Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital Internal Medicine Residency

Internal Medicine Residency Program

We are excited to announce that our residency program is expanding. In past years we have accepted 12 applicants with a total of 36 residents in the program. This year we are expanding to accept 15 applicants each year. Assignments will be balanced between Scripps Green Hospital, a 173-bed hospital adult-only acute care hospital, Scripps Memorial hospital, a 389 bed hospital and a network of outpatient clinics, the Naval Medical Center San Diego and other teaching facilities.

The program is also home to 12 different clinical fellowship programs and also co-sponsors residencies in general surgery, vascular surgery, gynecology and radiology and is a teaching hub for the University of California, San Diego.

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 – 15
    • 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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