Primary Care & Social Internal Medicine Residency

Ambulatory Curriculum: The Core Curriculum

The unified core curriculum of the Primary Care and Social Internal Medicine Program is the foundation of our rigorous program, and is delivered during ambulatory block months during the 3 years of residency. 

The core curriculum begins with three ambulatory months that feature Epidemiology, Introduction to Social Medicine, and Medical Spanish. The core curriculum encompasses the following subjects and courses.


  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Medical Spanish
  • Social Medicine


  • Clinical Skills
  • Global Health
  • Liberation Medicine, Health and Human Rights


  • Advanced Clinical Epidemiology: Focus on Health Disparities Literature
  • Concepts and Controversies in Screening and Prevention
  • Health Policy
  • Women’s Health

Additional Longitudinal Curriculum (PGY1-PGY3)

  • Addiction Medicine
  • HIV Medicine
  • Incarceration
  • Immigrant Health

Upcoming Grand Rounds

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Advances in Lung Cancer Care: An Interventional Pulmonary Perspective
Ali Sadoughi, MD
8:00 AM: 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Contact Us

Erin J. Goss, MD, AAHIVS
Program Co-Director  

Shwetha V. Iyer, MD
Program Co-Director 

Josephine Byfield
Program Administrator
718 920-2627 

Casey Browder
Program Manager 

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