PGY-3 Rotations

PGY - 3 Rotations

Medical Consultation

Duration: 1 Block (4 weeks)

Description: Under the guidance of hospitalists, residents have the opportunity to provide effective medical opinions on diagnosis or management of patients on the surgical, obstetric and psychiatric services. Residents are also expected to gain thorough knowledge in preoperative risk assessment and be able to provide differential diagnosis and management of postoperative problems.

Intensive Care Unit - Non-Call

Duration: 1 Block (4 weeks)

Description: In this rotation, residents gain experience in running a medical intensive care unit, under the guidance of a critical care intensivist. He or she supervises 1 PGY-2 resident, 2 PGY-1 residents, and 1-2 medical students. He or she will also run various hospital codes (Code Stroke, Code STEMI, Code SMART for sepsis) and protocol-driven approaches to common intensive care unit admissions.

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. 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.

General Medicine Faculty Service

Duration: 1 Block (4 weeks/block)

Description: General medicine inpatient rotations directly under the faculty of the Department of Medicine. With the guidance of a teaching internist, PGY-3 residents gain experience in running a general medicine inpatient service and supervising 2 PGY-1 residents and 1-2 medical students.

Primary Care

Duration: 1 Block (4 weeks)

Description: Residents work one-on-one with a private primary care physician in his or her private medical office. Residents are expected to gain experience in outpatient management of common medical outpatient complaints.