GENERAL MEDICINE FACULTY SERVICE
Duration: 1 Block (4 weeks/block)
Description: General medicine inpatient rotations directly under the Department
of Medicine Faculty. With the guidance of a teaching internist, PGY-2
residents gain experience in running a general medicine inpatient service
and supervising 2 PGY-1 residents and 1-2 medical students.
GENERAL MEDICINE FLOORS
Duration: 2 Blocks (4 weeks/block)
Description: General medicine inpatient rotations under the private teaching
attending/hospitalist service. With the guidance of private attendings
and hospitalists, PGY-2 residents gain experience in running a general
medicine inpatient service and supervising 2 PGY-1 residents and 1-2 medical students.
INTENSIVE CARE UNIT – DAY / NIGHT
Duration: 1 Block (2 weeks ICU-Days/2 weeks ICU-Nights)
Description: Each rotation consists of 2 weeks of ICU day rotations and
2 weeks of ICU night float rotations. PGY-2 residents gain experience
in the emergent management of critically-ill patients while supervising
2 PGY-1 residents. Attending intensivists are available 24/7 to supervise
the ICU learning experience.
Duration: 2x 0.5 Blocks
Description: Residents work one-on-one with ED physicians to evaluate untriaged
patients with undiagnosed symptoms, prioritize care and stabilize patients.
Residents are also expected to discern which patients can be discharged
and which can require admissions. Residents may also perform bedside procedures
like lumbar punctures, thoracentesis, paracentesis, central lines and
Duration: 2x 0.5 Blocks
Description: Residents go on night float six days per week, from 8:30 PM
to 7:00 AM daily. Night admissions are signed out formally to the morning
teams to ensure appropriate transitions of care.
TEAM C / HOSPITALIST MEDICINE
Duration: 1 Block (4 weeks)
Description: General medicine inpatient rotations under the private service.
PGY-2 residents act as junior hospitalists and facilitate the care of
common medical admissions.
GERIATRICS AND REHABILITATION
Duration: 1 Blocks (4 weeks)
Description: Residents gain experience in the acute inpatient management
and outpatient care of common geriatric disorders and specific geriatric
syndromes. Residents also gain exposure to rehabilitation and management
of geriatric patients at nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, assisted
living and long-term care centers.