Primary Care & Social Internal Medicine Residency

Graduates and Testimonials

"I have learned that despite the challenges of providing quality health care to low-income and marginalized populations, this work can be extremely rewarding and meaningful."

—Oni Blackstock, Class of 2008
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar, Yale University
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residency Graduates 

Graduates of our program are leaders in public health, research, education and clinical care at local, national and international levels.

Recent graduates have gone on to the following positions:

  • The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars programs at Yale and UCLA
  • General Internal Medicine Fellowships at Harvard, University of California at San Francisco, Boston University and New York University
  • The HIV Clinical Scholars Program at Columbia
  • "After my three years here I intend to work in the developing world. I don’t think I could have asked for better preparation than the kind of education that I have received here!"

    —Michael Reid, Class of 2009
    Lead Physician, Global Health Programs, University of Pennsylvania

  • The Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania
  • White House Fellowship with President Obama
  • Fellowships in Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine, Medical Education, Adolescent Medicine at multiple institutions
  • Clinician Educator positions
  • Clinician Administrator positions
  • Clinical positions within the community (e.g., UNITE in New York City)

"The program at Montefiore provides community-oriented medical care to one of the areas that needs it the most: the South Bronx. Serving this area gives me a great feeling of satisfaction. "

—Amit Shah, Class of 2009
Fellow in Preventive Cardiology, Emory University

Other graduates hold the following positions:

  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Montefiore Medical Center
  • Director, Division of TB Elimination, Centers for Disease Control
  • Medical Director, Bronx District Public Health Office, New York City, Department of Health
  • Professional Staff Member, Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives
  • Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for Health Services, Housing Works, New York City
  • Deputy Director, Children’s Environmental Health Center, Professor of Preventative Medicine, University of Southern California
  • Medical Director, Division of Substance Abuse, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Deputy Medical Director, Correctional Health Services, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Medical Director, CICERO Program (HIV Services), Montefiore Medical Center
  • Associate Medical Director, UNITE Health Care, New York, NY
  • Medical Director (former), Callen-Lorde, Center for Gay and Lesbian Health, New York, NY
  • Medical Director, Citwide Harm Reduction, Bronx, New York
  • Program Officer, International Center for AIDS Prevention and Treatment, Mailman School of Public Health
  • Clinician, Doctors Without Borders
  • Clinician, World Health Organization
  • Residency Program Directors (multiple institutions)
  • Clinician-Investigators in General Medicine (multiple institutions)
  • Clinician-Educators and Investigators in General Internal Medicine (multiple institutions including Columbia University, Einstein/Montefiore, Emory University, George Washington University, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York University, Oregon Health Sciences, Stanford University, and Yale University)
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