Internal Medicine Residency Program | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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About our Program

The Internal Medicine Residency Program is a fully accredited three-year residency. It is designed to provide practical and didactic education in the broad field of internal medicine. Board-certified subspecialty faculty teach all of the major internal medicine specialties. Electives are available in all of the subspecialties of medicine as well as Dermatology, Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Otorhinolaryngology, Orthopedics and Anesthesiology. Each resident has the opportunity to become proficient in all procedures common to the internist.

Note: Dr. William R. Davis recently retired in January 2021. Our current Program Director is Dr. Sarah Kiani..

Created and moderated by our very own Dr. Joshua Ronen, Class of 2021.

Library Services

The Texas Tech University Health Science Center at Permian Basin has a medical library that is accessible seven days per week.  The library has a wide range of reference books and journals as well as educational audio-visual resources.  The library references can be accessed after hours via computer and modem.  MEDLINE searches are available; other computerized literature searches are also available. An interlibrary loan system is available with most requests being received within 72 hours. MORE

Delineation of Responsibility

Daily Conferences

Didactic lectures are given daily at noon.  Lectures cover all areas of medicine including Cardiology, Pulmonary, Endocrinology/ Metabolism, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, Neurology, Infectious Diseases, Oncology/ Hematology, and Geriatrics. Additional lectures are given in Critical Care Medicine, Radiology, Psychiatry, Epidemiology, Statistics, and Legal Issues in Medicine, Medial Ethics, and Use of Computers in Medicine, Practice Management, and Proper Coding for Insurance Purposes.  Lectures in the surgical specialties include Ophthalmology, Gynecology, Orthopedics, Urology, and Otorhinolaryngology.  Lectures related to the treatment of acute medical problems (acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, respiratory failure, acute renal failure, diabetic ketoacidosis, etc.) are repeated on an annual basis.  Internal Medicine Grand Rounds are broadcast by interactive video ("Tech Link") from Lubbock on a weekly basis.  The residents and other attending faculty evaluate each lecture as to content, relevance, and presentation.  Residents are required to attend no less than sixty percent (60%) of the didactic lectures.

Morning Report is held daily on each service with attending faculty members followed by teaching and management rounds.


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