Internal Medicine


Dear Prospective Residents,

Situated in northwest Indiana and just an hour’s drive from downtown Chicago, Valparaiso offers a unique blend of urban and suburban conveniences while retaining its charming downtown area and vibrant community atmosphere. Northwest Health – Porter, nestled in Valparaiso, Indiana, boasts an affiliation with the esteemed Northwest Indiana GME Consortium, rendering it a highly-regarded choice for medical residency programs.

Northwest Health – Porter’s affiliation with the Northwest Indiana GME Consortium grants residents access to a wide spectrum of experiences and resources. These consortiums often facilitate collaborative didactic sessions, networking opportunities, and the utilization of multiple hospitals, enriching the overall educational journey.

Residents are exposed to a wide range of medical disorders and treatment modalities thanks to the hospital’s diverse patient population. This variety is very helpful in developing clinical abilities and getting ready for different medical career paths. Our well-established GME Consortium has knowledgeable, helpful faculty members who are devoted to resident education. In addition, research opportunities, learning resources, and professional development opportunities are provided to residents, guaranteeing a comprehensive training program.

Valparaiso, Indiana, offers a more tranquil lifestyle compared to the bustling metropolis of Chicago. This tranquil living environment is attractive to residents seeking a quieter backdrop while still enjoying easy access to a major metropolitan area teeming with cultural and recreational activities.

The cost of living in Valparaiso is more budget-friendly than in major cities like Chicago, making it a financially feasible choice for residents during their training.

We look forward to welcoming our first residency class that will create the foundation for the future of our program.


Aaysha Kapila, M.D.
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Northwest Health Porter
ACGME ID: 1404700004
NRMP Code: 2335140C6

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