Transitional Year

Official Transitional Year Website

Program Director: Usha Venugopal, MD

Dr. Usha Venugopal is the Program Director for Transitional Year Residency. She graduated from Coimbatore Medical College in India and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Lincoln Medical Center in 2008. She joined the hospitalist division at Lincoln Medical Center in 2008 and has since worked as an academic hospitalist. She served as an Associate program director for the Internal Medicine Program from 2013-2017. She has worked on Quality improvement projects in the department of medicine and is actively involved in resident-led Quality improvement projects. She is the co-chair of the Facility based collaboration council at Lincoln Medical Center working with leadership at the System-Wide Health and Hospitals level and locally at Lincoln Medical Center for implementation of Quality improvement projects aimed to improve the patient and physician satisfaction.