During your last year of residency, you’ll assume a leadership role while refining your ambulatory care skills and becoming fully prepared for practice.
|Cardiology ||4 weeks |
|Community Medicine||4 hours|
|Dermatology||4 weeks |
|Family Medicine Center ||2 weeks |
|Family Medicine Inpatient Service||12 weeks |
|Geriatrics ||4 weeks |
|Headache/Neurology ||8 days |
|Orthopedics||2 weeks |
|Pediatric ER||4 weeks|
|Rehabilitation Medicine||2 weeks|
|Sports Medicine||4 weeks|
Your PGY-3 year sets the stage for your independent practice of medicine.
You’ll enhance your ambulatory care skills in clinical rotations that address health concerns common to outpatients.
The bulk of these rotations — including cardiology, dermatology, geriatrics, headache/neurology, orthopedics and sports medicine — take place in private practices or clinics.
You’ll spend more time at your family medicine center — from three to four half-days, depending on your rotations.
In addition, you’ll supplement this training with a dedicated two-week rotation at your FMC.
You’ll take on a supervisory role as chief resident on the family medicine inpatient service.
Among other responsibilities, this includes:
As with your PGY-2 year, you’ll devote 10 weeks to electives.
Our third-year research curriculum consists of a clinically relevant scholarly project that you’ll collaborate on with your peers.
Your teaching responsibilities on the family medicine inpatient service will include: