First two months are dedicated to a robust clinical and didactic orientation program. Residents begin clinical training where they are paired with either a one-on-one attending or a senior resident. Each day ends with formal didactics to emphasize and reinforce fundamental academic topics. You will continue to solidify your foundations while gaining autonomy after this month.
Residents do not take any calls during this time.
The rest of the year consists of 11, four-week rotations. Rotations includes cardiac anesthesia, vascular anesthesia, pain medicine, surgical ICU, post anesthesia care unit(PACU) and ambulatory preoperative evaluation clinic (PAT).
A typical rotation schedule for a CA-1 resident