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The West Anaheim Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program is an unopposed Program. This will provide you with additional time with Faculty, more direct patient care involvement, and a more comprehensive educational experience during your residency. We believe this structure will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge to move forward in your medical career, whether you choose to go directly into practice post-graduation or continue on into a fellowship.

IM Program by PGY Level

PGY-1
  • 24 Weeks Inpatient Internal Medicine
  • 4 Weeks ICU/Critical Care Medicine
  • 4 Weeks Cardiology
  • 4 Weeks Emergency Medicine
  • 4 Weeks Mental Health
  • 4 Weeks Pain Management
  • 4 Weeks Women’s Health
  • 4 Weeks Elective
PGY-2
  • 24 Weeks Inpatient Internal Medicine
  • 4 Weeks ICU/Critical Care Medicine
  • 4 Weeks GI
  • 4 Weeks Neurology
  • 4 Weeks Geriatrics
  • 4 Weeks Pulmonology
  • 4 Weeks Nephrology
  • 4 Weeks Elective
PGY-3
  • 16 Weeks Inpatient Internal Medicine
  • 4 Weeks ICU/Critical Care Medicine
  • 4 Weeks Cardiology
  • 4 Weeks Endocrinology
  • 4 Weeks Rheumatology
  • 4 Weeks Ambulatory Internal Medicine
  • 4 Weeks Hem-Onc
  • 4 Weeks Infectious Disease
  • 8 Weeks Elective

Application Criteria

Test Scores
USMLE Step 1 ≥ 210
USMLE Step 2 ≥ 210
COMLEX 1 500
COMLEX 2CE ≥ 500
Time from medical school graduation ≥ 3 years
No breaks in medical school dates
Language Skills
Excellent verbal English
Excellent written English (including grammar and spelling)
Other Skills
Basic typing
Critical thinking
Self-motivation
Preferred Criteria
Local to California
Visa Status
J-1 Visa sponsorship will be considered

All application criteria and processes are in line with the Mission and Goals of the West Anaheim Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program; and at the discretion of the Program Director and Resident Selection Committee, exceptions may be considered.