Internal Medicine
Preparing the Next Generation of Internal Medicine Physicians
Residency training plays a critical part in the development of competent physicians. Our internal medicine program provides residents with a range of opportunities for growth and development and exposes them to a broad spectrum of patient pathology. This program provides its residents with exceptional clinical training, academic excellence and achieves this within a supportive, caring environment.

As a Wellstar Kennestone internal medicine resident, you’ll receive the support and guidance you need to deliver compassionate, high-quality care as you progress towards the goal of independent practice. Guided by board-certified experts who are leaders in medicine, you can achieve your full potential and prepare for a successful future.
About Our Program
Rotations occur at Kennestone Hospital or in clinics in the Marietta (metro-Atlanta) area. Here, residents train in a high-volume, diverse training environment and gain experience with patients from a broad range of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Our internal medicine residents rotate through a variety of core medicine subspecialties, including:
  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Pulmonology
  • Rheumatology
Why Choose Wellstar Kennestone Hospital?
At Wellstar Kennestone, we focus on your development as a doctor and as a person. Together, we work as healers, colleagues and life-long learners.
In addition to patient care, our program is designed to help you develop the full range of skills you’ll need to be a successful physician. You’ll be involved in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives and learn to use data-driven systems (for example, Lean and Six Sigma) to help improve performance, processes, and productivity.

A variety of learning conferences and didactic experiences, distributed throughout each week, enhance your education and help prepare you to pass the ABIM exam. These conferences include:

  • Ambulatory morning report
  • Board review course
  • Critically Appraised Topic (CAT) conferences
  • Inpatient report
  • Journal clubs
  • Medicine grand rounds
  • Morbidity/mortality/improvement conferences
  • Quality improvement conferences
  • Scholarly Topic Presentation (STP) conferences
  • Scholarship and Teaching among Residents (STAR) conferences
Our program offers you an extraordinary chance to learn from outstanding faculty members and board-certified physicians who will share their expertise and guide your professional and personal growth. Many of the internal medicine faculty and program leaders are highly decorated medical educators, active scholars and are recognized as national leaders in medicine.
Ready to Be a Part of Our Exceptional Team?
Before applying, you must be registered to participate in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP); no program positions will be offered outside of the NRMP.

Once registered, you can submit your application through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).
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