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 funding allowance for one additional white coat per year.
  • Access to UMKC’s Campus Recreation facilities for reduced price of $20/month. Swinney Center and the Aquatics Center are located on the main UMKC campus just blocks from Saint Luke’s Hospital and a short 11-minute drive from University Health Truman Medical Center (UHTMC). Membership includes access to the fully equipped rec center including: swimming pool, cardio and weight rooms, multipurpose studios, indoor track, basketball/volleyball courts, racquetball courts, and locker rooms. With your membership, you’ll also have access to the Hospital Hill Annex which is just two blocks from TMC.
  • Ralph L. Smith Wellness Center – Membership to the Wellness Center is available to residents and fellows rotating at TMC and is located adjacent to the TMC campus.
  • Free email accounts – servers at UMKC, Saint Luke’s Hospital, and University Health Truman Medical Center.
  • Outstanding simulation center, the Clinical Training Facility, available for ACLS, procedure training, and standardized patient sessions.
  • ACLS and BLS training during orientation and recertification before PGY-3 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 GME and hospital funds to offset travel costs to scientific meetings
  • ACP membership fees paid each year 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 and also for HHS and Conrad waivers.
  • 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 2000  online journals, 9000 electronic books, and many free downloads for handheld devices. Clinical Medical Librarians round with the Hospital Medicine teams at University Health Truman Medical Center and are available at UMKC and remotely at Saint Luke’s Hospital to assist with literature searches, apps, 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 University Health Truman Medical Center.