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Curriculum

1st Year Curriculum

The first year curriculum affords our interns excellent experience. Our program is "front-loaded" in that the intern year is the most demanding.

2nd Year Curriculum

The second year shifts to a more outpatient focus. With a diversity of rotations and much less call we have an opportunity to read and get the most from our rotations.

3rd Year Curriculum

The third year continues with an outpatient focus and many opportunities to explore your own interests. Call is very light; about 13-15 days in-house per year.

Typical Rotation Schedule PGY 1 PGY 2 PGY 3
Continuity Clinic 1 half-day/week 2-3 half-days/week 3-4 half days/week
Orientation 1 rotation in July    
Familiy Medicine Service 3 rotations 2 months
Call 1 night/week
1 "Chief" month 
Call 1 night/week
Family Medicine OB/Newborn 2 rotations 1 month (Night Float) 1 "Chief" month
Pediatrics 3 rotations
  • Newborn
  • Outpatient
  • Wards

2 months

  • Peds ER
  • Outpatient 
  
OB/Gyn 1 rotation (Night Float) 1 month  
Subspecialty Rotations

3 rotations

  • Cardiology Consults
  • MICU
  • Surgery

4 months

  • Ortho
  • Rural
  • Behavioral &
    Community Medicine
  • Adult ER
7 months
  • Sports Medicine
  • ENT/URO
  • Geriatrics
  • Radiology/Practice Management
  • Neurology/Dermatology
  • Psychiatry
  • Adult ER
Electives   2 months 3 months

Electives

During 2nd and 3rd year, residents have the opportunity to personalize their curriculum by choosing from a wide variety of electives. Away electives are allowed with prior program approval once a year. Examples of electives are listed but not limited to the list below: 

Student Health                        
Travel Health
Wound Care
Eating Disorders
Medical Spanish
Geriatrics
Palliative Care
Sports Medicine
Pain Management              
Podiatry
Pulmonology
High Risk OB
Gynecology
Nephrology
Rheumatology
Endocrinology
Aesthetic Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Complimentary Medicine
Global and Travel Health
Hospital and Clinic Management    
Advocacy
Clinical Decision Making
Allergy