Welcome to the
Internal Medicine Residency Program

Welcome to the Internal Medicine Residency Program at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. We are a university-based program located in the beautiful Tampa Bay area.

Our mission is to develop our residents into physician-leaders who have a strong foundation in patient care and medical knowledge but are also skilled in teaching, scholarly activity, leadership, and quality improvement. We achieve this mission by providing diverse patient care environments and ensuring exposure to diverse pathology.

Our residents train at Tampa General Hospital, a tertiary referral center; Moffitt Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute designated hospital; and James A. Haley Veterans Hospital. Tampa General Hospital was recently ranked by US News and World Report in the top 50 nationally in 6 medical specialties and number 1 in the Tampa Bay area. In addition to our great training facilities, we provide curriculum on the business of medicine, leadership, teaching, and quality improvement. Our residents will be adept physicians who provide high-value care, become self-learners, and become leaders in their chosen practice community.

Because our success is based on our residents’ success, our program has a resident-centered philosophy. Our residency is for our residents. The relationship between the administration, faculty, and residents is supportive. We understand and know our residents personally to help them become successful in their learning and career pathway. The residents also play an integral role in providing the program feedback on improvement. Our best improvements have come from resident feedback. I would encourage you to check out our resident testimonial videos to learn firsthand how our residents view the program.

Thank you for taking the time to review our program. If you are looking for a supportive program committed to your success, we welcome your application.

Cuc Mai, MD, FACP

Cuc Mai, MD, FACP

Associate Professor & Assistant Dean
Program Director
Internal Medicine
Morsani College of Medicine

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Internal Medicine Residency Why USF Health?
Internal Medicine Residency

Why Match at USF?

We have all internal medicine subspecialty fellowships and approachable fellowship directors.
We have top researchers, attendance at national conferences, and have multiple opportunities for presentations.
Tampa General, our affiliate institution which is staffed by USF attendings, is ranked nationally by US News & World Report in Cardiology, GI, Nephrology, & Pulmonary.
We have the best board review: daily, monthly and at the end of the year.
We have an open-minded, accessible program director, accommodating staff and a flexible schedule set around your Dream Sheet.
We have diversity in our patient population and within our own program among the residents and faculty.
We are a unified, cohesive program with a great team atmosphere among attendings, fellows, residents, interns, and all ancillary staff at all hospitals.
Our attendings are exceptional and dedicate themselves to teaching. We have over 40 listed as Best Doctors and for 14 of the last 15 years we have been recognized as the best teaching department in the College of Medicine.
We work at three very different settings: a top Florida tertiary care center, a National Comprehensive Cancer Center and one of the largest VA Hospitals in the country. Tampa General ranks among the top 5 in the nation on the acuity of care index. Moffit Cancer Center is one of 25 national cancer institutes in the country and the James A. Haley VA Hospital is one of the 3 busiest in the nation.
We are located in Florida, the "Sunshine State", on the water and near the beach! Florida is the 3rd most populace state in the U.S. and one of the fastest growing.

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