The Department of Medicine has a
Research Division and a formal course in conducting clinical research
is provided to all residents. Every resident who completes the three
year program is required to participate in a research project.
Special instruction is provided by a unique method of conducting
Journal Club with analysis of not only the medical content of the work,
but with critical instruction in medical literature review following
evidence-based medicine principles.
All housestaff are instructed in computer literacy, and there is
computer access available to housestaff 24 hours a day. All internal
medicine residents have electronic access to the New York Medical
College electronic library, which includes many online journals.