Interviews

Interviews

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Interviews are required for our 16 categorical internal medicine and our 6 preliminary medicine positions. Interviews typically begin in late October and conclude by late December. We host up to 10 applicants per day.

On the evening before the interview day residents host applicants and their guests for an informal dinner. This is a great opportunity to learn more about our program, Roanoke, Va., and potential future colleagues. Please contact Nancy James, Internal Medicine Residency Program Administrator, if you wish to attend the informal dinner (ngjames@carilionclinic.org).

Interview Day Instructions

Please arrive in the lobby at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital no later than 7:15 a.m. on the day of the interview. A resident will meet applicants and escort them to the Internal Medicine Morning Report Conference (7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.). Following report there will then be a group overview of our program with the Program Director, followed by individual interviews with two members of the faculty.

We will then provide a tour of the hospital, an informal lunch with a few residents, and conclude with, a brief individual exit interview with the Program Director. The interview day will end by approximately 2 p.m. In addition, visits can be arranged to the Carilion Clinic Internal Medicine Crystal Spring facility (a continuity clinic site) and/or a trip to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salem, VA.

Attending Hospital Rounds

Applicants wishing to attend hospital rounds on the morning following interview day should make arrangements to stay in Roanoke for another night. Please contact Nancy James if you wish to attend hospital rounds.

Hotels

Carilion has procured a significant discount for prospective Internal Medicine residents at several local hotels. When making your reservation, please inquire about the Carilion Resident discount rate. Applicants most often stay at:

Cambria Suites
301 Reserve Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016
540-400-6279
(price range - $90.00 - $100.00)
Cambria Suites is located within walking distance of hospital and they provide airport transports and transportation to the hospital upon request.

Holiday Inn Tanglewood
4468 Starkey Road
Roanoke, VA 24018
540-774-4400
(price range - $90.00 - $100.00)
Holiday Inn Tanglewood is located 3.5 miles from the hospital.