Internal Medicine Residency Program | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Program Director's Welcome


“What you seek is seeking you” –Rumi     


Hi! I am Sarah Kiani, the Program Director of the TTUHSC-Permian Basin Internal Medicine Residency Program. I welcome you to our page and hope you find it helpful in learning more about us!

Our Values

Five core values⁠—One Team, Kindhearted, Integrity, Visionary, and Beyond Service⁠—are integral to our purpose. We aim to align with these values on a daily basis.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide each resident with the unique substrate they need to define what success means for them and materialize it. 

Our Vision

Our vision is to develop the next generation of collaborative and innovative healthcare leaders for our region. 

TTUHSC Mission, Vision, and Values Statement

Program Description

The Internal Medicine Residency Program is a mid-sized fully ACGME accredited, three-year University Program.

The resident learning experience is structured around three overlapping components: 
1. Clinical Learning- learning IM core competencies through inpatient and elective rotations.
2. Academic Learning- learning IM core competencies through workshops, didactics, simulation, and conferences.
3. Personal and Professional Learning- learning to hone your craft through mentorship, wellness activities, professional committees, and leadership training.  


We match 14 categorical residents each year through NRMP. 

Retention Rate

Half of our residents choose to stay in the region after graduation. 

Fellowship Match Rate

Cardiology, PCCM, CCM, GI, Hem/Onc, Rheumatology, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care, Nephrology, Infectious Diseases and Endocrinology.


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