new york internal medicine

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We have multiple internal medicine rotations in New York.

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new york internal medicine #1

 

inpatient/OUTPATIENT EXternship IN

Internal medicine

Specialty: Internal Medicine

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 46

Where will this rotation take place: This hands-on outpatient and inpatient rotation will take place in Brooklyn (New York City).

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Hours: Monday - Friday 9 AM to 5 PM

 

What you will do: You will be under the supervision of a physician who is board certified in Internal Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. He routinely has internal medicine residents and medical students from SUNY Downstate rotating through his practice.

He holds staff appointments at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. As an IMG physician, he is well aware of the challenges that IMGs have in securing clinical experiences and landing residency positions in the U.S. He is therefore committed to providing IMGs with an exceptional clinical experience. He enjoys mentoring IMGs and doing all that he can to help them reach their professional goals. 

 

You will see patients in his office. After a few days of observation, you will take on an increasing role in patient care (please note that this is not a shadowing observership; you will be actively involved in patient care):​

  • You will take patient histories.

  • You will perform physical exams under the physician's supervision.

  • You will present patients.

  • You will write or enter clinic progress notes.

  • You will research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • You will educate patients.

  • You will have opportunities to teach other team members.

  • You will spend time with other healthcare professionals in the office to understand their roles and responsibilities.​

Although the bulk of your time will be in the outpatient setting, you will have opportunities to see inpatients at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and/or Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center once per week. 

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 

Please note that during peak periods this preceptor has multiple students ​per month (as many as 25). What that means is that you will see fewer patients during those months (< 5 patients). Despite the presence of multiple learners in the office, this physician preceptor has developed a system which allows him to work with each student closely. 

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Who should consider this rotation: International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking hands-on patient care experience. IMGs seeking careers in family medicine or internal medicine will find this rotation useful.

 

Will a letter of recommendation be offered: Yes, assuming that the IMG meets the expectations of the rotation. Dr. Desai will provide the physician with guidelines which will improve the quality of the letter.

 

During the rotation: Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.

See Where Our Students Applying to Internal Medicine Have Received Interviews or Matched

Read Dr. Desai's Interview with Dr. Roy Ziegelstein (Vice Dean for Education at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Former Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center) about How to Match Successfully in Internal Medicine

NEW YORK INTERNAL MEDICINE #1

TESTIMONIALS


"This is one of the best rotations where you can easily approach patients and get used to the Electronic Health Record System." - Carly I"I could not ask for a better rotation and better experience than the once I had. The doctor is exceptional. He has amazing personality and great sense of humor. He is a phenomenal educator. I thoroughly enjoyed the way he was teaching me, challenging me and inspiring me to do my very best every time I saw a patient. He quickly became my mentor and a role model for me. This rotation is quite different from what I`ve seen before in terms that it allows to choose your own pace: you can take your time or work faster and see more patients. That is a rare example when you are truly your own manager and can decide what to do based on personal priorities and/or range of your comfort zone. There was a lot of other rotators and I had an opportunity to team up with so many students/ graduates/ residents on patient evaluation and management and see huge variety of medical cases. I not only polished my clinical knowledge and skills, I also naturally improved my communication and social skills. Special thanks to the in-house team and sensational work they do. I am also extremely grateful to Manish and Dr. Desai for their suggestion on choosing this rotation." - Oleg "This rotation will provide the opportunity to encounter a patient independently, discuss with the doctor the plan and write the complete official note. You will be doing real work and therefore its the opportunity to do it right. This rotation will allow you to become autonomous in providing care for patients. You will realize how much you are capable of doing before having to ask for help." - Sebastian "The doctor has an outstanding bedside manner and clinical knowledge. You can get a real hands-on experience here. The doctor himself is a living example of an outstanding physician with a non-US background, who is running a successful clinic in the heart of NY. Especially, the way the doctor communicates with patients and co-workers is truly impressive." - Jonghanne "The doctor is an amazing role model. He is truly helpful and motivated to help IMGs. A very fun and easy going rotation. Fully hands on clinical experience. Very helpful if you need to write step two usmle cs." - Misty "A wonderful learning experience since it is completely hands-on with full access to the clinic EMR system." - Shruti





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new york internal medicine #2

 

OUTPATIENT EXternship IN Internal medicine

Specialty: Internal Medicine

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 73

Where will this rotation take place: This hands-on outpatient rotation will take place in Manhattan (New York City).

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Hours: Monday - Friday 9 AM to 7 PM

 

What you will do: You will be under the supervision of a physician who is board certified in Internal Medicine. He is a Volunteer Attending at NYU and Mt. Sinai. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. 

