Combined Internal Medicine / Preventive Medicine Residency

Griffin Hospital offers a unique, four-year training program that combines Internal Medicine residency with Preventive Medicine residency (IM/PM). Residents in this program obtain a Masters of Public Health (MPH) from the Yale School of Public Health.

The combined IM/PM program cultivates expertise in clinical decision-making and patient care, while developing skills in research methodology, teaching, community-based health promotion and epidemiology. The Griffin Hospital-Yale University Residency Programs combine the academic advantages of an internationally recognized university medical center with an excellent community hospital. At Griffin Hospital, residents are provided with a rigorous teaching program in a personalized, nurturing, and stimulating environment. While training at Yale, residents have access to the resources and benefits of a tertiary care institution, and to the expertise of internationally-renowned faculty.

Why choose Combined Training?

  • Rigorous, well-rounded training
    • Internal Medicine training
    • Preventive Medicine training
    • Master of Public Health (fully supported tuition)
  • Ability to pursue research studies and grants
  • Ability to thrive in Academic faculty work
  • Skills
    • Evidence-based Medicine
    • Understand and apply public health, population health, and epidemiologic principles
    • Ability to read, review, and publish scientific literature
    • Behavior modification, counseling, and preventing disease
    • Assess and implement population-based programs

Benefits of Combined Training:

Combination careers with opportunities to impact individuals and populations:

  • Internal medicine
    • Primary care
    • Hospitalist
    • Sub-specialty training
  • Public health/Preventive Medicine
    • Federal government
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    • National Institutes of Health
  • International health work
    • NGOs: World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  • Academic Faculty
  • Managed care/health insurance
  • Population Health Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Industry