Internal Medicine

 Rotations

Resident Curriculum and Rotations

There are 13 four-week long rotations each year. R1s start one week before seniors, so there is always contintuity of patient care on the services.

Days off are always on weekends, even for interns.

R1 Rotations

How many? Name of Rotation # of Days/Wk
4 General House staff 6 days/wk
1 In-pt Cardiology 5 days/wk
1 Medical ICU 6 day/wk
1 Night Float-Medical ICU 5 nights/wk
1 In-pt Gastroenterology 5 days/wk
1 Emergency Medicine
20 shifts/rotation
1 Night Float 5 nights/wk
1 Ambulatory (continuity clinic) 5 days/wk
½ – 1 Out-pt Dermatology 5 days/wk
1 – 1 ½ Electives
(examples: out-pt neuro, ENT, Ophtho, GYN, Radiology, PM&R)
5 days/wk
On-going Continuity Clinic ½ day/week

R2 Rotations

How many? Name of Rotation # of Days/Wk
1 ½ General House staff 6 days/wk
1 Hospitalist Consult Service 5 days/wk
1 Medical ICU 6 day/wk
1 Out-pt Cardiology 5 days/wk
1 In-pt Neurology 5 days/wk
½ In-pt Psychiatry Consult Service 5 days/wk
1 Night Float 5 nights/wk
1 Ambulatory (continuity clinic) 5 days/wk
½ Out-pt clinic with community internist 5 days/wk
1 Endocrinology 5 days/wk
1 Infectious Disease 5 days/wk
1 Geriatrics 5 days/wk
½ Systems of Medicine 5 days/wk
1 ½ Electives
(examples: out-pt neuro, ENT, Ophtho, GYN, Radiology, PM&R, Palliative Care)
5 days/wk
On-going Continuity Clinic 1 day/wk

R3 Rotations

How many? Name of Rotation # of Days/Wk
2 General House staff 6 days/wk
1 DMC in-pt Pulm 6 days/wk
1 Medical ICU 6 day/wk
1 In-pt Cardiology 5 days/wk
1 Hospitalist Service
Shifts modeling hospitalist schedule
1 Night Float 5 nights/wk
1 Ambulatory (continuity clinic) 5 days/wk
1 Nephrology Consult 5 days/wk
1 Hematology/Oncology 5 days/wk
1 Out-pt Pulmonology 5 days/wk
1 Out-pt Rheumatology 5 days/wk
1 Electives
(examples: out-pt neuro, ENT, Ophtho, GYN, Radiology, PM&R, Palliative Care)
5 days/wk
On going Continuity Clinic 1 day/wk

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