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November 14th, 2017

Women in Medicine

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

Friday night marked the official kickoff event for the Women in Medicine group. The group was formed last year to serve as a support and mentorship program for women in medical school, residency, and fellowship. Our aim is to “empower women in medicine and advance women’s health, through mentorship, leadership development, advocacy and community outreach.” […]

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November 2nd, 2017

Another 100%…

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

…ABIM board pass rate, that is! I am pleased to announce that my residency class of 2017 has passed boards. Yes, these people are board certified in internal medicine now! In the chief’s office, we were hard at work studying on the weeks leading up to our exam. Our residency provides access to MKSAP and NEJM […]

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October 31st, 2017

So many weddings!

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

I don’t know if it’s something in the air or what but we have had a lot of weddings in our residency in the last few months. We wanted to do a little shout out to the happy couples, so here goes. Jithma Abeykoon is one of our most thoughtful and hard working PGY 3 residents. He […]

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October 18th, 2017

Fall means Fitness.

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

Well, I took a brief hiatus from blogging while I was off doing fellowship interviews for endocrinology. Two of my co-chiefs (Dan and Dagny) are applying for pulmonary/critical care fellowship, and Hannah is going to be working in General Internal Medicine next year. So, we’ve been operating with a bit of a skeleton crew in […]

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September 1st, 2017

A Little Guitar Makes a Big Splash

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

In the chief’s office, you never know what to expect when you open up your outlook inbox. Sometimes it is full of journal articles, questions about schedules/vacations, and invitations to numerous meetings. Sometimes it is an email about a project or a committee or a conference. Sometimes it is an SOS message from my mom […]

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August 1st, 2017

Welcome to the Internal Medicine Residency Blog!

By Chris A. Aakre, M.D. caaakre

Welcome to the Internal Medicine Residency Blog! Thank you for stopping by!  The purpose of this blog is to highlight: Resident scholarship and awards Important residency news and updates Social committee events Highlight teaching conferences Please e-mail the chiefs if you have any suggestions on content or on how to make the blog better! -IM […]

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July 11th, 2017

Intern Retreat

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

We had a day-long intern retreat to help the interns get to know each other. It included a morning of “intern trivia”, an epic rock-paper-scissors show down, and team building activities. One of these included building structures out of raw spaghetti and marshmallows. We discovered there are many architectural and structural experts in our new […]

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July 10th, 2017

Orientation Events

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

Our intern orientation was a successful. We spent 2 weeks training our new interns to use our computer system, pagers, etc. Of course, a large part of this training was also team bonding and getting to know our new recruits. It was a blast! Our first day was capped with a faculty/resident mixer on campus. […]

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June 19th, 2017

The new interns have arrived!

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

I met up with my fellow chiefs (Dagny, Hannah, and Dan) early this morning to greet the new interns. Full disclosure, Monday mornings are not necessarily our strong suit. Dan grabbed us all coffee at Caribou though so we had a strong start. We met about a third of the intern class, and we were as excited to […]

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July 2nd, 2015

2015 Intern Retreat!

By Chris Stephenson, M.D. crstephenson

We had a blast at the 2015 intern retreat! Food, fun, and stickers abounded. Here are a few action shots of the fun:      

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