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Educational Goals

The Internal Medicine Residency Program at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor is committed to excellence in education. Residents and faculty are expected to be engaged, proficient, and compassionate at all times. The program commits itself to training outstanding physicians by encouraging critical thinking and self-directed evidence-based learning.

Patient Care
Residents and faculty are expected to deliver patient-centered care and treat all patients equally and fairly irrespective of race, culture or religion.

Medical Knowledge
The internal medicine residency program is committed to providing an individualized educational experience through an innovative curriculum and strong mentorship to correspond to the professional needs and goals of each resident.

Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
Residents are expected to be able to use scientific evidence and methods to investigate, evaluate, and improve patient care practices.

Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Residents and faculty are expected to demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that enable them to establish and maintain professional relationships with patients, families, and other members of health care teams.

Professionalism
Residents and faculty are expected to display the highest degree of professionalism, which includes but not limited to respect, compassion and commitment to continuous professional development and ethical practice.

Systems-Based Practice
Residents and faculty are expected to demonstrate both an understanding of the contexts and systems in which health care is provided and the ability to apply this knowledge to improve and optimize health care.

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