Internal Medicine Residency
Vivek Kak, MD
Program Director of Internal Medicine
The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Allegiance Health was recently accredited by the ACGME and will have its first class of residents starting July of 2015.
Allegiance Health is a community-owned and locally-governed health system located in Jackson, Mich., and is currently negotiating an affiliation agreement with the University of Michigan Health System. Allegiance Health supports a 480-bed system with more than 400 physicians and 3,700 staff members that is the only hospital within Jackson County.
Hospital services include a new cancer center; a new specialized cardiac unit; medical surgical services; orthopedic & joint replacement; obstetrics & gynecology; a special care nursery; pediatrics; spine, stroke, & neurology; prevention & community health; and behavioral health services. Each year the health system admits more than 20,000 patients to its acute care hospital, admits more than 350 patients to its long-term acute care hospital, and serves more than 100,000 patients through its emergency care facility.
Residency Program Features
- New, dynamic program with younger leadership
- Didactic sessions provided by physicians
- County-wide Integrated Electronic Medical Records
We will be participating in match and all applications will be accepted through ERAS any time after September 15. Please note that the majority of Internal Medicine interviews are conducted from November through January.
If selected for an interview, you will be contacted personally by phone, or through the ERAS processing system. In some cases, to accommodate travel schedules, interviews may be arranged before all letters of recommendation are received. However, only completed applications will receive final consideration. See our interview schedule.