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Curriculum

By Year

  PL1PL2PL3
Inpatient Pediatrics General Pediatrics 8 ± 0.5 weeks    
  Hematology/Oncology 8 ± 0.5 weeks    
  Mixed Subspecialty 8 ± 0.5 weeks    
  Inpatient Team Leader   8 weeks 8 weeks
  Well-Baby Nursery 4 weeks    
Critical Care PICU   4 weeks 6 weeks
  NICU 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks
Acute Care Emergency Department 4 weeks 6 weeks 4 weeks
         
Pediatric Subspecialties Adolescent Medicine 4 weeks    
  Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics 4 weeks    
  Subspecialty Electives   16 weeks 12 weeks
Additional Experiences Community Pediatric   4 weeks  
  General Pediatrics/Quality Improvement     2 weeks
  Individualized Curriculum   8 weeks 12 weeks
  Practice-Based Learning and Improvement 2 weeks    
  Vacation 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks

Sample Daily Inpatient Schedule

Each inpatient team comprises of 4 interns and 2 seniors, in addition to 3rd and 4th year medical students.
PGY-1s rotate 24 hours shifts on a Q4 schedule.
PGY-2s and PGY-3s rotate 24 hour shifts with cross-coverage on select weekdays and most weekends. 
 
 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
7:00-8:00am Pre-Round & Sign-Out
8:00-8:45am Morning Report Grand Rounds Morning Report
9:00-11:30am Family-Centered Rounds
11:30-12:00pm Patient Care & Clinic Sign-Out
12:00-1:00pm Core Conference
1:00-2:00pm Patient Care
2:00-3:00pm Patient Care Hospitalist Didactics Radiology Conference Psychosocial Rounds or Mock Code Heme/Onc Didactics
3:00-5:00pm Patient Care
5:00pm Sign-Out to Overnight Residents (1 senior, 1 intern)