UMDNJ-SOM's Department of Medicine offers an internal medicine specialty track internship contained within the program. An internal medicine/emergency medicine program is also available in conjunction with the Department of Emergency Medicine. Fellowship opportunities exist in cardiology, critical care medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, infectious diseases, medical oncology, nephrology, pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine. Currently there are 52 interns/ residents and 27 fellows totaling 79 housestaff members. Within the residency, there are 8 in the internal medicine/emergency medicine program.
Historically, UMDNJ-SOM's residency training program has been designed to prepare its graduates for careers either in general internal medicine or the subspecialties. Over the past 10 years, 40 percent of graduates have pursued careers as general internists and 60 percent have gone on to subspecialty training. Graduates of the residency have reported an 83 percent first time pass rate on their AOBIM examination.
In the residency, the first year focuses on general internal medicine, cardiology, and intensive care, with a second year focus more on the subspecialties. Continuity care experiences in ambulatory settings are available throughout the training.