1400500929

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1400500929 is the ACGME ID for San Ysidro Health Program (internal medicine residency).

Address: 1601 Precision Park Lane San Diego, CA 92173

Program phone and email ID: 619) 662-4100 jromero(at)syhc.org

Program director: Jairo A. Romero, MD

Qualifications

ELIGIBILITY In addition to ACGME requirements, the following apply.

  • 1. Since pursuing a career in California is desired, no program shall admit a resident that the
  • California State Medical Board will not consider for a California license.
  • 2. Successful completion of any step of the USMLE or COMLEX in no more than 3 attempts per step
  • 3. An applicant must be able to carry out the duties as required of the residency program.
  • 4. An applicant must demonstrate the following English language proficiency to the
  • satisfaction of the Program Director:
  • a. Proficiency in reading and writing (printing) English text,
  • b. Proficiency in understanding spoken English on conversational and medical topics, and
  • c. Proficiency in speaking English on conversational and medical topics.
  • 5. The ability to reside continuously in the U.S. for the entire length of training.
  • 6. Other eligibility requirements may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • a. Application submitted only through the Electronic Resident Application System (ERAS).
  • b. A maximum length of time elapsed since completion of medical school training.
  • c. A maximum length of time elapsed since the practice of medicine as a physician.
  • d. A commitment to complete the entire residency/fellowship program.
  • e. A commitment to taking and passing the specialty boards.
  • f. A commitment to practice within the San Diego region
  • g. Fluency in language(s) spoken in the San Diego region

Selection criteria

  • 1. The program's written procedure will include the criteria and procedure used by the program
  • to select residents and the length of time the program keeps the applications on file.
  • 2. The selection process should include, at a minimum, a review of eligible applicants by a
  • program selection committee, individual interviews, and/or written interview evaluations.
  • 3. Commitment to pursue a career in the selected specialty within the San Diego region should
  • weigh heavily in the selection criteria.
  • 4. Commitment to working with underserved populations and senior populations
  • 5. Commitment to primary care
  • 6. Other criteria for selection may include, but is not limited to:
  • a. Performance on standardized medical knowledge tests
  • b. Overall academic performance in medical school
  • c. Demonstrated ability to choose goals and to complete the tasks necessary to achieve those
  • goals
  • d. Maturity and emotional stability
  • e. Honesty, integrity, and reliability
  • f. Lack of history of drug or alcohol abuse
  • g. Prior research and publication experience
  • h. Verbal and written communication skills (personal statement and interviews)
  • i. Letters of recommendation from faculty Dean's letter
  • k. Medical school transcript
  • 1. Summative evaluation from residency program or other evaluation informative of competency
  • m. A commitment to complete the entire training program
  • h. Fluency in languages spoken in the San Diego region

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Current residents

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Key people

Research coordinator

Visas sponsored

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

Secondary Hospital

Tertiary Hospital

Curriculum

PGY1

PGY2

PGY3

Other tracks

Electives

Fellowships

Gallery

Program website

Visa sponsorship

Also see

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