GME Programs

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Internal Medicine Program Specific Information

Thank you for your interest in the Sunrise Health GME Consortium Internal Medicine Residency program. Our program is Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited, with 10 years continuing accreditation. We are a three-year categorical program and will recruit 22 PGY-1 categorical residents for the next academic year. We accept applications from osteopathic and allopathic students only through the ERAS system.

MountainView Hospital is our primary teaching site and sponsoring institute. It is a 408 bed, state-of-the art, Joint Commission Accredited, healthcare institution located in Las Vegas, Southern Nevada, since 1996. It is Joint Commission Certified as a Primary Stroke Center. It has won numerous awards like Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, American Stroke Association's "Get with the Guidelines" Gold Performance Achievement Award, Bariatric Center of Excellence and Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) designation for commitment to elder care excellence. Additionally, the hospital features nationally recognized programs like a top cardiovascular and thoracic center and an accredited Chest Pain Center. Residents get the opportunity to learn from full-time core internal medicine faculty on Internal Medicine rotation as well as subspecialists during elective rotations.

https://mountainview-hospital.com/

Patient Safety:

The LeapFrog group, an independent hospital watchdog organization, on Dec 6, 2018, named MountainView Hospital a Top Teaching Hospital out of thousands of hospitals in the country. The Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. The selection of Top Hospitals 2018 was based on surveys from nearly 1,900 hospitals.

https://www.leapfroggroup.org/ratings-reports/top-hospitals

MountainView Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing MountainView Hospital’s achievements providing safer health care. This fourth consecutive Grade A recognizes that MountainView, as an acute-care teaching hospital strives to maintain highest standards in patient safety and harm reduction strategies. At our program, residents are actively educated on patient safety practices through Mortality and Morbidity seminars, frequent de-briefing sessions with hands-on teaching during rounds and Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) open school didactic modules on patient safety.

http://www.ihi.org/education/ihiopenschool/Pages/default.aspx

VA Southern Nevada Health Care System:

Residents also experience inpatient medicine educational training at VA Southern Nevada Health Care System. This provides an opportunity to care for our Veterans and learn the VA EMR system, CPRS, used by every VA Health Care System in the US. We offer a robust Quality Improvement elective at VA details of which you can find under Research link on this website.

We offer a well-rounded Public Health elective to our resident through our partnership with the Southern Nevada Health District, Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Clinic and other community healthcare clinics. Our residents acquire knowledge of epidemiology and its application in Medicine. They gain various unique experiences during this elective, which also offers an opportunity to provide clinical care to the underserved in their community.

Ambulatory Continuity Clinic:

We take pride in our comprehensive ambulatory continuity clinic experience available to residents at our Internal Medicine Continuity Clinic, located adjacent to the hospital. We have dedicated clinic faculty to supervise and expand resident's clinical experience and a robust ambulatory teaching curriculum in place. The ambulatory curriculum is delivered to residents in small group settings every Monday morning and afternoon. These didactic sessions are exclusively focused on ambulatory medicine topics to enhance resident knowledge in outpatient medicine practice.

Simulation Center:

We offer a state of the art simulation lab to our residents. Please visit- for more information and pictures- https://www.sunrisehealthgme.com/About-Us/Simulation-Center/High-Fidelity-Equipment.aspx

Electives:

To fulfill our mission of training high quality internists and to further expand the clinical learning and experience for the residents, our program offers the following electives.

  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Palliative care/ Hospice
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health
  • Pulmonology
  • Quality Improvement
  • Rheumatology
  • Sleep
  • Wound Care

Resources for residents:

Adjacent to the hospital is the GME facility that provides a dedicated space with classrooms, research space, resident's lounge and resident on-call rooms.

  • Up-to-date
  • John-Hopkins curriculum
  • Decker online modules
  • IHI modules
  • ACP membership
  • MKSAP subscription
  • Work Laptop
  • Work phone (I-Phone, cellular service provided by HCA GME)
  • Resident lounge with 24-hour access to food/drinks
  • Covered parking spaces