From the Director of Internal Medicine
Welcome to NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and congratulations on preparing to enter the next phase of your training — residency in Internal Medicine! At NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, we endeavor to provide you with all the support and tools you need to become a successful physician. Residency training, while challenging, is also sure to be one of the most enriching and rewarding times of your life.
It is important for residents to be part of a community of colleagues, faculty, and mentors all with a similar spirit of collegiality and desire to create a positive clinical learning environment. This collaborative approach allows us to achieve our goal of graduating a strong group of well-rounded physicians who will be successful in whatever career path they choose. It is also what makes our program stand out. In addition, our location in Flushing, Queens, within the most culturally and ethnically diverse county in the country, positions us to care for a patient population with varied backgrounds and clinical presentations. Each year we recruit an outstanding group of residents who also reflect the diversity around us to best serve our community. The NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Internal Medicine Residency is a family, one I count myself lucky to be a part of.
My approach to our trainees is “hands-on” and I enjoy teaching our residents in a variety of learning environments throughout the year including attending in the intensive care unit, teaching sessions in the simulation lab, and conducting morning report, among others.
Choosing a residency program is an important decision. I know that NewYork-Presbyterian Queens will provide you with exceptional clinical teaching in conjunction with fellowship opportunities, research opportunities, and career mentorship and support. I look forward to meeting with you to discuss our program further and answer your questions during this interview season.
Lourdes Sanso, MD
Residency Director, Internal Medicine
New York Presbyterian Queens
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care