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• Residents
• Residency Curriculum
• Residency Orientation
• Residency Salary, Benefits & CIR


Year 1 Rotations

Emergency Medicine resident responsibilities are graded throughout their training. The junior resident is the primary care giver for individual cases under the direct supervision of a senior resident and a faculty in EM. The junior residentsí education is largely an introduction to emergency patient care with an emphasis on signs and symptoms, the performance of an appropriate history and physical, principles of resuscitation, wound management and ethical issues in emergency care.

*NB: There is mandatory MHC orientation and ACLS / PALS training during the last two weeks of June, in addition to the EM Orientation.

EM Orientation / EM - Metropolitan

2 weeks month (July 1st – 15th is Orientation)

EM – Metropolitan

4 months

Pediatric EM – Metropolitan

1 month

EM -  Harlem

1 month

EM -  TBA

1 month

EM - Westchester Medical Center

2 weeks

Internal Medicine – WMC

1 month

CCU – WMC

1 month

MICU – WMC

1 month

Vacation

1 month ( full month or 2 week increments)

EM Shifts per month - 20

Year 2 Rotations

At Metropolitan, the second year resident focuses on enhancing clinical skills, evaluating and managing a large number of patients and performing a large number of procedures under the direct supervision of attending faculty. The second year EM resident does the initial evaluation of all prehospital patients arriving by ambulance and focsuo9es on the care of the most critical patients in the department.

Trauma – Westchester Medical Center

1 month

Pediatric ICU – Westchester Medical Center

1 month

Anesthesia / Orthopedics

2 weeks

Anesthesia / Ultrasound

2 weeks

OBGYN

2 weeks

EM – Westchester Medical Center

2 weeks

EM – TBA

1.5 months

EM - Harlem

1 month

EM – Metropolitan Hospital

4.5 months

Vacation

1 month

EM Shifts per month: 18

Year 3 Rotations

Senior residents at Metropolitan Hospital are responsible for directing all patient care in the Emergency Department and teaching and refining the skills of junior residents and medical students, therefore enhancing their leadership, academic and administrative skills. All third year residents receive time off to attend the annual ACEP conference. They must complete USMLE STEP 3 before starting the third year of residency.

EM – Harlem

1 month

EM – TBA

1 month

EM – Metropolitan

7.5 months

EMS – Metropolitan/FDNY

2 weeks

Elective

2 weeks

Toxicology – Bellevue

2 weeks

Vacation

1 month

EM Shifts per month: 16