Kendall Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce that on January 30th, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) granted initial approval to begin the hospital’s first residency training program for Internal Medicine. This is Kendall Regional’s second residency program, as it received approval for a General Surgery Residency last November.
The Internal Medicine Residency program will begin training residents in July 2014 and will open an initial 10 internal medicine training positions for 1st year candidates. Internal Medicine Residency requires 3-years of training and a total of 30 residents are planned for the program. The Internal Medicine Residency will be led by Himangi Kaushal, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Kendall Regional Medical Center received initial institutional approval by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education on July 1, 2013. Institutional accreditation allows Kendall Regional Medical Center to establish residencies and fellowship programs in a variety of specialties. “I am proud that we now have two residency programs set to start in July of this year, as our team of physicians and staff have worked hard to make this a reality”, said Scott A. Cihak, CEO of Kendall Regional Medical Center.
About Kendall Regional Medical Center
Kendall Regional Medical Center is a 417-bed, full-service hospital providing the residents of Miami-Dade County with 24-hour comprehensive medical, trauma, surgical, behavioral health and diagnostic services, along with a wide range of patient and community services. Kendall Regional Medical Center has been honored by being nationally recognized with many prestigious awards and accolades, including:
- Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals
- HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital (Top 5%) for Clinical Excellence
- The Joint Commission certification as a Primary Stroke Center
- Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI
- Recognized by US News and World Report for receiving The American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold award
- Recognized by the Joint Commission as a “Top Performer” on key quality measures.
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