Chair's Message

Dr. Onckenís PictureWelcome to UConn Internal Medicine program! Thank you for visiting our site. Residency is an exciting time in a physicianís career and provides many opportunities to learn the fine art of medicine, make new friends, and grow both professionally and personally. We realize how important internal medicine residency programs are in determining each physicianís future direction. Consequently, we are committed to making our program a great experience for all our residents and to helping residents achieve their future goals--- whether itís in primary care, subspecialty training, research, or another avenue in medicine.

Our goal is to ensure that you have a foundation in the knowledge and practice of internal medicine that will serve you well throughout your career. Our residency programs in Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Osteopathy, and Preliminary Medicine offer an innovative curriculum, extensive experience with various electronic communications, and a broad range of elective offerings and focused training experiences, while emphasizing your personal growth and professional responsibilities. We will help you make informed choices about your career. We have skilled and dedicated clinician-teachers and mentors who will serve as role models for you, and dedicated staff who will guide you on your journey. We have state-of-the-art facilities, including a new hospital at UConn Health, so that you will have the opportunity to utilize the latest medical and information technologies. We provide care to a culturally diverse group of patients from all socioeconomic strata. We will help you to define your professional identity, and become a skilled clinician. Again, thank you for visiting our website. We look forward to hearing from you and hope that you come visit our program.