Advanced Competency Programs Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Internal Medicine and Pediatric residents have the opportunity to participate in one or more advanced competencies offered through Nationwide Children’s Hospital during their training. Advanced competencies are an optional addition to residency training and help to facilitate knowledge and skill in one or more of the following content areas: Research, Global Health, Advocacy, Medical Education, Quality Improvement, Bioethics and/or Clinical Informatics. Residents typically enroll in advanced competencies during their PGY2 year. For additional information on the Advanced Competency Programs please visit the website.
Advanced Training Pathways Ohio State Internal Medicine Residency
Similar to the Advanced Competency programs offered through the pediatrics department, Internal Medicine and Pediatric residents have the opportunity to participate in optional advanced training pathways offered through Internal Medicine. Current offerings include the Medical Teaching and Leadership Track as well as the Enhanced Research Pathway. Currently under development is a Hospital Medicine specialty track.
Medical Teaching and Leadership Track
The Medical Teaching and Leadership (MeTaL) track was developed within the Internal Medicine Residency Program with the goal of cultivating teaching and leadership skills in future medical educators. The MeTaL track allows interested residents the opportunity to further develop skills in education and leadership, better preparing them for their future careers. In this year-long program, selected second and third-year residents are provided additional training in teaching and leadership theory as well as opportunities to develop and practice these skills.
Enhanced Research Pathway
The Enhanced Research Pathway was developed within the Internal Medicine Residency Program to provide structured support and protected time for strengthening skills in research methods such as project design, statistics, and manuscript writing. This optional pathway is geared toward residents without significant formal research experience looking to enhance their skillset during residency training.