Yale New Haven Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Personal Statement

Our Yale Internal Medicine Traditional Residency Program offers a categorical training track which involves 3 years of training to complete at Yale-New Haven Medical Center. See the table below.

StateCityProgram NameACGME IDTraining TrackNRMP No.
CTNew HavenYale-New Haven Medical Center Program1400821085Categorical 3-year1089140CO

We participate in the National Residency Matching Program, and do not accept any applicants outside of the match.

We encourage applicants interested in a categorical track internship with one of our internal medicine training programs to also apply to our Primary Care Categorical residency program. Students do not reduce their competitiveness for either program by applying to both programs.

Both Residency Programs who offer a categorical track are integrated into the core missions of our Department and have many areas of overlap while also offering unique training opportunities. Our Traditional Residency Program provides outstanding clinical training and academic opportunities for students interested in a career in internal medicine whether it be as a practicing or academic General Internist or Subspecialist. Graduates of either program have equally flexible career opportunities.

Application Requirements

Applications for a categorical position will only be accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) administered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). We do not accept applications via FAX, email or postal services.

  • ERAS Common Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Dean’s Letter (MSPE)
  • A minimum of three (3) Letters of Recommendation (NOTE: One LOR should be submitted from the applicant's Department of Medicine Chair)
  • Personal Statement
  • Photograph (optional, but preferred to track applicants after interviews)
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • USMLE Transcripts or COMLEX Transcripts
  • IMG applicants, please see IMG Applicant Requirements and review FAQs

Parking
If you drive, please park in the Air-Rights Garage; the main parking garage for the Yale-New Haven Hospital, York Street Campus. See Brett Marks or Tatianna Hilton at the morning's registration desk who will provide you with a ticket which will cover your parking expenses for the day. Please don't park in any other garage if you wish the Residency Program to cover your expenses.  Air-Rights Garage PARKING and Yale-New Haven Hospital (directions)

Location
Please refer to our Yale Medical School Campus Walking MAP or an interactive Yale School of Medicine Campus Map.  Address below.

Sterling Hall of Medicine (SHM) 
333 Cedar Street 
Beaumont Room – SHM L-221A (2nd Floor) 
New Haven, CT

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.  - Registration and continental breakfast.  You will receive an individualized schedule upon registration and each applicant will receive at least two interviews. We are not able to provide the names of your faculty interviewers before the morning you arrive. If you need to, you may bring your luggage and it will be locked in a secure location for you until you depart.

8:00 a.m. - Welcome and opening remarks by the Yale Department of Internal Medicine Interim Chairman, Program Director and Faculty.

2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - The Program Director, Dr. Mark Siegel, will be available to answer your questions during this time.  Additional faculty will arrive at varying times when they have finished interviewing applicants. The time you complete your day varies depending upon your individualized interview schedule, but most interviewees conclude their day by 4:00 p.m. You are welcome to stay and congregate for the afternoon with faculty to ensure that all your questions have been answered before you leave.

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