On Call / Weekends / Holidays

1. Emergency Psychiatry Services

Residents will have one EPS rotation during their intern (PGY1) year and 2-3 EPS rotations during their PGY2 year. Residents will cover approximately 2 weeks of dayshifts (Mon - Fri 8AM - 8PM) and 2 weeks of nightshifts (Sun - Thurs 8PM - 8AM).  

EPS weekend shifts are covered by a PGY2 or PGY3 resident (alongside a PGY1 at times). Residents cover 1-2 weekend shifts per month which is determined during the resident-run call lottery.  

EPS holidays are covered by PGY2 residents alongside a PGY1 resident.  

2. Consult Services

PGY3 and PGY4 residents take pager call to cover the consult services at UL and Norton Hospital at night and on the weekends. PGY3 and PGY4 residents average 7-8 weekends/call weeks of consult coverage per year. 

Consult holidays are covered by PGY3 residents. 

3. Inpatient Services

Inpatient units are covered on weekends and holidays by the residents assigned to the service for the month.