Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Year One (PGYI)

In the PGYI, approximately 70% of the curriculum is devoted to inpatient care (general medicine and ICUs), and approximately 30% to ambulatory care in the intern's continuity clinic and in special seminars devoted to the principles of ambulatory care.


  • General Medicine Wards/Night Team: 6-7 months
  • MICU: .5-1 month
  • CCU: 1 month
  • Emergency Medicine: 1 month
  • Ambulatory Care: 2 months
  • Subspecialty elective or research: 1 month
  • Vacation: 1 month

Ambulatory Care 

In PGYI, all categorical interns have 2 ambulatory care rotations, 1 in each half year, which feature diverse curricula in ambulatory clinical medicine, psychosocial/behavioral medicine, physical diagnosis, and clinical experience.

The following teaching sessions are incorporated into each ACR week in the PGYI ACR:

  • 4 ambulatory morning rounds (AMRs)
  • 1 physical diagnosis round (3 hours)
  • 1 psychosocial seminar (3 hours)
  • 4 noon clinical conferences
  • 1 Medicine grand rounds

Preliminary Internship  

The Department of Medicine also provides 1-year positions for applicants who desire clinical training in general medicine before entering a specialty residency.

See Preliminary Internship for more information.


Grand Rounds will resume in September 2014

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Contact Us

Department of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
Belfer Building - Room 1008
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461 (directions)

Fax: 718.430.8563

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