PGY-1: The first year emphasizes inpatient medicine

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First Year

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ER Neurology Internal Medicine LBJ LBJ
Inpatient Pediatrics
Pediatric ER Gynecology
Two Months One Month One Month One Month One Month
MHH Inpatient FM Service Inpatient Surgery
LBJ
Outpatient Surgery LBJ Night Float MHH Obstetrics
LBJ Hospital
Continuity Clinic – One half day per week

Department. No call. Shift work.

Family Medicine Inpatient Service Memorial Hermann Hospital - 2 months

Inpatient Family Medicine supervised by Family Medicine faculty and third year residents. Call every 6th or 7th night.

Internal Medicine Ward Service- 1month

Inpatient experience supervised by Internal Medicine residents and faculty. Every third to fourth night call.

Obstetrics -1 month

This rotation is focused in the triage area, Labor and Delivery, at LBJ General Hospital. Family Medicine residents work closely with Obstetrics residents four shifts per week.

Inpatient Pediatrics - 2 months

Predominately inpatient experience. One month features a combined high risk and low risk NICU/Nursery experience. The second month is a pediatric floor rotation at LBJ General. Both months include call every third or fourth night and all rotations are supervised by Pediatric faculty.

Gynecology - 1 month

Outpatient experience supervised by OB/GYN faculty at the LBJ OB Outpatient Clinic and see gynecological patients at two family medicine ambulatory clinics. Residents gain emergency gynecologic experience twice weekly at LBJ Hospital Emergency Room seeing emergent gynecologic problems.

Surgery - 2 months

Residents rotate with faculty surgeons from the UT Department of Surgery for a one month inpatient experience at LBJ Hospital. The second month is an outpatient experience seeing clinic patients with faculty attendings at the Surgery Clinic at LBJ. This provides the resident with ample opportunity to hone in his/her minor surgery procedural skills. The resident will also be in the suture room one day per week. These two months provide a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient experiences and didactics. Call averages every fourth night for the inpatient experience with no call for the outpatient experience.

Neurology

Two weeks on inpatient stroke ward at Memorial Hermann Hospital and two weeks (1/2 month) on the inpatient general neurology wards. Two weekend calls per month and approx 3 weekday calls.

Night Float at Memorial Hermann Hospital

Sunday thru Thursday nights - you are responsible for inpatient care, performing history and physicals, admission orders, daily progress notes, rounding with senior residents and faculty.