- Our residents work in a thoughtfully designed, new medical center with cutting-edge technology. You will train in the only Level I Adult Trauma Center from Minneapolis to Seattle, as well to Denver and Omaha. This means our resident’s get outstanding experience with a large variety of medical cases with typically more advance disease processes.
- Available clinical services are comprehensive, ranging from kidney and pancreas transplantation to trans-catheter aortic valve implantation.
- Fargo-Moorhead has a very high quality of life and has often been recognized as one of the best places to live in America.
- For academic year 2022-2023, we transitioned to a block schedule allowing for increased scheduling flexibility, diverse hospital-based rotations, longitudinal ambulatory rotations, and an opportunity to design individualized education which aligns with your career goals.
- We have excellent opportunities for research—since 2013, three of our residents have been national winners of the American College of Physicians Resident Research Competition.
- You will learn to use portable bedside ultrasound in the first year.
- Our first year residents have a formal rotation in quality improvement.
- Recent program graduates went on to fellowships in allergy-immunology, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology, and palliative care.
- We provide our residents with many benefits including: personalized white coats, American College of Physicians membership, UptoDate subscription, healthcare coverage and additional benefits (See GME page).
A Day in the Life of an Internal Medicine Resident
What our residents have to say...
Our program is resident driven and community oriented. Our curriculum provides a learning environment for both personal and professional growth. We have outstanding teachers who are willing to teach us the clinical understanding of the fundamental principles of medical practice and patient care. We are also blessed with the opportunity to work in both private and public medical facilities such as the VA.Emmanuel FohleChief Resident
The program leadership is incredibly responsive to resident feedback leading to positive changes in the program.Logan SchmaltzPGY1 Resident
Close-knit feeling amongst residents, attending physicians and staff. The program leadership is always available, personable and positive, and responsive to feedback.Jenna GassmanPGY2 Resident
I love everything about the program. This program has great teachers and there is a high level of camaraderie among the residents, which makes working here fun.Umama ZareenPGY3 resident
I love the broad spectrum of internal medicine pathology present in our population, and being able to provide everything from preventive care up to critical care for my patients.Stephanie Melquist2021 graduate
Fantastic facilities, attending physicians who love to teach, autonomy, and space to learn skillset(s) relevant to your professional goals.Rebekka Killinger2021 graduate
The camaraderie felt among residents during rotations. The program has an amazing community to work in and provides close contact with faculty who give meaningful and timely feedback.Mathew GervingPGY2 resident
I like that the morning and evening commutes are non-existent for traffic jams. I like that there are numerous activities to find around the city of Fargo and Moorhead in Minnesota (which is right across the river).Nathan MarshPGY2 Resident