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Distinction Pathways

The Yale Department of Internal Medicine debuted the Distinction Pathways in 2016. Our Yale residents are skilled clinicians with passions and talents in many extracurricular areas as well. The Distinction Pathways were created to foster resident interest and development in medical education (Clinician Educator Distinction), global health (Global Health & Equity Distinction), research (Investigation Distinction), and quality improvement (Quality Improvement, Patient Safety & Leadership Distinction). Each distinction is marked by a rigorous and comprehensive curriculum to ensure a robust training experience. Residents interested in pursuing a distinction are encouraged to apply in the fall of their PGY-2 year.