From primary care to cardiologist, infectious disease specialist to gastroenterologist, Internal Medicine hosts a wide range of career options. The University of Colorado School of Medicine offers opportunities to learn about them all through the Internal Medicine Interest Group.
Our faculty and student panels help students understand why Internal Medicine is such a compelling career and provide answers to student questions about life as an internist. Our lecture series introduces students to the various subspecialties and are synchronized with our systems-based pre-clinical curriculum. We reinforce lectures with field trips to clinical sites of care such as dialysis units and catheter labs. Perhaps most importantly, we also offer students the opportunity to shadow residents and faculty in their area of interest with opportunities in primary care, specialty care and hospital settings. Finally, IMIG arranges an annual career fair where faculty from each division meet with students informally to talk about their fields, career opportunities, fellowships and elective courses.
The Internal Medicine Interest Group is a student run club supported by the University of Colorado, Department of Medicine and the Colorado Chapter of the American College of Physicians. Its goals are to: