Social Events

U-M Internal Medicine residency annual intern picnic

While the residency program leadership team hosts a few events each year, the residents coordinate many outings outside of work. Below is a list of outings and events the residents often enjoy throughout the year.

July

  • Intern welcome picnic at Dr. John Del Valle's house
  • Small group dinners at residents' homes for new interns
  • Chiefs' monthly happy hours 
  • Ann Arbor Summer Fest 
  • Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair

August

  • Football season begins with weekly ticket giveaways. Great way to cheer on the Maize & Blue!

October

  • Interview season begins with dinners twice weekly
  • Detroit Free Press Marathon/Half-Marathon

November

  • Ann Arbor Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

December

  • Internal Medicine Holiday Party
  • Fellowship Match Day

January

  • Intern Whirlyball Retreat

February

  • Interview season ends, but Chiefs' Monthly returns

June

  • Internal Medicine graduation & senior skip day
  • Annual Internal Medicine Department dinner (aka "The Prom")
  • Intern Retreat up north
  • Ann Arbor Restaurant Week