RGV Graduate Medical Education


Why Choose DHR?

Top 10 Features of IM Program:

  1. Dedicated intern learning group where interns work with a faculty mentor to master basic interpretive skills and case based learning.
  2. Hospitalist attendings at DHR provide 24-hour a day, 7 days a week supervision to insure outstanding clinical teaching and procedural supervision.
  3. Dedicated night float team staffed by attendings at DHR.
  4. Highly successful leadership retreat at the end of internship.
  5. Teaching each week includes formal didactic sessions, attending rounds, morning report, intern learning groups, board review, morbidity and mortality conferences and jeopardy.
  6. Evidence-based medicine and medical informatics taught by leaders in the field and re-enforced during monthly journal club.
  7. 24-hour computer access at all clinical and hospital sites. Off-site access to all electronic medical records and full remote access to all electronic journals.
  8. New electives increase training opportunities to fulfill individual resident educational needs.
  9. Training occurs at multiple settings – increasing patient diversity but not over-burdening housestaff with multiple systems to learn.
  10. Basic science and clinical research opportunities in all fields of medicine.