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MSM Congratulates Dr. Chinedu Ivonye, Winner of the 2023 Georgia American College of Physicians Laureate Award

Morehouse School of Medicine is proud to announce that Chinedu Ivonye, MD, FACP, has won the 2023 Georgia American College of Physicians Laureate Award, the organization's highest honor. Dr. Ivonye serves as MSM Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education, Professor of Medicine, and Designated Institutional Official for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). He will receive the award during the chapter's Annual Scientific Meeting, October 6-8 in Savannah, Georgia.

The Laureate Award honors those Fellows and Masters of the American College of Physicians who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, or research and in service to their community, their Chapter, and the American College of Physicians.

About the Department of Graduate Medical Education

You’re the kind of person who wants to be on the forefront of solving the most critical healthcare challenges facing our nation and the world. You’re eager to learn how to make that happen for those who are underserved. If that is you, Morehouse School of Medicine welcomes you to a place where talented students discover the best in themselves and grow into the exceptional physician they dream of becoming.

Read a Message from our Associate Dean and DIO Read a Message from our Dean


Chinedu Ivonye, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine

Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education

ACGME Designated Institutional Official (DIO)


Residency Programs

Family Medicine
Family Medicine residents receive training in healthcare leadership, care coordination, community engagement, population health, practice-based research, and integrative medicine including acupuncture.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Residents are trained in a full spectrum of women's health issues including diagnosis of sexually transmitted diseases, adolescent counseling, family planning, high risk pregnancy management, ultrasonography, infertility, mammography, hormone replacement therapy, incontinence, pelvic-floor disorders and cancers of the female reproductive system.
The Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences program provides a comprehensive clinical psychiatric training experience with an emphasis on the biopsychosocial model, community psychiatry, service to underserved populations, and scholarly activities.
The Department of Surgery is on a mission to train excellent surgeons who are committed to providing high quality compassionate care for all patients.
Internal Medicine
The Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) of Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) provides clinical care and teaching for both in-patient and outpatient settings at Grady Memorial Hospital, one of the largest and oldest Level I trauma referral, safety net hospitals in the United States.
Morehouse’s Pediatric Residency Program is a small program but we are located in a large city. The personal engagement that a small program offers along with the patient volumes and complexities of a larger city program make Morehouse an ideal training program for many.
Public Health and Preventive Medicine
The program offers experienced faculty, a rigorous curriculum and a supportive environment in a dynamic, metropolitan city. We look forward to meeting you to discuss training opportunities.
This program is designed to increase diversity in the workforce and increase healthcare access and equity, while providing excellent neurological care for ALL. We look forward to meeting you to discuss training opportunities.

Fellowship Programs

Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular disease specialists treat patients who have serious acute and chronic cardiovascular conditions, including coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmia, “heart attacks” and congenital heart disease.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
The Morehouse School of Medicine Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship is rooted in our over-arching institutional mission of leading in the creation and advancement of health equity.
Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
The program offers exposure to a unique patient population covering a vast array of pulmonary pathology and critical care conditions.
We are #1 for social mission according to Annals of Internal Medicine (2010)
trainees have graduated since 1981
of graduates practice in primary care
3 in 5
graduates identify as African-American
Ashley Peterson, DO, 2020-2021 Resident Association President

“I chose to train at Morehouse School of Medicine because it embodies everything that I looked for in a training program. Not only does it foster a family environment, but it also provides a wide variety of training experiences. The leadership is committed to our learning and invested in our wellbeing. As residents, we are able to provide mission centered care in our push towards healthy equity.“

Ashley Peterson, DO, 2020-2021 Resident Association President

Affiliate Training Sites

Morehouse School of Medicine residency and fellowship programs are affiliated with most prestigious hospitals in and around Atlanta.

Comprehensive Benefits

We want to make sure everyone has the opportunity to pursue their dreams. That’s why our resident stipends are among the highest in the country, and it’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that few programs can match.

  • Stipends start at $61,000
  • Comprehensive medical insurance for residents and their families
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision care
  • Dental care
  • 15 vacation days
  • 15 sick days
  • Paid life insurance and long-term disability
  • Ability to opt into retirement plan
  • much more!
  • Cell phone provided
  • Education allowance to present scholarly work
  • Personalized white coats and scrubs
  • Career counseling and placement
  • Gym membership
  • State licensing fees and professional society dues
  • Financial counseling
  • Life support courses covered

Resources for Current Residents

We want to help you make the most of every moment of your time at Morehouse School of Medicine. Take advantage of our resources for current residents, including our Resident Association and Resident Directory.

How to Apply

Where to Apply

Morehouse School of Medicine is a fully accredited medical school and innovative research institution. We use the Electronic Residency Application Service and participate in the National Resident Matching Program.

To apply, fill out an application on the Electronic Residency Application Services (ERAS®) website. Make sure to select the Morehouse School of Medicine fellowship or residency program (or programs) you are interested in.

Apply on ERAS® Website

Key Dates

Residency Programs
Sept 15
Rolling Application Process Starts
Fellowship Programs
July 15
Rolling Application Process Starts

Contact Us

If you have any questions about programs, applying, benefits, housing, training sites, or faculty, please contact us. We’re here to make sure you have everything you need to make the best decision for your career and your future.