Rotations

Rotations

Call & Night Float Requirements

RotationsCalls
University Hospital: ICU & Cardiology
  • Residents: On call every 4th night
  • Interns: Follow a shift schedule, are on "call" every third day, and cover night shifts one week out of the month


University & VA Wards
Every 4th day call with night float coverage
VA: ICU & Cardiology
Every 4th night call, with night float residents completing night calls after interns leave at 8 p.m.
Electives
No call, unless assigned to weekend coverage
Night Float
Provides coverage 7 p.m - 7 a.m. for ward and ICU/cardiology teams Sun-Thurs. Weekend coverage system ensures that interns never take 24 hour call

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


Typical Schedule (number of months/years per service)

RotationsPGY1PGY2PGY3PRELIM
General Medicine Wards
3234
Cardiology11
1
1 - 2
MICU11
1
1
Nephrology Wards (private hospitals)1
GI/Hepatology Wards (private hospitals)1
Ambulatory Rotation122
Night Float11
Night Float (floor/ICU)11
Geriatrics1
ER1
Palliative Care.5
Oncology/Hematology.5
Neurology.5
Elective12.523
Vacation1111