Longitudinal Educational Goals - Internal Medicine Residency

 

     PGY-1    PGY-2    PGY-3 
1) Patient Care  
  • Medical interviewing: Able to discern complete and relevant history
  • Physical exam: Able to recognize relevance of physical findings
  • Begin formulating therapeutic and diagnostic plans
 
  • All PGY-1 skills
  • Develop and carry out patient care plans
  • Ability to use information technology to assist in patient care
 
  • All PGY-1 and 2 skills
  • Communicate effectively with patients and families regarding treatment plans and results of testing
  • Function as a consultant
  • Perform adequately the required ABIM procedures 
 
2) Medical Knowledge 
  • Ability to apply pathophysi-ology to patient care
  • Begin to identify patterns of patient presentation for common medical problems
 
  • All PGY-1 skills
  • More involved understanding of disease states
  • Ability to perform a literature search
  • Passage of Step III Boards
 
  • All PGY-1 and 2 skills
  • Appropriate and cost-effective ordering of diagnostic testing
 
3) Practice-Based Learning and Improvement 
  • Ability to identify gaps in knowledge
 
  • All PGY-1 skills
  • Use information technology to assist in patient care
 
  • All PGY-1 and 2 skills
  • Demonstrate teaching skills for patient and colleague education
 
4) Interpersonal & Communication Skills 
  • Communicate effectively with patients and colleagues
  • Demonstrate succinct and accurate documentation of patient care activities
 
  • All PGY-1 skills
  • Understand the role of being a patient advocate
 
  • All PGY-1 and 2 skills
  • Coordination and communication of care with consultants
  • Leadership
 
5) Professionalism  
  • Professional appearance
  • Demonstrate respect and compassion when interacting with patients and colleagues
 
  • All PGY-1 skills 
 
  • All PGY-1 and 2 skills
  • Manage conflict with health care providers
 
6) Systems-Based Practice 
  • Demonstrate ability to work as a member of a health care team
 
  • All PGY-1 skills
  • Mobilize resources within Lahey Clinic to optimize delivery of care
 
  • All PGY-1 and 2 skills
  • Identify areas for improvement in the health care delivery system being utilized