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Resident Satisfaction and Program Goals

At Creighton’s Internal Medicine Residency Program, your wellness matters, too. The program enjoys a unique sense of community among a diverse group of residents who truly care for one another.

It also has compassionate faculty mentors who enjoy teaching and are authentically invested in residents’ training and well-being. 

“I am so thankful for the well-rounded training I have received from Creighton faculty for both my Internal Medicine residency and Pulmonary & Critical Care fellowship training. All the staff at Creighton truly embody Cura Personalis. Under their mentorship, I feel equipped to provide holistic compassionate care for my patients in the ICU and outpatient pulmonary clinic: truly caring for their mind, body, and soul.”

- Zach Wittenberg, PCCM Resident


ILAC and Our Commitment to Serve

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Academic Half Days

Our resident-led Education Committee has implemented Academic Half Days as a project: “A New Dawn in the Internal Medicine Education Curriculum—A project by the residents, with the residents, for the residents.” The transition to this methodology eliminated the need for daily didactic lectures and gives residents protected learning time.

Our Academic Half Day is Wednesday afternoons following grand rounds. Academic Half Day curriculum includes our Core Curriculum, chief-resident-led small group sessions, interactive sessions with faculty, Journal Club, research, QI/PS and healthcare.

Academic Half Days

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Program Goals

  1. To Provide a Collaborative and Supportive Learning Environment
  2. Availability to Dedicated Faculty who are Passionate about Teaching the Art and Science of Medicine
  3. Resident Achievement of the Knowledge, Skills & Attitudes for Success as a Practicing General Internist or for Subspecialty Fellowship Training

Our program offers:

  • Awards/recognition for excellence
  • NEJM Knowledge +, UWorld USMLE Step 3 Prep, and UWorld ABIM Board Prep
  • QI leadership and development
  • Research and scholarly development
  • Professional development
  • Opportunities for committee participation
  • Allocation for meal expenses at all campuses