Curriculum

The Residency’s innovative curriculum is designed to prepare residents for the Future of Family Medicine, in academic, research, clinical practice, community advocacy and family medicine subspecialty careers. Our curriculum offers an opportunity for publishable research/scholarly projects and an optional longitudinal fellowship experience during the second and third years.

Curricular Highlights
  • Board Review
  • Protected Lecture Time
  • Fellowship Tracks
  • Away Elective Opportunities
  • Morning Report
  • Night Float
  • Electronic Medical Record
  • Elective Time
  • Monthly Grand Rounds
  • Formal Primary Care Research Training
  • 2-Week Evidence-Based Medicine Course
  • Free Epocrates Essentials and other Point-of-Care Resources
  • High Quality On-site Rotations in a Renowned Academic Facility
  • Our Curriculum is routinely reviewed utilizing direct feedback sessions with all residents, and modified as needed to ensure that our residents receive the highest quality clinical experiences.

 

Research

The Department is home to a nationally-recognized Research Division engaged in primary care research. The longitudinal research curriculum includes journal clubs, a scientific lecture series, ongoing workshops and other hands-on research experiences as well as supervision and collaboration in independent research projects.

Electives
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Allergy
  • Ambulatory Peds
  • Cardiology
  • Community Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • ENT
  • ER
  • FM Private
  • Geriatric
  • GI / Hepatology
  • GYN / Women's Health
  • Neurology
  • OB
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Orthopedics
  • Palliative Care
  • Podiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sports medicine
  • Surgery Preceptorship
  • URO / GYN
PGY1
  • Orientation - (2 weeks)
  • Family Medicine Day Service - (10 weeks)
  • Family Medicine Night Service - (2 weeks)
  • Ambulatory Pediatrics - (2 weeks)
  • Cardiology - (2 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine - (4 weeks)
  • Intensive Care Unit - (4 weeks)
  • Neontalogy/ Newborn Nursery - (2 weeks)
  • OB - (8 weeks)
  • Pediatrics Floor - (6 weeks)
  • Practice Management - (2 weeks)
  • Radiology - (2 weeks)
  • Surgery (Hospital) - (2 weeks)
  • Vacation - (4 weeks)
PGY2
  • Family Medicine Day Service - (6 weeks)
  • Family Medicine Night Service - (6 weeks)
  • Ambulatory Pediatrics - (4 weeks)
  • Cardiology - (2 weeks)
  • Community Medicine - (4 weeks)
  • EBM course - (2 weeks)
  • Geriatrics - (4 weeks)
  • Neurology - (2 weeks)
  • Surgery Preceptorship - (2 weeks )
  • Sports Medicine - (4 weeks)
  • Women’s Health - (4 weeks)
  • Elective - (2 weeks)
  • Dermatology (selective) - (2 weeks)
  • Endocrinology (selective) - (2 weeks)
  • USMLE (selective) - (2 weeks)
  • Vacation - (4 weeks)

PGY3
  • Family Medicine Day Service - (6 weeks)
  • Family Medicine Night Service - (6 weeks)
  • Board Review - (2 weeks)
  • Behavioral Health - (2 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine - (4 weeks)
  • ENT - (2 weeks)
  • Pain Management (selective) - (2 weeks)
  • Ophthalmology - (2 weeks)
  • Ortho - (4 weeks)
  • Pediatric ER - (4 weeks)
  • Practice Management - (2 weeks)
  • Research - (2 weeks)
  • Urology - (2 weeks)
  • Elective - (2 weeks)
  • HIV Medicine (selective) - (2 weeks)
  • Oral Health (selective) - (2 weeks)
  • Rheumatology (selective) - (2 weeks)
  • Vacation - (4 weeks)