Fundamental Clinical Skills (FCS)
(required by ACGME TY Review Committee) - 7 Blocks
(5 Blocks) General Internal Medicine
(1 Block) Pulmonary / ICU
(1 Block) Night Hospitalist Medicine (3 weeks required) / 1 week Quality & Safety Rotation
Each service consists of 2 interns, a supervising senior IM resident, an attending, and 1 or 2 medical students.
Emergency Medicine (required by ACGME TYRC) - 1 Block
(required by ACGME TYRC) - 1 Block or Equivalent
Block rotation in IM at the Sycamore Primary Care Group.
Electives - 4 Blocks
Electives are individually chosen by resident in conjunction with the Program Director, Curriculum Coordinator, and Residency Coordinator who all meet to build the best possible year for each resident.
It is expected that most electives chosen will be clinical rotations but limited research electives may be granted in specific instances
Up to 2 blocks of electives can be taken at other institutions for exposure to additional programs.
For residents entering anesthesia, another month of medicine is required by The Anesthesia Residency Review Committee - This may be ICU or General Medicine.
Vacation can be taken during non-Internal Medicine rotations.
1. KMC uses the 13 four-week block system
2. FCS = Fundamental Clinical Skills required by the ACGME TYRC
IM & TY Residency Programs