Preliminary Training

Attentive residents at seminar

The Preliminary Program at NYU offers a fantastic opportunity to learn Internal Medicine in preparation for careers in Dermatology, Neurology, Radiology, Ophthalmology, Anesthesiology and more.

Highlights include:

  • An opportunity to train in different hospital systems with diverse patient populations:
    • NYU Langone Medical Center, including Tisch Hospital and NYU Lutheran Hospital
    • Bellevue Hospital Center
    • VA NY Hearbor Health Care System – Manhattan Campus
  • A unique blend of house staff autonomy with outstanding attending physician supervision
  • Incredible house staff camaraderie, responsive leadership and a rich academic curriculum
  • 6+2 block scheduling
  • Approximately 8 or more weeks of protected elective time

PGY1 Preliminary Resident Sample Schedule:  Each block = 2 weeks

Program Schedule

Call Schedule

  • Inpatient ward rotations: Night float system with teams alternating long call throughout the call cycle
  • Intensive care units: Q3 overnight call for residents, with shorter shifts and coverage for interns.

Financial Info: 2016
PGY1 - $62,774

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