PGY-2 Rotations

PGY - 2 Rotations

GENERAL MEDICINE WARDS

Duration: 1 Block (4 weeks/block)

Description: General medicine inpatient rotations under the charity service. With the guidance of a teaching internist, PGY-2 residents gain experience in running a general medicine inpatient service and supervising 2 PGY-1 residents and 1-2 medical students.

GENERAL MEDICINE FLOORS

Duration: 2 Blocks (4 weeks/block)

Description: General medicine inpatient rotations under the private service. With the guidance of private attendings and hospitalists, PGY-2 residents gain experience in running a general medicine inpatient service and supervising 2 PGY-1 residents and 1-2 medical students.

INTENSIVE CARE UNIT – DAY / NIGHT

Duration: 1 Block (2 weeks ICU-Days/2 weeks ICU-Nights)

Description: Each rotation consists of 2 weeks of ICU day rotations and 2 weeks of ICU night float rotations. PGY-2 residents gain experience in the emergent management of critically-ill patients, while supervising 2 PGY-1 residents. Attending intensivists are available 24/7 to supervise the ICU learning experience.

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Duration: 2x 0.5 Blocks

Description: Residents work one-on-one with ED physicians to evaluate untriaged patients with undiagnosed symptoms, prioritize care and stabilize patients. Residents are also expected to discern which patients can be discharged and which can require admissions. Residents may also perform bedside procedures like lumbar punctures, thoracentesis, paracentesis, central lines and endotracheal intubation.

NIGHT FLOAT

Duration: 2x 0.5 Blocks

Description: Residents go on night float six days per week, from 8:30 PM to 7:00 AM daily. Night admissions are signed out formally to the morning teams to ensure appropriate transitions of care.

TEAM C / HOSPITALIST MEDICINE

Duration: 1 Block (4 weeks)

Description: General medicine inpatient rotations under the private service. PGY-2 residents act as junior hospitalists and facilitate the care of common medical admissions.

GERIATRICS AND REHABILITATION

Duration: 1 Blocks (4 weeks)

Description: Residents gain experience in the acute inpatient management and outpatient care of common geriatric disorders and specific geriatric syndromes. Residents also gain exposure to rehabilitation and management of geriatric patients at nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, assisted living and long term care centers.

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