Internal Medicine Residency Program

Mission Statement
The Internal Medicine Residency Training Program's mission is to develop compassionate, well-rounded, culturally competent internists dedicated to serving the needs of the underserved population and special populations. This shall be accomplished by training individuals who have shown compassion and readiness to serve the indigent patients, education in available community services and resources, education in public policies, and improve understanding of health care disparities.  The program aligns with the larger mission of cultivating diverse health professional leaders who are dedicated to social justice and health equity for underserved populations through outstanding education, research, clinical service, and community engagement.

The goal of the internal medicine program is to train culturally and clinically competent clinicians using the “CDU Advantage,” a curriculum based on five specific pillars – research, social justice, international exposure, experiential education, and health policy, dedicated to serve the primary care needs of the underserved and under-resourced communities.