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Categorical Three-Year Program

PGY-I Rotations | PGY-II Rotations | PGY-III Rotations

Categorical Three-Year Program

First Year (PGY-I) Residents focus on patient management skills in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings.

Second Year (PGY-II) Residents gain additional experience in the care of critically ill patients in the intensive care units and subspecialty or research electives.

Third Year (PGY-III) Supervisory rotations occur primarily in the third year, enabling the senior resident to manage the service with greater autonomy and provide the highest quality teaching and supervision for students and interns. Additional third-year rotations include: the medical consultation service, ambulatory clinic and additional subspecialty or research electives.

Curriculum for Categorical Residents

   PGY-1  PGY-2  PGY-3
General Medicine Wards including Cardiac Telemetry Unit and Medical Stepdown Unit    40 weeks  4-8 weeks*  12-16 weeks*
Medical Intensive Care Unit  0  8 weeks  0
Coronary Care Unit  0 2-8 weeks  0
Emergency Department  0-4 weeks  0-4 weeks  0-4 weeks
Geriatrics  0  0-4 weeks  0-4 weeks
Urgent Care  8-10 weeks  4-8 weeks  4-8 weeks
Hematology/Oncology  0  4-8 weeks
Medical Consult Service  0  0  4 weeks
Electives/Research  4 weeks  12-16 weeks  12-20 weeks
Vacation  4 weeks  4 weeks 4 weeks

* Supervisory Rotations

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