Combined Family & Internal Medicine Residency Program

The Eastern Virginia Medical School’s Combined Family Medicine / Internal Medicine Residency is a four year program that confers board eligibility in Family Medicine and Internal Medicine.  The program commenced in 1995 and is proud to have 42 outstanding graduates. The residency accesses the strengths of our Level III Patient Centered Medical Home, Ghent Family Medicine, the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, and the national recognized Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, all located on EVMS’s main campus.  Combined residents also care for veterans at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital located across the Port of Hampton Roads.

The Combined residency program exposes you to training with subspecialists that varies from orthopedics, sports medicine, pediatricians, cardiologists, gastroenterologists, rheumatologists, to name a few.

Program Highlights

  • Diverse Training (Best of FM & IM): inpatient and outpatient, across numerous disciplines and subspecialties, faculty from FM & IM enhancing your knowledge and skills
  • Nationally recognized chief of pulmonary / critical care: Dr. Paul Marik
  • Point of Care Ultrasound Instructionwith available Ultrasound month elective: offered by nationally recognized Dr. Alex Levitov
  • Scholarly Accomplishments:  with the support of faculty from either Internal Medicine or Family Medicine, Combined residents complete a scholarly project and often present their work at national meetings.
  • Ambulatory Continuity Care Training in Ghent Family Medicine (Level III PCMH), mentored by experienced Family and Internal Medicine faculty
  • The opportunity to learn and practice in diverse clinical settings mentored by primary care specialists from Family Medicine and access to a variety of systems-based practice facilities, military and community settings
  • First Time Board Pass Rate -100% FM Boards, all combined residents 100% IM Boards, for the last 27 combined residents
  • Public Health Training Certificate / Research Abroad – is offered by Family Medicine.  Includes the opportunity to do research abroad in an underserved country. Grant offered by the Department of Family & Community Medicine