Holistic Review


Holistic Review – The Internal Medicine Residency program has been a pioneer in the use of holistic review in graduate medical education recruitment. Holistic review seeks to provide balanced consideration to applicants’ experiences and attributes that are aligned with our institutional mission in addition to academic metrics. By expanding the lens through which we consider applicants to the IM residency program, we have achieved measurable increase in the number of matriculants who are underrepresented in medicine (Aibana et al. Acad Med 2019 Aug;94(8):1137-1141. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002779