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Program Curriculum


Each rotation listed below makes up a 2-week block.

Examples of common PGY-1 Rotations

  • Inpatient Medicine/ICU (Methodist Hospital) - Day Shift & Night Float
  • OB & Newborn (Methodist Hospital) - Day Shift & Night Float
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • ENT
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Outpatient Pediatrics
  • Sports Medicine¬†
  • Surgery

Examples of common PGY-2 Rotations

  • Inpatient Medicine/ICU (Methodist Hospital) - Day Shift & Night Float Senior
  • OB & Newborn (Methodist Hospital) - Day Shift & Night Float
  • Inpatient Medicine (Mercy General Hospital)
  • Emergency Medicine Core
  • Inpatient Pediatrics (Mercy San Juan)
  • Outpatient Pediatrics
  • Radiology
  • Mercy Family Health Center - Practice Management & Clinic Procedures
  • Elective Blocks

Examples of common PGY-3 Rotations

  • Inpatient Medicine/ICU (Methodist Hospital) - Day Shift & Night Float Senior
  • OB & Newborn (Methodist Hospital) - Day Shift & Night Float
  • Inpatient Medicine (Mercy General Hospital)
  • Inpatient Pediatrics (Mercy San Juan)
  • Mercy Family Health Center - Practice Management & Clinic Procedures
  • Emergency Medicine - Peds Fast Track
  • Gynecology
  • Elective Blocks

On an annual basis, residents and faculty get together to evaluate and modify the rotation blocks to meet the needs of the residents.

Our goal is to support each resident in becoming the best Family Physician he or she can be. We support residents in developing their own interests and styles, recognizing that resident education at its best works with each person's strengths. Learn more about each of the rotations below.


Inpatient Rotations

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Night Float and Call Schedule
  • Obstetrics
  • OB Night Float
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgery

Outpatient Rotations

  • Cardiology
  • Community Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Electives
  • International Health Curriculum
  • ENT
  • Family Practice Clinic Block
  • Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Practice Management
  • Radiology (Diagnostic Imaging)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Urology

Didactics

Resident/Faculty Meetings, Resident Meetings, Workshops, CQI, M&Ms, Balint and Didactics are all held weekly on Wednesday afternoons.

The core educational curriculum (including the medical disciplines, behavioral sciences and practice management) are given in a 12 to 18-month cycle.