Call & Rotation Schedule

Call & Night Float Requirements

RotationsCalls
University Hospital: ICU
  • Residents: 24 hour call every four (4) days
  • Interns: 24 hour call every five (5) days
University Hospital: CCU
  • Residents: 24 hour call every four (4) days
  • Interns: 24 hour call every four (4) days
University & VA WardsEvery 4th day call (call shifts last 12 hours on Sundays through Thursdays and 24 hours on Fridays and Saturdays)
VA: ICU & Cardiology
  • Residents: 24 hour call every four (4) days
  • Interns: 12 hour call every four (4) days
ElectivesNo call, unless assigned to weekend coverage
Night FloatProvides coverage 7 p.m - 7 a.m. for ward and ICU/cardiology teams Sunday-Thursday

**UofL Health - UofL Hospital ward teams receive additional support from nurse clinicians and a non-teaching hospitalist service.

► Interns will take a total of approximately 12 overnight calls during the entirety of the intern year.


Typical Schedule (number of months/years per service)

RotationsPGY1PGY2PGY3PRELIM
General Medicine Wards3225
Cardiology1111 - 2
MICU1.5111
Nephrology Wards (private hospitals)1
GI/Hepatology Wards (private hospitals)1
Ambulatory Rotation122
Night Float.5.5 - 1
Night Float (floor/ICU)11
Geriatrics1
ER1
Palliative Care.5
Oncology/Hematology.5.5
Neurology.5
Elective1232.5 - 3
Vacation1111