internal medicine residency program in KC

Thank you for your interest in our Graduate Medical Education program. At HCA Midwest Health you will receive outstanding training from our newly accredited residency programs. We are focused on providing the best quality education with engaged core faculty, and a combination of inpatient and outpatient experiences.

Our program is enhanced by a training environment that includes exposure to Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, and Lee’s Summit Medical Center. Our program is dedicated to meeting the needs of the patient population we serve. Our mission and values reflect our tradition of delivering high-quality, cost effective care for our patients and our communities.

Our goals for our internal medicine residency program:

  • Attract the finest medical students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Provide and individualized learning plan that allow resident to graduate and enter practice as competent internists.
  • Provide an educational environment that exemplifies excellence.

Please note that we are entering the second year for our program and are still in the process of enhancing our resident curriculums and rotations to be the very best. Our facilities are also in the process of preparing for the growing number of residents. Therefore, we are not able to offer third year medical student rotations in the Internal Medicine program this academic year. We will be interviewing in the fall once ERAS applications become available.

We invite you to learn more about our program and look forward to having you on an interview visit.

Naresh Kodwani, MD
Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Contact us


HCA Internal Medicine Residency
12140 Nall Ave, #300, Overland Park, KS 66209
Phone: (913) 498-7004
Email: Carin Rowell-Boucher

Naresh Kodwani, MD – Program Director
Timothy Kamerzell, MD – Associate Program Director
Carin Rowell-Boucher – Residency Program Coordinator

Curriculum

Our internal medicine program provides comprehensive and balanced educational training to prepare residents to deliver modern, patient-centered primary care, hospital medicine, traditional internal medicine and board certification. For those physicians looking to pursue a specialty, our program serves as a strong foundation from which to grow.

One of the goals of our program is to impart the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to provide exceptional care in internal medicine. Residents will graduate with a clear understanding of the natural history of disease, the ability to select diagnostic tests appropriately and knowledge of best practices in providing cost-effective, evidence-based treatment.

Curriculum schedule and rotations

1st year curriculum includes:

  • 16 weeks internal medicine adult inpatient
  • 10 weeks continuity clinic and ambulatory sub-specialty clinics
  • 4 weeks ICU
  • 4 weeks Emergency Medicine
  • Electives include:
  • Gastroenterology
  • Pulmonology
  • Cardiology
  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Emergency Medicine

Conferences, Didactics, and Simulations:

Didactics/ Conference (Weekly protected time for residents) are conducted and attended by faculty and residents. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Journal Club
  • Simulation training
  • Board Review
  • Morbidity & Mortality Conference (M&M)
  • Lecture Presentations and Grand Rounds

Wellness & Well-Being

  1. Residents, fellows, and faculty will undergo an annual course in well-being to bring attention to burnout, depression, and substance abuse and the symptoms related to this.
  2. The meaningfulness in the experience of being a physician - including protection of time with patients, minimization of non-physician obligations, and promotion of progressive autonomy - are areas a program will focus on to protect the resident and fellow working environment.
  3. Access to behavioral health is available through the HCA Employee Assistance Program (EAP) on a 24-hour basis.
  4. Residents have the opportunity, after consulting with their program director, to attend medical, mental health, and dental care appointments during work hours. It is also understood that there are circumstances in which residents may be unable to attend work, including but not limited to fatigue, illness and family emergencies without fear of negative consequences. The resident or fellow must still communicate timely with their program director if they will not be able to report to work.
  5. Wellness committee
  6. Annual Resident Retreat

Fatigue Mitigation

  • Adequate sleep facilities are provided to residents and fellows as needed and transportation for residents or fellows too fatigued to return home will be provided. Education regarding fatigue and the signs of fatigue will be provided for awareness and proper management.
  • During orientation, each resident and fellow will complete the Sleep, Alertness and Fatigue Education in Residency “SAFER” course.

Counseling & Support Services

  • Access to behavioral health is available through the HCA Employee Assistance Program (EAP) on a 24-hour basis.

Salary and benefits

  • PGY 1: 55,078
  • PGY 2: 56,701
  • PGY 3: 58,510