Special Emphasis Tracks
The Internal Medicine Residency allows the senior resident to tailor their educational needs. Some examples include:
Acupuncture: Our curriculum is developed in collaboration with Dr. Joseph Helms, a world renowned expert in the field of acupuncture. The course is taught on site with Victor Elinoff, MD, the Director of the Medical Acupuncture Program at UHS. He oversee the acupuncture clinic at the Johnson City Family Care Center. The program offers adequate exposure to acupuncture with the ability to become certified in acupuncture during the residency training program.
Advisor: Victor Elinoff, MD
Geriatric Medicine: Participate in one focused block rotation in your second year and two blocks in your third year working exclusively with Geriatric patients and physicians certified in Geriatric Medicine.
Advisor: James Crosby, MD, Shawn Berkowitz, MD
Hospitalist Medicine: Focus on additional training in hospital medicine and is ideal prep for those pursuing a career as a hospitalist physician, with additional blocks on in-patient rotations including Hospitalist Medicine electives as well as ICU and/or CCU.
Advisor: Roger Scott, DO
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine: As a hospital that offers dually accredited residency programs, all of our residents have the opportunity to learn Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy techniques. In addition to weekly lectures, you will also participate in multiple weekly outpatient clinics and our in-patient referral service.
Advisor: Marita Powell, DO
Sports Medicine: Spend time working with Sports Medicine physicians and fellows in and around the Binghamton area including time in the Sports Medicine Clinic and with local high schools, Division I college (Binghamton University) and professional athletic teams.
Advisor: Donald Nash, MD
Urgent Care Medicine: Exposures will primarily be in the urgent care centers in the region. Develop additional expertise in urgent care medicine. Time in the urgent care centers and in the Emergency Department.
Advisor: Peter Lo Faso, MD