Residency Schedule

JCMC Residency Schedule

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The academic year is divided into 13 blocks. There are 4 weeks per block. Rotations can be two or four weeks at a time.

There are 13 blocks in each year. Each block is a period of 4 weeks.

Example of a regular day schedule:

  • Arrival time: 6:30 a.m.
  • AM sign off: 7:00 a.m.
  • Morning Report: 8:30 a.m. (except on Thursdays :8:00 a.m.)
  • Grand Rounds: 9:00 a.m. on Wednesdays
  • Teaching Rounds: 9:30 a.m.
  • Working Clinical Rounds: 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
  • Noon Conference: 12:00 p.m.
  • During the day residents get admissions between 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Sign off to short call team: 4:00 pm
  • Every fourth day is a short call day for the floor teams.
  • Call is from 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Post Call: no admissions and no transfers
  • Night Float is from 8:00 p.m. - 8: 00 a.m.

Our Program strictly adheres to the ACGME's Duty Hour Guidelines. No one is allowed to work more than 80 hours a week, averaged over a 4 week period. Our schedule was created to balance work hours with sufficient time to rest and read. Everyone gets at least 1 day off in 7, averaged over a four week period.