UH Parma Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program
Thank you for your interest in the University Hospitals Parma Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program. Our residency program is committed to our residents and providing them with the best possible training. We deliver a challenging, stimulating and rewarding curriculum that is designed to impart confidence in our residents to become the best internists possible. We have dedicated faculty and Graduate Medical Education staff ensuring the success of each one of our residents.
Our three-year ACGME accredited program combines training in the inpatient and outpatient settings, providing a rich and stimulating experience for our residents. The program is open to 24 residents and provides an optimum balance of system-integrated academic, procedural and hands-on training, and research. Like other programs within the University Hospitals Osteopathic Consortium, we commit to not only providing excellent, patient-focused, compassionate care to our patients, but also towards one another by providing our residents with resources, support, and ample time to live their lives outside of residency. We pride ourselves on the strong, teamwork focused relationships that we develop and diverse learning opportunities that provide our residents with the best possible training environment.
As a member of the University Hospital Health System of Cleveland, our residency has access to one of the premiere health centers of the world. A leader in the areas of research and academics, University Hospitals has been providing care for over 150 years. A blend of cutting-edge technology along with a dedication to community outreach, University Hospitals has been a leader not only here in Cleveland but throughout the country and world. As a residency affiliated with this great institution, our residents have access not only to high-end academic rotations, but a wide range of conferences and programs.
- Mission Statement
The mission of the UH PMC Internal Medicine program is to provide an exemplary educational experience through an academically oriented and evidence based curriculum to each resident; developing them into future leaders in the Internal Medicine field. We strive to develop trainees who routinely seek the perspective of other disciplines and professions. We aim to enhance the trainee’s knowledge and compassion, through a focus on serving patients with only the highest quality of patient-centered medical care, improving the health of the community of Parma and the Greater Cleveland area, and ultimately advancing the specialty of Internal medicine.
- Program Aims
The program aims to create an open learning environment amongst its faculty and trainees in order to achieve the ultimate goal of providing exemplary patient care. Our program focuses on primary care and the improvement of the health of the community through patient focused, high quality care. We aim to develop compassionate, caring, and empathetic physicians who understand the importance of patient education and shared decision making, grounded in evidence based medicine, who strive to be leaders in scholarship, education, and patient advocacy. It is the goal of the program to instill the importance of continual education in its trainees and to encourage professional and personal growth throughout their careers. The ultimate goal of the program is to graduate residents with the ability to treat patients of diverse backgrounds; that strive to make further discoveries in medicine through teaching and leadership in the community.
- About UH Parma Medical Center
For more than 50 years, University Hospitals Parma Medical Center has been serving the health care needs of the residents across the Cleveland metro area. UH Parma includes a nine-floor acute care hospitals, four medical buildings, and satellite facilities in several surrounding cities.
This 332-bed full-service community hospital employs 2,000 Northeast Ohio residents, including more than 500 physicians trained in more than 30 specialties. This includes experts in emergency medicine, heart and vascular, cancer, bariatric surgery, pain management and rehabilitation. UH Parma Medical Center has also received national recognition for our orthopedics program and cardiovascular outcomes.