The Chief Residents in the Department of Internal Medicine are integral to the success of the residency program. They assist the program director with administrative responsibilities. They serve as attending physicians on the inpatient services and in the clinics. They are also in the perfect position to help shape the future of the program with significant educational responsibilities involving medical students and residents. During their year on faculty, our chief residents develop a tremendous set of skills which undoubtedly contributes to their future success.