The final year of the program is designed for the pursuit of special interests. This unique year of training, essentially composed of elective opportunities and rotations, enables residents to engage in a multitude of exciting clinical, teaching and research experiences that will further prepare for the transition to practice, postgraduate fellowships or academia. The chief residency experienc. Available to selected PGY 4 residents, promotes enhanced development of clinical, teaching, administrative, and leadership skills. Chief residency options include service on inpatient, outpatient, emergency, or psychosomatic medicine units. Several opportunities are available for those who wish to advance their knowledge and skills as a medical educator.