Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) to start an Internal Medicine Residency Program. This will be a three-year residency program with 15 residents per year for a total of 45 residents when the program reaches full capacity.
The Internal Medicine Residency Program accreditation marks another important milestone for Graduate Medical Education (GME) at AAMC as the hospital’s third ACGME-accredited residency program. AAMC received accreditation for its General Surgery Residency Program in 2016 and OB-GYN Residency Program in 2019.
“We are expanding our role in the larger world of health and medicine to ensure talented and well-trained physicians for the future health of our community,” said Barry Meisenberg, MD, FACP, chair of Medicine and designated institutional official for GME at AAMC. “In launching a new residency in Internal Medicine, we continue to raise the level of care given to our patients.”
“At Anne Arundel Medical Center, high-quality care goes hand-in-hand with research, learning and innovation to carry out our mission to enhance the health of the people we serve,” said Nargiz Muganlinskaya, MD, MMS, FACP, program director of Internal Medicine Residency. “We are proud to bring new physicians into our team-based culture of patient and family-centered care, where they will learn from a distinguished and diverse faculty.”
In 2015, the ACGME approved AAMC as a sponsoring institution for GME programs, allowing AAMC to initiate individual residency programs. The GME program at AAMC provides training to doctors after they have completed medical school.
AAMC anticipates interviewing approximately 300 Internal Medicine residency candidates from October 2019 through January 2020. Fifteen residents will match with AAMC through the National Residency Matching Program in March 2020, and they will begin their first day of residency on July 1, 2020.
Learn more about GME at AAMC by visiting www.AAHS.org/Graduate-Medical-Education. Watch our video to hear program officials describe AAMC’s unique learning environment for residents, as well as the benefit of a teaching hospital to the community.