VA General Internal Medicine Clinic

The VA continuity clinic offers residents the opportunity to see veterans with a broad array of diseases including diabetes mellitus, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, coronary artery disease, chronic renal insufficiency and dyslipidemias. Residents will become comfortable caring for patients with multiple diseases and co-morbid conditions as well as in preventive health measures. The VA clinic features a fully computerized chart with the ability to view radiology imaging, EKGs and clinical pictures, and with links to a variety of on-line references. Each clinic session, residents attend a pre-clinic conference that is based on a comprehensive three year curriculum encompassing the common medical issues encountered in primary care. In order to gain experience caring for a diverse patient population, residents with VA clinic provide primary care and maintain a panel of patients in both the VA Womenís Clinic and the VA Primary Care Clinic.