Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences offers a 12-month postgraduate Hospital Internal Medicine Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida.
The program trains highly qualified graduate physician assistants (PAs) and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) to become holistic, compassionate, and skilled hospital-based providers.
Our curriculum contains comprehensive didactic instruction, multifaceted simulation, and direct patient care experiences, in addition to opportunities for research and scholarship. All of this is designed to ensure you will experience and learn the core principles of practice at Mayo Clinic — quality patient care, education, and research.
This postgraduate hospital internal medicine experience will allow for significant career advancement by the time of graduation. With the advanced training and skills obtained from completion of this program, not only will you have a heads up in the job market compared to your peers, you will also have the tools to be a leader and innovator in the world of hospital medicine.
Completion and certification
After successfully completing this fellowship, you will receive a certificate of completion from Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, part of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. This certificate specifically states that the graduate fellow has received postgraduate training in the field of hospital internal medicine.
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Our fellowship in hospital internal medicine enables you to:
- Acquire a deep and broad knowledge base of the common disease processes for which patients are hospitalized, understand the pathophysiology, present various clinical presentations, and disease prognosis
- Develop a diverse differential diagnosis and respective diagnostic and treatment plan based upon the patient's presenting symptoms along with evidence-based and cost-effective medical care
- Identify logistical and systematic measures within the institution to uphold the highest quality patient care while improving patient outcomes, such as length of stay in the hospital and patient safety
- Manage patients effectively throughout the whole hospital stay, including admission, daily rounds and continuing evaluation, and dismissal, while remaining cognizant of the patient's emotional, physical, and spiritual needs
- Develop keen verbal skills to effectively communicate with colleagues, physicians, patients, and ancillary staff to ultimately become a key part of the inpatient health care delivery team
- Learn practice management, including strategies in training students and other learners