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Prospective Residents

Welcome to Scott and White Internal Medicine Residency (a “hidden gem” located in Temple, TX), and we are glad you are interested in our program.

Quick Overview:

                • Operate on a 4+1 schedule allowing protected time for clinic patient care
                • Shift work scheduling with dedicated night float coverage and thus there no “home call”
                • Board pass rate over the last 3 years – 97%
                • Fellowship match 2019: Cardiology 3,  Gastroenterology 3 , Heme/Onc 2 , Geriatrics 1, Infectious Disease 1, Palliative 1, Pulm Crit Care 2
                • Our Residents are active in research and QI projects
                • To learn more about benefits, please visit the GME page
                • In-house moonlighting opportunities as PGY-2 & PGY-3
                • Opportunities to get involved with hospital, local, state, and national committees
                • Implementing new Lifestyle Medicine curriculum with goal for interested residents to sit for ACLM boards
                • Expanding training for POCUS and have access to ultrasound training with Sono-Sim at our VA facility
                • Food/coffee at most educational conferences
                • Follow us at #bswimr
                • Wards schedules:
                  VA
                  3 teams (1 upper level, 2-3 interns, medical students, pharmacy students, VA Hospitalist / Chief Resident attending)
                  Cap of 16, usual census 12-16
                  5 admissions per 24 hour period
                  Night team can distribute up to 2 patients to each team overnight, counts into the 24 hour 5 patient limit
                  On weekends/holidays, 1/3 teams will be “off call” and not take admissions, and can go home at noon
                  Scott & White
                  4 teams with different structures
                  A&B Teams with 1 upper level, 2-3 interns, medical students, PD / APD / Chief Resident or CDM attendings
                  C Team with 1 upper level and 1 hospitalist attending
                  D Team with 1 upper level, 2-3 interns, medical students, and hospitalist attendings
                  Cap on A, B, & D teams are 14, cap on C team is 10
                  A, B, & C Team have all patients assigned to 7 North
                  Admissions assigned to teams on rolling basis to keep teams at cap
                  D Team patients spread throughout the hospital, but still has rolling admissions
                  Admissions to 7 North from 5pm – 12am are done by the night float team (PGY-3 and intern)
                  Admissions to 7 North from 12am – 7am and to D team overnight are done by the hospitalists

Fellowships Offered:

Cardiology
Interventional Cardiology
Endocrinology
Gastroenterology
Hematology/Oncology
Infectious Disease
Nephrology
Pulmonology/Critical Care

Things to Do in Temple:

RECURRING EVENTS
Temple Community Calendar
Fridays in the Summer – Hot Summer Nights
May, June, July – Movies in the Park
Tuesdays & Thursdays – Temple Farmers Market

Pub Trivia Nights at various locations

MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
Schoepf’s BBQ – Summer Concert Series
Johnny’s Outback – Concert Series
Obrien’s Irish Pub – Concerts & Events
Austin City Limits Live – Event Calendar
Austin City Limits – Music Festival 
South by Southwest – SXSW
RECREATION
Upcoming Temple Races
Lions Junction Family Water Park
Athletic Fields
Temple Athletic Leagues
Temple Parks & Trails
Temple Parks & Recreation
Lake Belton Activities

PD welcome letter:

Coming soon!

Facilities:

  • Scott and White Hospital
  • Temple VA Hospital
  • CDM clinic