Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital Internal Medicine Residency

Internal Medicine Residency Program

The Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program accepts 12 applicants each year — 36 total — and balances assignments between a 173-bed hospital adult-only acute care hospital, a network of outpatient clinics, the Naval Medical Center San Diego and other teaching facilities.

The program also co-sponsors residencies in general surgery, vascular surgery, gynecology and radiology and is a teaching hub for the University of California, San Diego.

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Get more facts about the internal medicine residency program at Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green to determine if you would make a good match.

Why Choose Us

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  • Strong camaraderie between residents and faculty
  • Phenomenal ambulatory medicine experience with one-on-one mentorship
  • Diverse teaching sites and patient populations
  • Fully-funded international health assignments to the South Pacific

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Residency Program Highlights

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  • Among the highest board pass rates in the nation (>97%)
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
  • Since 2006, 59 percent of graduates have stayed at Scripps as fellows, hospitalists or general internists
  • Alumni have gone on to major academic appointments across the country

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Residency Program Facts

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  • Number of available spots:
    • 1st year – 12
    • 2nd year – 12
    • 3rd year – 12
  • Physician faculty: 26 full-time, 21 part-time, >300 volunteers
  • Average hours per week on duty: 70
  • Average hours per week of lectures/conferences: 13

About the Teaching Sites

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  • Scripps La Jolla Hospitals and Clinics were recognized for high performance in 8 specialty areas on U.S. News and World Report’s America's Best Hospitals list
  • Scripps Green recognized as a top 100 hospital, and recognized for its teaching excellence
  • Scripps Green named among nation’s top performers on key quality measures

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