"I was drawn to Montefiore because of its mission to serve the underserved and its philosophy of social justice. I was impressed by how this culture permeated throughout the program, as well as by the commitment the program showed to its residents." more
-Viraj Patel, MD
Program Graduate and Core Faculty
The Einstein-Montefiore Primary Care and Social Internal Medicine program prepares general internists to provide care for underserved populations. Our dedicated, energetic, passionate residents bring diverse backgrounds, professional and personal interests, and experiences, and go on to pursue careers as leading primary care clinicians, medical educators, program administrators, researchers, and advocates. (Program Graduates)
Our innovative, patient-based, learner-centered program provides comprehensive inpatient and ambulatory medicine training, with focused experience in psychosocial medicine, clinical epidemiology and reasoning, community-oriented primary care, global health, and specialty clinics for patients with inadequate access to care (i.e. new immigrants, recently incarcerated persons, and refugees).
"Monte is a place that will change anyone for the better."
—Ross MacDonald, MD, Program Graduate
Medical Director, Correctional Health Services, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
General medicine rotations, outpatient and inpatient training, community medicine projects, and global health training.
A summary of the rotations in each of the three training years.
Patient Population and the Community Health Center
The ambulatory training experience is centered at the Comprehensive Health Care Center (CHCC) located in the South Bronx.
Faculty members are among the core teachers in the Department of Medicine. All have developed careers in medical education and are dedicated to underserved communities.
The Primary Care/Social Internal Medicine Program is a fusion of general internal medicine and social medicine, with one curriculum, ambulatory site, leadership, and faculty. The program is highly respected and well integrated with Montefiore's categorical Internal Medicine program.
"The community-centered programs that the attendings and house staff run, the pro-active leadership training given, and the research guidance are huge bonuses."
—Amit Shah, MD, Program Graduate
Fellow in Preventive Cardiology, Emory University
Why Choose Einstein-Montefiore?
Primary Care/Social Medicine Graduates
Positions held by program graduates.
Salary and Benefits
Salary scale by year, housing, insurance, vacation and sick leave, and other benefits.
Living in the Bronx
Housing opportunities and resident life in the Bronx.
A selection of our current Categorical and PC/SM residents' backgrounds and interests.
Admission & Application
Information about program eligibility, deadlines, application materials, interviews.
Program administrators, mailing address, phone numbers, and email.