IM Prelim

The inpatient hospitalist service at Medical City Weatherford allows for exposure to a board spectrum of pathology among hospitalized patients. Interns will work alongside Residents as well as third and fourth year Medical Students. Hospitalist attending physicians are responsible for overall supervision of patient care and teaching. Rounds are conducted daily. Shifts are 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. on assigned nights.
Number of approved spots: 12

IM Prelim curriculum:

  • General Internal Medicine (Wards) - 3 months
  • Emergency Medicine - 1 month
  • Elective - 3 months

Elective* - choices include, but are not limited to:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology
  • Others available upon request

Other Core Rotations

PM&R Track:

  • Ortho/Sports Medicine
  • Pain Management
  • Geriatrics
  • Surgery
  • Radiology

Radiology Track:

  • IM Procedures
  • Anesthesia
  • Ortho/Sports Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Critical Care

Dermatology Track:

  • Wound Care
  • Geriatrics
  • Ambulatory Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
  • General Dermatology


  • Critical Care - 2 months
  • Cardiology
  • Anesthesia
  • Emergency Medicine

* IM Prelim Interns are allowed only one away rotation for the academic year.


Residents in ACGME accredited programs have many of the same benefits as regular HCA employees. However, there are differences in the retirement plans and the leave policy for residents.

Medical City Weatherford provides a comprehensive list of personal benefits. The most current plans and enrollment and renewal information may be found at

Benefits include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 401k plan
  • Basic health insurance
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Options for dependent health, dental and life insurance
  • (2) personalized lab coats are provided at the beginning of each contract year
  • Annual meal stipend
  • Work phone and laptop at the beginning of your training
  • MKSAP provided to all PGY1
  • Up to 20 business days (Monday-Friday) of holiday, vacation, professional, sick, or other leave is provided as paid time off (PTO)
  • Dedicated education and research center
  • 8,500 square feet includes computer lab, house staff library, and stocked dining area
  • On-site call room with stocked kitchen, separate male and female sleep rooms by program, private individual showers, 2 computer stations 2 computers in each all supplies
  • Day care and flexible spending account
  • Complimentary parking
  • ACLS and BLS renewal


Position Salary* On-Call Meals* Total
PGY1 $52,934 $950 $53,884

*These amounts are subject to taxation.