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Your first year of residency emphasizes the inpatient experience with a wide variety of exposure, from obstetrics to pediatrics, surgery, anesthesia and more. House calls average every one in four nights. Interns spend one to two half days per week, regardless of rotation, seeing their continuity patients in the Family Medicine Center.

Obstetrics (X2) Surgery Elective (X2)
Family Medicine Inpatient Medicine Night Float Medicine Inpatient
Family Medicine Outpatient Gynecology Pediatric Inpatient
Pediatric Outpatient Nursery

As you move into your second year as a resident you’ll take on more clinical responsibilities and continue to enhance your decision-making skills. Residents participate in four months of inpatient medicine. During this unique experience, you serve as the primary physician for your patients. You’ll have the opportunity to manage your own inpatient service under the supervision of an attending physician. In addition, you’ll spend another two to three half days per week in the Family Medicine Center.

Inpatient Medicine (X4) Obstetrics Ambulatory Pediatric
Pediatric Emergency Room Behavioral Science Emergency Room
ENT Elective (X2)

During your third year as a resident, you will have a significant role in teaching and supervising junior residents. You are directly responsibility for leading the Medicine Teaching Service and Family Medicine Inpatient Teaching Service. Office efficiency and management are also priorities. Office time increases to four half days per week; however, call is limited. During your third-year, all residents attend weekly conferences to hone job-hunting skills and prepare to transition to life after residency.

Medicine Teaching Service Medicine Night Float Family Medicine Inpatient
Teaching Service Community Medicine Geriatrics
Dermatology Elective (x4) Orthopedics
St. Joseph's Family Medicine Residency
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