A group of new resident physicians for the EVMS Internal Medicine Residency Program wearing business casual clothing and smiling for the camera on the steps of Waitzer Hall.

Internal Medicine Residency

Pursue a fellowship or prepare to practice in general or hospitalist medicine in a tight-knit community with EVMS' Internal Medicine Residency.

The EVMS Internal Medicine Residency is an ACGME-accredited three-year program leading to board eligibility from the American Board of Internal Medicine. Located in the shared medical complex with the area's only Level I trauma care hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters.

What sets us apart?

Outstanding pass rates

Our board pass rates regularly surpass the national average, putting our residents on the path to practicing Internal Medicine sooner.

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Acclaimed faculty

Our faculty are nationally recognized clinical educators and leaders in the field. They attend with residents on all inpatient medical rotations.

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Renowned for research

Residents can participate in a breadth of NIH-funded research opportunities in general medicine and subspecialties.

Interested in becoming a geriatrician and primary-care physician? Our Combined Internal Medicine & Geriatrics Residency is one of two U.S. programs that merges residency and fellowship training in geriatric medicine.

See yourself in Hampton Roads

The Hampton Roads region that EVMS serves is a vibrant community with 1.7 million residents scattered across nine cities and five counties in southeastern coastal Virginia.

Miles of waterfront, historical and cultural attractions, parks and outdoor recreation areas, lively nightlife, seasonal festivals and family-friendly entertainment make it clear that there's something for everyone here in Hampton Roads.

At EVMS, we know life happens, and we want you to be covered when it does. That’s why we offer competitive benefits packages for our residents and fellows.

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A supportive environment

Work-life balance is important during your residency, and we are committed to supporting our residents throughout their time at EVMS. Through EVMS' Wellness Works program, our residents and fellows receive the same wellness resources as our faculty and staff.

In addition, our Resident Wellness program for residents and fellows gives you access to support groups, after-hours counseling services, running clubs, leadership coaching and more.