Based at Intermountain Medical Center, the Transitional Year Residency program offers all the opportunities of a major academic center – robust medical research, Level 1 trauma care, multiple transplant services, full-spectrum tertiary care – all in the setting of a collegial, highly efficient private hospital.

World Class Experience

Intermountain Healthcare is Utah’s largest health care system. Intermountain Medical Center is the system’s flagship hospital, a state-of-the-art tertiary care and Level 1 Trauma center. The medical campus boasts the state’s busiest Emergency Department, which has over 80,000 patient visits per year, multiple specialty intensive-care units, and a full complement of ambulatory clinics. Intermountain is an award winning, international leader in providing high-quality, cost effective medical care and integrating information technology into patient care. Our transitional year residents are central to delivering this cutting-edge care that characterizes the Intermountain Healthcare system.


The Transitional Year Residency was founded in 1983 and has full accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Program Affiliation

The Transitional Year Residency has sponsor affiliation with the internal medicine and surgery residencies at the University of Utah School of Medicine. In addition to the three months of elective time, the year consists of rotations in internal medicine, surgery, intensive care, emergency medicine, and ambulatory medicine.