Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Medicine

Internal Medicine Residency

The three-year, fully-accredited, internal medicine residency program within the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine provides doctors with the environment and skills to excel in patient care, research and leadership roles. Innovation, enthusiasm and collegiality are what really make our program stand out. Find out more by reading messages from our program's leaders.

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About the Residency

Get to know the people and events related to the program and apply.


Get a detailed overview of our program and curriculum.

Physician-Scientist Training Program

Learn about our program to prepare individuals for careers in biomedical research.

Connect with Us

Aashish K. Didwania, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Program Director - Internal Medicine Residency
Vice Chair - Education

Graduate Education

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Kimberly Dow

Administrative Manager

Graduate Education

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Socorro Esparza

Administrative Assistant II

Graduate Education

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McGaw Medical Center

McGaw Medical Center for Northwestern University is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation that sponsors, administers and supports graduate medical education. It is the administrative link to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the hospitals that make up the training consortium. For more information on resident policies, procedures, benefits and more, go to the McGaw website.

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Diversity and Inclusion

The department works toward an environment of inclusion and support through the Diversity and Cultural Affairs Council and through several dedicated events and initiatives.

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Housestaff Research Portal

Graduate Research Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

Visit the Housestaff Research Portal

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