Our Educational Program

Monthly Rotations for Categorical and Preliminary Interns
Lecture and Educational Conferences

6 Ward Months

Morning Report - 4 days per week

1 ER Month

Thursday Grand Rounds

1 Float Month

Journal Club Conference each month

1 Ambulatory Month

Morbidity and Mortality Conference each month

1 ICU 

Board Review

2-3 Subspecialty Months (Traditionally Cardiology Consult and Infectious Disease)

Noon Conference

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Med-Path Conference every other month


Typical Ward Intern Weekday Schedule

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7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

7:30 - 8:00 a.m.

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Check-In and Work Rounds

Float Attending Rounds

Morning Report / Grand Rounds

Attending Rounds

Noon Conference

Stanton Road Clinic (1 half-day per week)


Call Schedule

Having 5 Ward teams consisting of 1 resident, 2-3 interns, and 3rd and 4th year medical students, our admission call is on a 5 day rotation. Call is split over two days - a short call day (7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.) and a long call day (11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.). The float team consisting of one resident and one intern (responsible for cross-coverage) admits patients until 7:00 a.m., when the short call team takes over. The ward team intern is scheduled for float approximately every 8th-12th night while on the wards service.

Day 1 Short Call
Day 2 No Call
Day 3 Long Call
Day 4 No Call
Day 5 No Call* (Float Call)*

*At 8:00 p.m. one of the interns (or 4th year med students) on your team (after receiving the day off) comes in to admit patients with the float resident until 7:00 a.m., at which time the remainder of your team joins you for short call, and the cycle repeats.


Clinics

One to two half-days per week all three years, except when on Float or ER rotations, are spent at the Stanton Road Clinic.

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