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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 2 weeks
  • EM metropolitan 5.5 months
  • Pediatric ED Metropolitan 1 month
  • CCU - WMC 1 month
  • Harlem adult ED 1 month
  • Internal Medicine floor - WMC 1 month
  • MICU - WMC 1 month
  • Vacation 1 month

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.

  • EM metropolitan 5.5 months
  • Orthopedics/Anesthesia 2 weeks
  • OB 2 weeks
  • Ultrasound - MHC 2 weeks
  • Harlem Adult ED - 1.5 months
  • PICU 1 month
  • Trauma ICU 1 month
  • Vacation 1 month
  • WCMC adult ED - 2 weeks

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 metropolitan 7.5 months
  • EMS - FDNY 2 weeks
  • Toxicology - NYC poison Control 2 weeks
  • Elective 2 weeks
  • Harlem Adult ED - 2 months
  • Vacation 1 month

EM Shifts per month: 16 


Page updated: March 31, 2015