Essen Health Care Internship
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International Medical Graduates

bigstock-Doctors-4026118For an International Medical Graduate (IMG), obtaining a medical residency in the U.S. is as competitive as it is important. Some residency programs make it a pre-requisite for an applicant to have clinical experience in order to apply to their program. Having U.S clinical experience not only increases the number of residency programs that you can apply to, but also places you ahead of other applicants who do not have the experience.

Our mission is to provide the highest quality care to our patients by combining the latest advances in medicine, patient-centered compassionate care, and leading-edge information technology. Our vision is to create an integrated care delivery model for high quality, accessible and cost effective population health. Our values come from more than 15 years of service to the medically underserved communities and from the passion to innovate towards better health.

You will be trained in either the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system or the Sigma Care/Point Click Care system. Knowing these systems will give you a competitive edge over other international applicants who are not well acquainted with the EHR system or Sigma Care/ Point Click Care.

Upon completion of the clerkship, students will be able to demonstrate competence in:

1. Electronic Health Record System

2. Diagnostic features of the major chronic diseases including clinical presentation, therapeutic approach, treatment and prognosis.

3. Pathophysiology and pathologic anatomy of the major diseases including Cardiovascular, Infectious, Autoimmune, Neurodegenerative and Developmental.

4. Patient communication skills with an emphasis on excellent bedsides manner