As a first year resident, you spend six four-week blocks on inpatient general medicine services where you are the primary physician. You are responsible for admission history and physical examinations, discharge summaries, daily progress notes, and following patients in intensive care, telemetry, and ward environments. You are expected to make the initial assessment, integrate this with initial laboratory data and outline a plan of action, write orders, confer with the supervising resident and maintain primary responsibility throughout the patient's hospital stay.
You spend one four-week block of general medicine in the ambulatory arena where you are exposed to other aspects of adult care, including dermatology, ENT, and gynecology.
An additional four-week block is spent in pulmonary and intensive care settings. These rotations are closely supervised by senior residents and experienced subspecialists in the respective areas.
First Year schedule consists of the following:
- 6 blocks General Internal Medicine
- 1 block Pulmonary/ICU
- 1 block Emergency Medicine
- 1 block Geriatric Medicine
- 1 block Addiction Medicine
- 1 block SPCC Ambulatory
- 1 block Elective
Vacation during 5 no-call blocks.
During your second year of training, you have the opportunity to supervise and teach first year residents and medical students. You have increased flexibility with three
blocks to spend on subspecialty electives.
Second Year schedule consists of the following:
- 3 blocks General Medicine
- 11 block Pulmonary/ICU
- 1 block Critical Care Medicine - Home-call
- 1 block Cardiology/CCU
- 1 block Neurology
- 6 weeks Night Hospitalist Experience - Call
- 2 Weeks - SPCC Ambulatory
- 4 blocks Electives
Vacation during 3 Elective & SPCC blocks
Third year of residency will provide you with a wide variety of subspecialty training. You'll spend three blocks as the supervising resident on the general
medicine services. The schedule affords you a great deal of autonomy, with time available for research. You'll take call for approximately four blocks
during the year.
Third Year schedule consists of the following:
- 4 blocks General Medicine
- 11 block Outpatient Hematology/Oncology
- 1 Block Sycamore Primary Care
- 1 Block Night Hospitalist Experience - Call
- 6 blocks Electives (1 Block must be ambulatory)
Vacation during Elective & SPCC blocks
- Addiction Medicine/ Adolescent Medicine
- Ambulatory Primary Care Med. (either IM, FP, or Peds)
- Consultation & Perioperative Medicine
- Critical Care Medicine
- Emergency Medicine
- Infectious Diseases
- Ophthalmology including Neuro-Ophthalmology
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Pain Clinic
- Pathology and Laboratory
- Plastic Surgery
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Pulmonary Function Tests
- Radiology including Neuroradiology
- Sports Medicine