He has years of experience teaching and mentoring medical, PA, and NP students, as well as international medical graduates. He teaches by example, and strives to model care that is compassionate and caring. He is a strong believer in patient education and seeks to empower his patients to take better care of themselves. His practice also emphasizes preventive care. 

Please note that during peak periods this preceptor has multiple students ​per month. Because this is a high volume practice, you will still be able to see a sufficient number of patients (> 5/day).

You will see patients in his office. After a few days of observation, you will take on an increasing role in patient care (please note that this is not a shadowing observership; you will be actively involved in patient care):

  • You will take patient histories.

  • You will perform physical exams under the physician's supervision.

  • You will present patients.

  • You will write or enter clinic progress notes.

  • You will research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • You will educate patients.

  • You will have opportunities to teach other team members.

  • You will spend time with other healthcare professionals in the office to understand their roles and responsibilities.

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 

Although this position is largely clinical, there may be opportunities to take part in projects to improve the practice. Such opportunities, if available, will be presented to the rotator but at the preceptor's discretion. 

 

Who should consider this rotation: International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking hands-on patient care experience. IMGs seeking careers in family medicine or internal medicine will find this rotation useful.

 

Will a letter of recommendation be offered: Yes, assuming that the IMG meets the expectations of the rotation. Dr. Desai will provide the physician with guidelines which will improve the quality of the letter.

During the rotation: Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.

See Where Our Students Applying to Internal Medicine Have Received Interviews or Matched

Read Dr. Desai's Interview with Dr. Roy Ziegelstein (Vice Dean for Education at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Former Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center) about How to Match Successfully in Internal Medicine

NEW YORK INTERNAL MEDICINE #2

TESTIMONIALS


"The doctor is very knowledgeable, professional, and easy to work with. He is a caring person and has a great bedside manner. He reviewed our notes thoroughly and made sure the students understood the holistic approach when making the treatment plans. He has a great healthcare team and everyone was so supportive." - Anastasia "The doctor gives students the opportunity to take the history and do physical examinations on the patient and present it to him. He always asks students on the differential diagnosis and assessment and plan for the patient." - Smit "The doctor made sure students have all opportunities to interact with patients and learn every aspect of primary care. His medical knowledge and bedside manner set great examples for students to learn." - Isabel "The doctor is a very kind and knowledgeable doctor. He requests us to give presentation and summary for each patient we have seen to enhance ourselves. He also gives timely feedback to the patient notes we have typed. In addition, he did not blame my weakness in English, instead he encouraged me to practice more with patients during the rotation there. I believe he is a very excellent teacher and doctor. PS - nurses there are also super nice and kind, and willing to teach students...Very grateful for the great experience there. - Xuesong "The most important positive point about the rotation was that there was total freedom in taking history, doing physical examination and even typing the patient notes. And the doctor and all the nurse practitioners were extremely helpful with respect to everything. I wish I would have done this rotation before going to Houston and my step 2 CS exam. - Harsh





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new york internal medicine #3

 

OUTPATIENT EXternship IN Internal medicine

Specialty: Internal Medicine

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 118

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Where will the rotation take place: This hands-on outpatient rotation will take place in New York City (Long Island). 

Hours: Monday - Wednesday 9 AM to 6 PM; Friday 9 AM to 3 PM (Thursday off)

What you will do: This is an outpatient experience during which you will be under the supervision of a well regarded physician educator who is board certified in Internal Medicine. As an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, he has been actively involved in the education of first- and second-year medical students. He enjoys teaching learners how to take complete/focused histories and exams, develop differential diagnoses, formulate treatment plans, and present cases. He holds staff appointments at North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and St. Francis Hospital. 

After a few days of observation, you will take on an increasing role in patient care (please note that this is not a shadowing observership; you will be actively involved in patient care). This includes the following:

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  • You will take patient histories.

  • You will perform physical exams under the physician's supervision.

  • You will present patients.

  • You will write or enter clinic progress notes.

  • You will have opportunities to research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • You may have opportunities to deliver talks or presentations about medical topics.

  • You will spend time with other healthcare professionals to understand their roles and responsibilities.

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 

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Please note that this will be a clinical experience.

Who should consider this rotation: International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking hands-on patient care experience in Internal Medicine; IMGs seeking careers in family medicine or internal medicine. 

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​Will a letter of recommendation be offered: Yes, assuming that the IMG meets the expectations of the rotation. Dr. Desai will provide the physician with guidelines which will improve the quality of the letter. In some cases, the preceptor may ask the rotator to write a letter of recommendation draft. 

