Curriculum

Curriculum

Our program currently follows a 4+1 schedule, with 4 weeks of floor/ICU/Elective rotation followed by 1 week of ambulatory clinic rotation. This has improved educational experience of our residents because there is no overlap between the ambulatory clinic and  the rotation they are on.

 

PGY I – “Knowledge Application” Year

Our program follows half day clinic schedule, all residents have half-day clinic unless they are post-call or on ICU rotation. This has improved educational experience of our residents and Improved continuity of care. 

 

 The following chart indicates the required duration of each rotation.

Rotation Length of One Rotation Number of Rotations
General Medical Floor 4 weeks 5
Medical ICU 4 weeks 2
Ambulatory Clinic Throughout the year One-half day a week
Medicine Subspecialty 4 weeks 3
Elective 4 weeks 2
Vacation 1-3 weeks 3x1wk/1wk+2wk/1x3wk
Multi Disciplinary Module (MDM) Workshop/lectures on bio-statistics, epidemiology, abstract and manuscript writing, evidence-based medicine, ethics and medico legal issues
Resident-Teaching Skills Retreat Two-day (one night) away from hospital retreat for immersion in the Stanford University medicine teaching skills course developed by Dr. Kelly Skeff.

 

PGY II – “Knowledge Expansion” Year 

The following chart indicates the required duration of each rotation.

Rotation Length of One Rotation Number of Rotations
General Medical Floor 4 weeks 3
Medical ICU 4 weeks 2
Day Float-Medical Floor 4 weeks 1
Ambulatory Clinic Throughout the year, except in MICU rotation One half a day a week
Emergency Medicine 4 weeks 1
Medicine Subspecialty 4 weeks 3
Elective 4 weeks 2
Vacation 1-3 weeks 3x1wk/1wk+2wk/1x3wk

 

PGY III- “Knowledge Consolidation” Year

The following chart indicates the required duration of each rotation.

Rotation Length of One Rotation Number of Rotations
General Medical Floor 4 weeks 2
Night Float-Medical Floor 4 weeks 1
Medical ICU 4 weeks 2
Ambulatory Clinic Throughout the year except in MICU rotation One half a day a week
Medicine Subspecialty 4 weeks 3
Elective 4 weeks 2
Vacation 1-3 weeks 3x1wk/1wk+2wk/1x3wk

© Copyright 2022 Internal Medicine Residency