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UIC/Advocate Christ Internal Medicine Residency Program
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Program

Program Curriculum

Rotation Schedules

Gen Med Floors

MICCU

Night Float

Electives

Vacation

PGY-1

4-5

2

4-6 weeks

4-5

4 weeks

PGY-2

2-3

1

4 weeks

5-6

4 weeks

PGY-3

2-3

1

4 weeks

5-6

4 weeks

General Medicine Floors

  • No Overnight Call for any Intern/Resident
  • 1 Senior Resident and 2 Interns per team
  • 1 additional dedicated Educational Resident per team
  • 4 ward teams, each with their own individual attending.
  • “Drip-Distribution” admissions system

Medical Intensive/Cardiac Care Unit

  • Two ICU teams, each consisting of 2 Senior Residents and 3 Interns
  • Procedure/Simulation Workshops for invasive procedures and airway management training
  • Residents are exposed to a wide array of complex pathology in one of the Nation’s busiest Medical Intensive Care Units
  • Daily Multidisciplinary Rounding with Intensivists, Pharmacy, Respiratory Care, Nursing, and a Nutritionist
  • Dedicated ICU lectures by Intensivists, Medical sub-specialists, and Pharmacy
  • No Overnight call for any Resident

Night Float

  • Residents and Interns divided between the Medical Floor and ICU
  • Senior Residents are on 5 nights/week for 2 week rotations (Total of 2 rotations per year)
  • Interns are on 6 nights/week for 2 week rotations (Total of 2-3 rotations per year)
  • 1 Senior Resident and 2 Interns on the Medical Floor
  • 2 Senior Residents and 1 Intern in the ICU

Elective Rotations

  • Core Rotations are all at Advocate Christ Medical Center, including Emergency Medicine and Neurology
  • Residents are given the freedom to select Elective Rotations in the respective fields they are interested in, including: Transplant Medicine, Dermatology, Sports Medicine, Urgent Care, Psychiatry, Radiology, and Hospitalist Medicine.
  • Opportunities for Elective Rotations at University of Illinois - Chicago or other outside institutions
  • Dedicated research rotation at Advocate Christ Medical Center or at nearby institution (i.e. UIC)

Adult Medicine Center

  • Brand new, state-of-the-art, outpatient clinic facility
  • 4:1 resident to attending ratio
  • Full complement of ancillary staff to minimize non-educational duties
  • Full electronic medical records/prescribing/orders
  • Opportunities for experience in sub-specialty outpatient clinics.

Conferences and Didactics

**iPad Mini’s given to all Residents and incorporated into our didactic sessions

Senior Resident Report
Intern Report
Noon Conference
Grand Rounds
Board Review
Journal Club
CPC (Clinical Pathological Conference)
M&M Case Presentations

Three times per week
Weekly
Three times per week
Weekly
Weekly
Monthly
Every other Week
At Random

 


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