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About UsThree Decades of Loyola Med-Peds!!
With its first graduating class beginning their training in 1982, Loyola’s Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program has been going strong for over 30 years.
Given the extent of its Med-Peds roots, Loyola has a strong Med-Peds presence. We have over thirty full-time Med-Peds trained faculty at Loyola working in outpatient clinics, inpatient wards, and medical education. Med-Peds-trained faculty serve as directors of Inpatient Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care, Institutional Quality and Safety, the Internal Medicine Clerkship, and even the Office of Graduate Medical Education. We benefit from an outstanding working relationship between our core programs and their corresponding Departments. Transitions of care are uniquely facilitated at our institution because of the inter-departmental relationships and impact of the Med-Peds community.
The educational philosophies of the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics are similar. Both adult and pediatric patients are admitted to resident-run services. Patient-centered teaching rounds occur daily with your attending. Daily rounds contain elements of both didactic teaching and bedside learning. Resident patients are not managed by private attendings at Loyola. Our residents are continuously involved in medical student education and have access to multiple teaching opportunities in the Stritch School of Medicine.
Both Departments have a strong commitment to inpatient and outpatient training and providing high-quality, evidence-based care to a diverse patient population. Your time at Loyola will include everything from caring for extreme premies in a level III NICU to performing gynecologic exams in your clinic to managing LVADs in the CCU. You will rotate from seeing subspecialty patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings to working in a level I Emergency Department. You will provide care to our veterans at a large, tertiary care VA Hospital. We strive to provide you with a training curriculum characterized by the breadth and depth of its experiences.
Loyola Med-Peds residents are held in high regard at our institution and become leaders in the medical community. We have an exceptional rate of Med-Peds resident selection as categorical Chief Residents. Our graduates consistently attain success above national averages on board certifications and we are proud to boast 98% and 94% first-time pass rates on General Internal Medicine and General Pediatrics certification exams, respectively, over the last 15 years. We will do all we can to help you become an outstanding Internist and Pediatrician.
Be A Part Of The Tradition!