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 Medical Center is Intermountain Healthcare's flagship hospital and a state-of-the-art tertiary care and Level 1 Trauma center. The medical campus includes an Emergency Department that experiences over 80,000 patient visits with a high level of acuity, staffed by full-time emergency medicine attending physicians.

An international leader in providing high-quality healthcare at low cost and in fully integrating information technology into patient care, Intermountain Healthcare has been the focus of national recognition as a model healthcare system. The transitional year resident is central to the delivery of the cutting-edge care that characterizes the Intermountain health 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.