General Internal Medicine Program Information


  • A Faculty and Department committed to excellence in clinical medicine, research and medical education.
  • Although basic core rotations and objectives must be completed, significant elective time is offered allowing opportunities for you to choose rotations based on your career goals.
  • Weekly Grand Rounds, GIM Academic Half Day, and GIM Resident Journal Club are well established.
  • Opportunities and protected times for scholarly projects are available. Residents are encouraged to participate in the yearly Department of Medicine Research Day.
  • The Division of GIM in Edmonton has a strong presence both at the two large tertiary referral centers, University of Alberta hospital (UAH) and the Royal Alexandra hospital (RAH), and the community centers of the Grey Nuns hospital (GNH), Misericordia hospital (MHE), and the Sturgeon hospital (SGH). As well, there are numerous opportunities to complete GIM rotations at smaller community hospitals with general internists in Red Deer and Grande Prairie. In addition to these in-patient sites of training, there are numerous GIM ambulatory experiences available including preoperative, urgent access, hypertension, obesity, osteoporosis and obstetric medicine.