For more information about our program, please contact Keely Pearson.
How to Apply
- ERAS: 1403200226
- NRMP: 2248120CO
Welcome from our Program Director
Congratulations on reaching this point in your journey through medicine! The next few years will shape who you are as a physician and as an individual.
Residency training marks the commencement of your career. You will have the opportunity to master the fundamentals of patient care, medical knowledge acquisition, scholarly activity and possible subspecialty interests.
The Portsmouth Regional Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program’s mission is to develop the next generation of physicians and physician leaders. As a part of HCA Healthcare, we are driven by a single mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.
This program is designed to offer residents a rewarding, educational environment where residents are provided individualized learning opportunities by faculty and staff who support and sustain one another throughout quality care delivery. Our faculty are committed to ensuring the residents' clinical experience and educational needs are fulfilled while expanding residents’ perspectives to be inclusive of cultures, values, and ideals.
The Internal Medicine Residency is a three-year program with 10 residents per year for a total complement of 30. The program received its accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in January 2020.
The Portsmouth Regional Hospital/Tufts University School of Medicine internal medicine program is dedicated to training skilled Internal Medicine Physicians committed to excellence for the benefit of the community we serve.
Our culture of learning nurtures continuous educational growth of residents, evidence-based patient care, and service to our community. Consequently, our outpatient practice is based on a mature internal medicine practice, allowing residents to experience a wide variety of outpatient clinical situations across a spectrum of cultures, genders and socio-economic status
- 10 residents per class
- 220-bed hospital
- High level of acuity usually seen only in tertiary facilities
- Referral center for cardiology, trauma and critical care services
- Daily census of hospital patients guarantees our residents broad and varied inpatient clinical exposures
Get to Know the Team
Abdullah Chahin, MD
Curriculum and Rotation Schedule
Our expertly crafted programs are designed to provide resident physicians with all the experiences and training necessary for professional success.
- Noon conferences on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 1 p.m.
- Board review on Fridays from noon to 1 p.m.
- Monthly conferences: Morbidity and Mortality and Journal Club
All residents are required to participate in scholarly activity. Residents are part of hospital committees and must participate in at least one quality improvement project. Residents can also collaborate with faculty on a variety of research opportunities.
Salary & Benefits
- Access to HCA Healthcare benefits, including medical and dental
- Paid time off
- Short-term disability
- Allowance and time off for conferences
- Professional liability insurance
- Training license and ACP membership
- ACLS/BLS Certification
- Access to a wide range of medical reference materials
- MKSAP Board Review series
- Technology devices
- On-site parking
- On-site cafeteria
- Food stipend
- Resident call rooms
- Lab coats
The internal medicine residency program accepts 10 new residents each academic year.
Please see program eligibility and application requirements under the “how to apply” section of the website.
The internal medicine residency program is fully accredited by the ACGME as of January, 2020.
Most hospital rotations occur at Portsmouth Regional Hospital. Residents complete their continuity clinic at Portsmouth Internal Medicine Associates.
Yes, family medicine, internal medicine, and psychiatry residents work together during hospital rotations, such as inpatient adult medicine, MICU, and ED.