Internal Medicine Residency
East Liverpool City Hospital, a non-profit 152 bed facility, offers a 3
year Internal Medicine Residency program that operates in compliance with
the standards of the American College of Osteopathic Internists. The program
is architected to produce competent hospitalists and primary care physicians
that can succeed in hospital and ambulatory settings.
About the Program
The program is operated utilizing the traditional Osteopathic one-on-one
model, with the resident receiving training by the attending physician.
As your experience progresses, you will be granted greater autonomy and
responsibility and experience hands-on patient care. Your curriculum will
have an academic focus that prepares you for the internal medicine boards.
Your educational objectives are met utilizing direct patient care and
a lecture-based didactics series. Typical didactic activities include
weekly block schedules completely overseen by the attending physician,
weekly Internal Medicine Board Review and the monthly Internal Medicine
- Internal medicine residents mentor rotating medical students from the Lake
Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
- In-house call schedule: 4 overnight calls per month and one weekend call per month
- Ambulatory Care Clinic generates interaction with patients for each resident
for one half day per week
- Each resident is provided with funding to attend the ACOI Convention and
Scientific session and the ACOI board review course in addition to the
- A generous meal allowance is provided
Your involvement in direct patient care will enable your proficiency with
arterial line placement, triple lumen catheters, and PICC line placement
and your training will include endotracheal intubation, cardiac stress,
testing thoracentesis, paracentesis, ventilator management, and EKG interpretation.
Primary Care Track
The primary care track is intended for those people that want to pursue
ambulatory medicine. The ambulatory component of your residency is achieved
through a clinic setting, which enables residents to develop their own
panel of patients. The clinic is equipped with EMR and the residents are
granted greater autonomy throughout the clinical experience.
The hospitalist track places special emphasis on inpatient medicine and
prepares residents for careers as hospitalist physicians or for planned
fellowships. You will learn from experienced surgeons and gain exposure
to general, thoracic and gynecological surgeries and GI procedures.