Internal Medicine Residency Program
Thanks for visiting our website! We're pleased you are considering the Allegheny General Hospital (AGH)–Western Pennsylvania Hospital (WPH) Internal Medicine Residency Program for the next stage of your academic experience. It is an excellent program that provides you with opportunities to grow professionally, to expand your understanding and knowledge of the practice of medicine and to acquire many new and lasting friendships.
Our hospitals have been national leaders in medicine since their founding more than 100 years ago. We have been listed among America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, and we also enjoy a reputation as the region's most preferred healthcare provider, as voted by consumers in a poll conducted by the National Research Corporation.
We have earned a reputation for exceptional expertise in multiple specialties and have received numerous awards and recognitions.
Individuals in our residency program are encouraged to think critically and apply evidence-based medicine in a supportive team-based model of care. Graduates interested in subspecialty training receive competitive fellowships or pursue careers in academic medicine, hospital medicine and primary care. Our residents succeed in balancing clinical work, award-winning research, family, friends and outside interests. We invite you to visit us in Pittsburgh and see what makes our residency program so special.
To cultivate residents who will become exemplary physicians as measured by their passion, social responsibility, ethical behavior, humanism and tolerance. Such qualities will enable them to reach their full potential as professionals and individuals committed to better serve their patients and communities.
To achieve our mission:
We will develop our residents by inspiring leadership, fostering intellectual curiosity, providing professional role models and educating across the spectrum of patient care.
We will accomplish this mission through the following guiding principles:
learning from one another
patient-centered and education-focused
being ready for anything
mutual respect and support
pursuit of life-long learning
undeviating courtesy and honesty
- Clinical Excellence
accepting nothing less