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Internal Medicine Residency Program: SSM Health St. Mary's - St. Louis

Physicians play a vital role in communities across the United States and around the world. A major part of their education and training comes from experience learned through their residency. SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital - St. Louis is proud to offer an Internal Medicine Residency Program, which is approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Our program recruits top doctors from places near and far. Upon completion of this residency, our graduates remain on staff, return after additional fellowships with other esteemed institutions, or move into leading roles in the medical community.

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Internal Medicine Clinic


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A Welcome Message from the Program Director:

Welcome to SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program!

“Through a commitment to excellence, continuous improvement and individual growth, we are educating physician leaders of tomorrow.”

Since 1964, SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital – St. Louis has served the needs of its surrounding communities by training residents in becoming thoughtful, dedicated, patient-centered and holistic Internal Medicine physicians. Our program offers premium educational experiences in an environment that promotes and fosters health of body, mind and spirit.

Dedicated teaching faculty, as well as supportive medical, nursing and administrative leadership will guide you on your journey to becoming an exceptional internist. As an institution, we will provide an environment of lifelong learning that promotes individualized, safe and high-quality care to the ones in need: our patients. As teaching faculty, we will mentor you in order to provide all tools necessary for your growth and goal achievement. As Program Director, I will be attentive to you, your development and your well-being.

Please, step into our world…

Alex Lacasse, MD FACP MSc
Program Director

Contact Us:

Department of Internal Medicine
6420 Clayton Road
St. Louis, MO 63117

Christine Neal
IM Residency Program Manager

Alex Lacasse, MD
Program Director, IM Residency
Chair, IM Department

Phone: 314-768-8778
Fax: 314-768-7101

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