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Inpatient Rotations
Areas of Concentration (AOC)ConferencesTeachingInpatient RotationsOutpatient Rotations
Average Number of Night ShiftsElectives

Emergency Medicine

While rotating through the Emergency Department, you will generally work a varied schedule of 16 ten-hour shifts each block.

Family Medicine Service (FMS)

Depending on the time of year, your team will consist of:

  • 3 Interns/2 Seniors (night float)
  • Daily teaching rounds
  • Addiction Medicine

Hematology Oncology (Hem Onc)

PGY1 Family Medicine residents participate in a one block rotation in Hematology Oncology (HemOnc). The Family Medicine resident has primary responsibility for assigned patients under the supervision of senior residents, attending family physicians or general internists, consulting subspecialists and teaching attendings. The Family Medicine resident is a full member of the team, with involvement in both patient care responsibilities and teaching activities. Residents participate in daily teaching rounds, as well as regular didactic sessions on HemOnc issues. Evaluation of the resident is conducted by the supervising residents and HemOnc attendings.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

PGY1 Family Medicine residents participate in a one block rotation in critical care based in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The Family Medicine resident has primary responsibility for assigned patients under the supervision of senior residents, attending family physicians or general internists, consulting subspecialists and teaching attendings. The Family Medicine resident is a full member of the team, with involvement in both patient care responsibilities and teaching activities. Residents participate in daily teaching rounds, as well as regular didactic sessions on critical care issues. Evaluation of the resident is conducted by the general medicine supervising residents and intensive care attendings. On-call, the residents also are responsible for coverage of the coronary care unit. During this block rotation, the residents are given responsibility to participate in emergency resuscitations (codes).

Obstetrics

While in Obstetrics, you are expected to perform and assist as many deliveries as possible, and to follow patients post-partum. You are expected to assist with C-sections, tubal ligations, circumcisions, and when possible, to assist on Family Medicine Center deliveries. You will be required to document 40 deliveries. 10 continuity deliveries are required.

Pediatrics/Newborn Nursery

The inpatient experience includes one block of Newborn Nursery and two blocks of Pediatrics. There is an outpatient Pediatrics experience in the third year of residency.

Surgery

The Family Medicine resident is treated as a first year surgical resident while on the service and takes call at night. While on call, you will cover all the general surgeon's patients, trauma admissions, acute problems, and any admission or consultation to general surgery during the night. Also, you assist on any surgery during the night. During the day, unless scheduled for your outpatient office hours, you are expected to scrub and assist on surgeries done by the surgeons on your service. 


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