Curriculum

Resident schedules include twelve rotations per year corresponding to the calendar months. The emphasis progresses from the inpatient to the outpatient setting. The RWJUH Somerset Family Medicine Residency Program fully supports the ACGME standards for clinical experience and education.

During office sessions, residents have the opportunity to perform many office-based procedures, including but not limited to IUD insertions, colposcopy, skin biopsies, endometrial biopsies, joint injections and skin cryotherapy.

First Year

Inpatient Family Medicine 3 months
Cardiology 1 month
Critical Care 1.5 months
Emergency Medicine 1 month
Family Practice Maternity/Child 2 months
Inpatient Pediatrics at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ 1 month
Outpatient Pediatrics 1 month
Radiology 0.5 month
Surgery 1 month
Family Medicine Office Session 1-2 half days per week

Second Year

Inpatient Family Medicine 2 months
Behavioral Health & Outpatient Psychiatry 1 month
Elective 1.5 months
Family Practice Maternity/Child 1.5 months
Gastroenterology 1 month
Geriatrics 1 month
Hematology-Oncology 1 month
Hospitalist 1 month
Sports Medicine 1 month
Outpatient Pediatric 1 month
Family Medicine Office Session 3-4 half days per week

Third year

Inpatient Family Medicine 2 months
Dermatology 1 month
Emergency Medicine 1 month
ENT 0.5 month
Gynecology 1 month
Hospitalist 0.5 month
Infectious Disease 1 month
Orthopedics 1 month
Pediatric Emergency Room at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ 1 month
Urology 0.5 month
Elective 2.5 months
Family Medicine Office Session 4-5 half days per week