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Curriculum

The clinical curriculum consists of 13 four-week blocks. Each resident completes the core clinical rotations and additional specialty track rotations aimed at advanced residency preparation. 

PGY-1 Curriculum

  • Inpatient Wards – 12 weeks
  • Night Medicine – 4 weeks
  • Medical ICU – 4 weeks
  • Surgery – 4 weeks
  • Emergency Medicine – 4 weeks 
  • Simulation – 2 weeks
  • Ambulatory – 4 weeks
  • Electives – 14 weeks
  • Vacation – 4 weeks

Conferences

  • Morning Report/Night Float
  • Noon Conference
  • Journal Club
  • Grand Rounds
  • Ambulatory Conferences
  • ICU Conference
  • Patient Safety
  • Quality Improvement
  • Medical Jeopardy
  • EKG & Chest X-ray
  •  Didactics are held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
  • Grand Rounds are held every Thursday at 7:30 a.m.

Elective Opportunities

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Program Contact

Program Director

Brian R. Pulford, M.D., MBA
Brian R. Pulford, MD, MBA

Program Director
Transitional Year Program

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