University of Hawaii Transitional Year Residency Program

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The University of Hawaii Transitional Residency Program (UHTRP) provides a well-balanced preliminary clinical year in multiple clinical disciplines as preparation for a resident’s chosen categorical residency. The residents develop fundamental clinical skills through patient care experiences that occur in several community based institutions. Residents also participate in a variety of other educational activities.

UHTRP, as well as the sponsoring Internal Medicine and General Surgery Programs, have full accreditation from the ACGME. The program is administered by the University Of Hawaii Department Of Medicine. In 2008, the Program received continuing full accreditation with the next site visit scheduled five years from then.

UHTRP is directed by the Transitional Program Evaluation Committee (PEC), members include:

  • The Program Directors of the sponsoring programs or their designee
  • A Transitional Resident representative
  • Designated Institutional Officer
  • Key faculty from required rotations and electives

Please enjoy learning more about our Program while you view our website. Please email any questions you may have to We look forward to hearing from you!

Strengths of UHTRP According to Graduates

“The patient care skills and medical knowledge I have gained this year will serve as a solid clinical foundation for my future training and practice.”

“Outstanding program: Excellent opportunities to develop clinical judgment and skills in an encouraging and supportive environment. Flexible internship that allows one to tailor education and training to future career goals. The best support staff and faculty!”

“Transitional colloquia topics are highly educational.”

“Both personally and professionally, my year at UHTRP has been a truly wonderful experience. Without hesitation, if I had the opportunity to do it again, I would.”

“Transitional year is a valuable educational experience that has helped me in pursuing my career goals while providing great care to the wonderful people of Hawaii.”



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