Travel Approval for Meetings

Approval for travel to meetings is contingent upon the requirements listed below:

  • An Internal Medicine Travel Request Form MUST be completed for travel to meetings and submitted to the Program Coordinator four (4) weeks before the meeting.
  • No more than eight (8) residents will be allowed to attend the same meeting. Permission to attend will be given on a first come-first served basis.
  • The abstract(s) must be submitted to the Program Director for approval before submission to the meeting.
  • You must be the 1st author or presenting because the 1st author cannot attend the meeting.

All requirements must be met to receive approval. No exception will be made.
Publications and presentations must be entered into the New Innovations Log Book.

Internal Medicine Travel Request Form

If travel funds are available, the training program will provide support for one (1) Regional, State, or National meeting.

  • If support funds are provided, the program will pay for one (1) poster.
  • The poster MUST be made at the UT Print Shop. (We will no longer use FedEx Office.)

A GME Travel Form must be submitted with a meeting brochure and original receipts to Lisa Shinall in the Graduate Medical Education Office when you return from your meeting for travel reimbursement to be processed.

GME Travel Reimbursement Form


Matthew Barnes, MD
Deirdre James, MD
Andrew Han, MD
Shelly Swindler, MD
Alex Woods, MD

Contact Us

Internal Medicine
Residency Program

956 Court Ave., Suite H314
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5814
(800) 733-1846
Fax: (901) 448-7836

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Bran Upchurch, Coordinator


Daniece Mackie
Phone: (901) 448-5720
Fax: (901) 448-7836

Please expect a two week turnaround time.