The NYMC residency program places a strong emphasis on academic activities with a mandatory dedicated weekly didactic program for all residents on Friday morning (7.30am- 12pm). This includes lively weekly presentation of interesting cases seen during the past week, reviewing OKAP/ Board questions and dedicated lectures by faculty based on the basic and clinical science course series.
The residents also participate in 6-7 journal clubs during the academic year, presenting the most relevant articles to enhance the evidence based medical practice having a lively discussion with the faculty.
Each second Monday of the month, there is Grand Rounds, with a case presentation by the residents to a visiting professor followed by a lecture with opportunity for the residents to interact with the speaker.
The residents also have a bi annual Mock Oral examination simulating the ABO examination which helps in preparation for the orals.