The Drexel/Hahnemann residency in internal medicine is a university-based training program in the heart of Center City Philadelphia. Residents rotate through Hahnemann University Hospital, a tertiary care referral center, and through Abington Memorial Hospital, a large, state-of-the-art community hospital with the only accredited trauma center in its county. The affiliation with Drexel University also provides a vast array of resources for our residents, including the only school of public health in Philadelphia and numerous research opportunities.
During their training, house officers are expected to take primary responsibility for the care of all their patients. The interns act as the primary care physicians and the residents act as supervisors, consultants, and educators to the team, which often includes third- and fourth-year medical students. As the house officers mature in knowledge and experience, their clinical responsibilities will also increase accordingly. At all levels there is support and supervision from attending faculty members, with an emphasis on mentoring our young physicians.
We offer a well-rounded clinical training program that includes rotating through a tertiary care and progressive community hospital, opportunities for further education and research at Drexel University, and commitment to you as an individual. Drexel University College of Medicine can provide residents superior training with skills for a successful lifelong career.
News & Events
8th Annual Research Day
The 8th Annual Department of Medicine Research Day was held on June 8, 2016. We had over 60 abstracts submitted by both residents and fellows, setting a new record for Research Day. Learn more about Research Day.
Rob Fleyshman Presents at NKF Annual Meeting
Second-year internal medicine resident Rob Fleyshman, MD, and co-authors presented a poster at the National Kidney Foundation's 2016 Annual Meeting in Boston.
Daniel Dileo Wins Excellence in Clinical Practice Award
Second-year internal medicine resident Daniel Dileo, MD, was selected by Hahnemann University Hospital to receive the 2016 award for Excellence in Clinical Practice: Intern, Resident, Fellow. Learn more.
Resident Research Projects
A number of our residents have had or will have the opportunity to present their original research projects at national and international meetings in the fields of hematology/oncology, cardiology, pulmonary/critical care medicine, gastroenterology and nephrology. See a full list of those who have been recently selected.
2016 Golden Apple Awards
The Drexel University College of Medicine Golden Apple Awards honored excellence in teaching in a ceremony at the Queen Lane Campus on April 6, 2016. Each class of Drexel medical students nominates and votes on the honorees. Residents from all clinical campuses and every specialty are eligible for awards.The students again honored Drexel internal medicine residents with nominations, and two of our residents with Resident Physician Awards. Learn more.
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Please note that residents and fellows are employed by and insured by the hospital; they are not employees of Drexel University.