scrubs and white coats are provided for each resident at the start of residency, with one additional white coat per year.
  • Reduced cost (approximately $240 per year) for fully equipped Swinney Recreation Center on UMKC main campus. Membership also applies to the Swinney Annex which is approximately two blocks from TMC and CMH.
  • Ralph L. Smith Wellness Center – fitness center on Hospital Hill campus available at a cost of $35 per year.
  • Free email account – server @ umkc.
  • New sim center, the Clinical Training Facility, available for ACLS, procedure training, and standardized patient sessions.
  • ACLS and BLS training during orientation and recertification before PGY-III training level.
  • $300 stipend may be used for the purchase of an electronic/mobile device during internship.
  • $1000 annual educational stipend may be used during PGY-2 and PGY-3 years to pay for subscriptions, dues, educational aids, travel to scientific meetings, etc.
  • Additional $500/year to offset travel costs to scientific meetings
  • ACP membership fees paid for Categorical residents. Includes Annals of Internal Medicine.
  • Mobile access to Up-To-Date and DynaMed.
  • ACP Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) for Board Review. Residency pays $350.00 per resident.
  • TMC is an approved NHSC loan repayment site
  • Both clinical sites have comprehensive electronic health records: Epic at SLH and Cerner at TMC. On completion of our program, residents will thus be “fluent” in both of the most common EHR’s used in large health systems in the US.
  • Access to the UMKC Health Sciences Library holdings, including more than 100.000 online journals, 5700 electronic books, and many free downloads for handheld devices. Clinical Medical Librarians round with the Hospital Medicine teams at Truman Medical Center and are available at UMKC and Saint Luke’s Hospital to assist with literature searches and to help educate residents in the principles of evidence-based medicine.
  • Personal and Professional Development Program – provided by SLH. Programs include, among others; educational debt management, contracting for employment, art and medicine.
  • PharmD’s have played a critical role in student and resident education since the founding of the UMKC School of Medicine in 1971, rounding daily with the Hospital Medicine teams at both Saint Luke’s Hospital and Truman Medical Center.