Welcome

Welcome

I am very pleased to welcome you to the NYC Health & Hospitals at Lincoln - Transitional Year Residency Program website. At Lincoln, we strive to offer you an excellent and rewarding educational experience.


Lincoln Transitional Year Program is an ACGME accredited, innovative residency training program (PGY-1). It provides fundamental clinical skills, didactic training and close mentorship to prepare trainees for career choices in specialty training, public health or military service.


During the comprehensive 12-month program, trainees rotate through Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Surgery & Sub-specialties in an adequately supervised and scholarly environment.


I look forward to further discussing your interest in our Transitional Year Residency Program.


Dr. Usha Venugopal, MD

Transitional Year - Program Director

About Lincoln

About Lincoln Medical

Lincoln Medical Center, founded in 1839, is one of New York City’s premier acute care hospitals located in Downtown Bronx.

Lincoln Medical Center is a full service acute care hospital and one of the Premier Trauma Centers in the country. The hospital offers comprehensive primary, secondary, preventive and specialty care services. Our Level 1 Trauma Center is the busiest in the northeast region and the third busiest in the country. The Hospital is staffed by a team of more than 300 physicians and has an inpatient capacity of 362 beds, including 20 neonatal intensive care beds, 10 surgical intensive care beds, 8 pediatric intensive care beds, 7 coronary care beds, and an expanded 11 station renal dialysis unit.

Resident's Life

About Lincoln Medical

Transitional Year  residents are exposed to a wide variety of medical problems in a complex population, offering constant challenges and learning opportunities.


Additional to the required rotations, TY residents enjoy SimLab (Simulation lab center) training, Joint IM/TY Journal Clubs, TY Educational Lectures, Residents' Research Day, QI Symposium, IM & Surgery Grand Rounds, and Core rotations conferences and didactics.


Transitional Year Program sponsors residents wellness events throughout the year. Noteworthy are: 

  • Annual wellness day – September/October
  • Holiday's Party – December
  • End of Year party - May
  • Graduation day - June


Every day with team mates and co-residents!


Lincoln Medical Center is a full service acute care hospital and one of the Premier Trauma Centers in the country. The hospital offers comprehensive primary, secondary, preventive and specialty care services. Our Level 1 Trauma Center is the busiest in the northeast region and the third busiest in the country. The Hospital is staffed by a team of more than 300 physicians and has an inpatient capacity of 362 beds, including 20 neonatal intensive care beds, 10 surgical intensive care beds, 8 pediatric intensive care beds, 7 coronary care beds, and an expanded 11 station renal dialysis unit.

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