First postgraduate year (PGY I)

One session Family Practice Center (FPC) longitudinal half day per week on rotations, longitudinal behavioral science.

General Surgery, inpatient One block
Obstetrics Two blocks
Orientation One block
Pediatrics, inpatient Two blocks
ICU One block
Adult Medicine Three blocks
Family Practice Center One block
Emergency Medicine One block
Uro/Radiology One block

Documentation of care of 15 critical care patients needed.

Family Practice Center rotation includes orientation to the outpatient office and practice management skills for coding, referrals and systems processes.

Second postgraduate year (PGY II)

PGY II rotations in PGY II and PGY III may be obtained over the two-year period.

Ophthalmology/ENT One block
Gynecology One block
Obstetrics One block
Elective Two blocks
Community Medicine One block
Family Practice Chief/Adult Medicine Four blocks
Pediatrics, outpatient One block
Orthopedics One block
Pediatric Emergency Medicine One block

Third postgraduate year (PGY III)

PGY II rotations in PGY II and PGY III may be obtained over the two-year period.

Surgery, outpatient One block
Emergency Medicine One block
Family Medicine/Medicine Four blocks
Pediatrics, outpatient One block
GI One block
Dermatology One block
Orthopedics/Sports Medicine One block
Geriatrics One block
Elective Two blocks

Other curriculum elements

  • Community Medicine site visits and workshops
  • Behavioral Medicine/Balint Group
  • Longitudinal obstetrics experience
  • Research workshop, grand rounds and morning reports
  • On-call responsibilities
  • Videotape reviews of FPC encounters
  • Practice management lectures, workshops and practical exercises
  • Other curricular elements as required by the Residency Review Committee
  • Participation in FPC/residency program teams
  • Resident Thursday Lecture Series
  • Journal Club, Office Surgery