Our program offers several specialized tracks to allow our residents to focus on particular interests during their residency. Advanced Inpatient Medicine Skills (AIMS) is offered as an NRMP Match option. Residents may choose the Ambulatory Track and/or the Advanced HIV Medicine Skills (AHMS) Track after the main match.
Advanced Inpatient Medicine Skills (AIMS) Track NRMP# 1722140C4
Designed to provide residents with skills relevant to the care of inpatient now and in the future. Applicants accepted into this track will have the opportunity to obtain certification in inpatient ultrasound through a combination of formal coursework, development of an ultrasound portfolio, and successful completion of an ultrasound examination. Opportunities for electives in Teaching Skills, Hospital Medicine, Advanced Airway Management, and Consult Medicine will further enhance preparedness for careers in Hospital Medicine, academics, and other inpatient-oriented specialties.
Tracks that residents may choose after the main match:
Advanced HIV Medicine Skills (AHMS) Track
This track is designed to provide residents with skills in the management of HIV+ patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Applicants selected for this track will be assigned longitudinal continuity training in a clinic that serves HIV+ patients. Residents will also rotate on an HIV inpatient service and will have the opportunity to participate in a global health rotation with a focus on HIV. Residents will be assigned mentors who participate in HIV related research and care for HIV+ patients.
In their final year of training, our residents have the option of choosing the Ambulatory Track. This is an opportunity for all those interested in primary care or outpatient-based specialties. Residents spend time in continuity clinics, Texas Diabetes Institute and Primary Care Mental Health Clinics. Residents also learn focused Musculoskeletal Medicine and Dermatology for the primary care physician.