Residency Program

Research & Scholarly Activity

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Residency Program

Applicant Information

Research and Scholarly Activity


We want to congratulate our 2016 Oral Vignette winners:

  • 1st place: Michael Kuhlenschmidt: An Atypical Case of Cellulitis - An Unusual Cause of a Common Hospital Problem
  • 2nd place: Sindhura Ravindra: Answer Lyse in B12
  • 3rd place: Muhammad Ajmal: Wild Type Transthyretin (TTR) Cardiac Amyloidosis as a Cause of Systolic Heart Failure and Acute Coronary Syndrome


Research Day, 2016

  • Social Science/Humanities
    Dr. Simranjit Singh, IMRP Community Health Engagement
  • Clinical Research
    Dr. Vinod Kumar, Utilization of Stool Calprotectiv at Carle Foundation Hospital
  • Oral Clinical Vignette
    First Place - Dr. Syed Anwaruddin, Persistent Fever in a Painter
    Third Place - Dr. Robin Fernandes, Argentaffinoma Syndrome



Introduction to Clinical Research

This is a 2 week PGY I rotation to gain knowledge and understanding of general research guidelines and protection of human subjects. Additional research training takes place longitudinally throughout all 3 years of training. PGY II and PGY III residents’ requirements directly follow the specific 2 week rotation.

Longitudinal requirements include the preparation and presentation of a scientific research abstract, clinical vignette and poster presentation; and/or case-report suitable for publication. All internal medicine residents participate in monthly Journal Club activities, the annual College of Medicine Research Symposium, and are strongly encouraged to collaborate with faculty on research projects currently in progress. Other scholarly activities include the Downstate American College of Physicians (ACP) Scientific Meeting, and the Illinois Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting.


  • Introduce selected aspects of clinical and bio-medical research, including general research guidelines and protection of human subjects
  • Promote new research skills and knowledge, and an attitude of scholarly critique and inquiry through self-directed learning

Information for PGY I

Information for PGY II

Introduction to Clinical Research Curriculum

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