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During the rotation: Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.

See Where Our Students Applying to Internal Medicine Have Received Interviews or Matched

Read Dr. Desai's Interview with Dr. Roy Ziegelstein (Vice Dean for Education at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Former Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center) about How to Match Successfully in Internal Medicine

NEW YORK INTERNAL MEDICINE #3

TESTIMONIALS


"The doctor is very knowledgeable, professional, and easy to work with. He is a caring person and has a great bedside manner. He reviewed our notes thoroughly and made sure the students understood the holistic approach when making the treatment plans. He has a great healthcare team and everyone was so supportive." - Anastasia "The doctor gives students the opportunity to take the history and do physical examinations on the patient and present it to him. He always asks students on the differential diagnosis and assessment and plan for the patient." - Smit "The doctor made sure students have all opportunities to interact with patients and learn every aspect of primary care. His medical knowledge and bedside manner set great examples for students to learn." - Isabel "The doctor is a very kind and knowledgeable doctor. He requests us to give presentation and summary for each patient we have seen to enhance ourselves. He also gives timely feedback to the patient notes we have typed. In addition, he did not blame my weakness in English, instead he encouraged me to practice more with patients during the rotation there. I believe he is a very excellent teacher and doctor. PS - nurses there are also super nice and kind, and willing to teach students...Very grateful for the great experience there. - Xuesong "The most important positive point about the rotation was that there was total freedom in taking history, doing physical examination and even typing the patient notes. And the doctor and all the nurse practitioners were extremely helpful with respect to everything. I wish I would have done this rotation before going to Houston and my step 2 CS exam. - Harsh





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new york internal medicine #4

 

OUTPATIENT EXternship IN Internal medicine

Specialty: Internal Medicine

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 125

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Where will the rotation take place: This hands-on outpatient rotation will take place in New York City (Manhattan). 

Hours: Monday 9 AM to 5 PM; Tuesday 9 AM to 2 PM; Wednesday - Friday 9 AM to 5 PM

What you will do: This is an outpatient experience during which you will be under the supervision of a board-certified internist. During this rotation, you will have opportunities to take part in the full spectrum of care given in general internal medicine. This will include visits for acute care, chronic disease, and preventive medicine, including annual exams, vaccinations, and screening for cancer. As an Associate Professor of Medicine at Touro University, he has been actively involved in the education of medical students and residents in the U.S., as well as international medical graduates. He holds staff appointments at Lenox Hill Hospital and New York-Presbyterian Queens Hospital. 

After a few days of observation, you will take on an increasing role in patient care (please note that this is not a shadowing observership; you will be actively involved in patient care). This includes the following:

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  • You will take patient histories.

  • You will perform physical exams under the physician's supervision.

  • You will present patients.

  • You will have opportunities to research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • You may have opportunities to deliver talks or presentations about medical topics.

  • You will spend time with other healthcare professionals to understand their roles and responsibilities.

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 

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Please note that this will be a clinical experience.

Who should consider this rotation: International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking hands-on patient care experience in Internal Medicine.

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​Will a letter of recommendation be offered: Yes, assuming that the IMG meets the expectations of the rotation. Dr. Desai will provide the physician with guidelines which will improve the quality of the letter. In some cases, the preceptor may ask the rotator to write a letter of recommendation draft. 

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During the rotation: Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.

See Where Our Students Applying to Internal Medicine Have Received Interviews or Matched

Read Dr. Desai's Interview with Dr. Roy Ziegelstein (Vice Dean for Education at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Former Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center) about How to Match Successfully in Internal Medicine

NEW YORK INTERNAL MEDICINE #4

TESTIMONIALS


"This rotation is perfect, totally meets my expectations...He is a very kind and knowledgeable teacher and physician. He taught me not only the medical knowledge, clinical skills but also the efficient interaction with patients. I learned a lot from him...This rotation will inspire me in the way to be a good physician...Highly recommend the rotation..." - Zhuo "The doctor is an intelligent internist from which you can learn a lot from. He asks students what they think about clinical cases and what they would do in these situations. He also makes you feel like you are a part of the clinic by asking you to take part in taking patient vitals and scheduling follow ups for the patients. He also asks students to prepare short presentations to improve learning. Students will get a feel for how a busy internal medicine clinic is run and will be exposed to a wide-variety of patients." - Kiran "The doctor is a well-versed primary care doctor that takes ample time to connect with every single patient. He’s very passionate about preventative medicine and incorporates that into his practice. He’s a great teacher as well. He truly cares about his patients and that was very apparent to me from day 1. I learned a lot observing and consulting with him." - Abdulla





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