Year I

First-year residents spend 1/2 day per week in the Family Medicine Center. It is here that they begin the continuity care for their panel of patients that they will see for the 3 years of training. The first month (July) is spent in community medicine with the introduction of the resident to the medical community and services that they will utilize in the provision of care for their own patients.

Included in this month are educational sessions in ACLS, PALS and ALSO training, as well as clinics on casting and basic and advanced skin surgery techniques, and other introductory training courses.
  • Family Medicine Teaching Service (3 months)
  • Night Float for Teaching Service (1 months)
  • Pediatrics Inpatient (2 months)
  • Surgery (2 months)
  • Obstetrics and GYN (2 months)
  • Orthopedics (both inpatient and outpatient (1 month)
  • Emergency Medicine(1 month)
  • Community Medicine (1 month - July)

Year II

The second-year resident spends 15 hours per week in the Family Medicine Center providing ongoing care to their respective patient panel. Residents also rotate through the Family Planning Clinics, a geriatric assessment service, and Hospice services.
  • Family Medicine Teaching Service (3 months)
  • Night Float for Teaching Service (1 month)
  • CCU/Cardiology (1 month)
  • ICU (1 month)
  • Pediatrics Inpatient(1 month)
  • OB/GYN (1 month)
  • ENT/Ophth (1 month)
  • Behavioral Science (1 month)
  • Family Medicine Outpatient (1 month)
  • Elective (2 weeks)
  • EM (2 weeks)

Year III

The Third-year resident will spend 20 hours per week seeing their patients in the office. They will gain experience in procedures as well as geriatric assessment and will increase their level of teaching by serving as the chief of the inpatient teaching service for 2.5 months. Ample elective time is available for the resident to select additional training.
  • Family Medicine Teaching Service (2.5 months)
  • Family Medicine Teaching Service CHIEF (2 months)
  • Gynecology (2 weeks)
  • Dermatology (2 weeks)
  • Gastroenterology (2 weeks)
  • Urology (2 weeks)
  • Neurology (2 weeks)
  • Cardiology (2 weeks)
  • Family Medicine Outpatient / Pratice Management (1 month)
  • Pediatric Outpatient/Neonatal (1 month)
  • Practice Management (2 weeks)
  • Electives (2.5 months)

Conference and Lecture Schedule
  • Grand Rounds - Every Thursday, 8-9
  • Journal Club - Monthly
  • Teaching Conferences - click for details. Every Thursday from 9:15-12:30
  • Monthly Board Review Quiz

Additional Information
  • Postgraduate Training - click here for details
  • Other curriculum features: CPT Coding, ACLS, ALSO courses
  • Procedural Training in:
    • Nasolaryngoscopy
    • Cryosurgery
    • Joint Injections
    • Minor office surgery
    • Gynecologic procedures
    • FNA of the breast
    • Skin surgery techniques
    • Casting

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