A Year-by-Year Look At Our Program

Residents tending to a patient

In addition to acquiring a solid foundation in inpatient and ambulatory general medicine, residents in our program also have rotations in cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, nephrology, hematology/oncology, rheumatology, endocrinology, neurology and geriatrics. They may also choose from electives in non-Internal Medicine specialties such as ophthalmology, radiology and anesthesiology.

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  • PGY I
  • The PGY-1 year is designed to give preliminary and categorical interns a solid clinical experience in general inpatient medicine, critical care medicine, and ambulatory medicine. Interns are able to assume the role of primary caregiver for patients while under the supervision of senior residents and teaching faculty. The typical intern schedule includes:

    • 24 weeks Wards
    • 8 weeks ICU
    • 5 weeks Ambulatory
    • 4 weeks Elective
    • 4 weeks Vacation
    • 4 weeks Night Float
    • 2 weeks Infectious Disease
    • 1 week Endocrinology
  • PGY II
  • In the PGY-2 year, residents assume a supervisory role over their junior colleagues while under the guidance of the teaching faculty. They also enjoy a greater opportunity to explore their individual interests in subspecialties, primary care, and/or research. The typical PGY-2 schedule is as follows:

    • 12 weeks Wards
    • 8 weeks ICU
    • 5 weeks Ambulatory
    • 5 weeks Elective
    • 4 weeks Vacation
    • 4 weeks Night Float
    • 4 weeks Emergency Medicine
    • 4 weeks TeamO/Hematology Oncology
    • 2 weeks Gastroenterology
    • 2 weeks Cardiology
    • 2 weeks Rheumatology
  • PGY III
  • The PGY-3 year gives senior residents expanded autonomy and the opportunity to shape their roles as teachers and team leaders. They have ample opportunity to refine their skills and prepare themselves for individual career paths. The PGY-3 schedule includes:

    • 10 weeks Wards
    • 4 weeks ICU
    • 5 weeks Ambulatory
    • 7 weeks Elective
    • 4 weeks Vacation
    • 4 weeks Night Float
    • 4 weeks Neurology
    • 4 weeks Geri
    • 2 weeks Med Consult
    • 2 weeks Pulmonary
    • 4 weeks MOBS
    • 2 weeks Cardiology