Family medicine rotation requirements

*A block is defined as 4 weeks

PGY-1

  • Continuity clinic minimum of 40 weeks and 150 patients
  • 3 blocks inpatient medicine
  • 1 block ICU
  • 1 block inpatient pediatrics/ER (Chippenham Johnston Willis)
  • 1 block outpatient pediatrics
  • 1 block Obstetrics
  • 1 block surgery
  • 1 block ER
  • 1 block cardiology
  • 1 block nights
  • 1 clinic/mini elective

PGY-2

  • Continuity clinic minimum of 40 weeks and 750 patients (total)
  • 2 blocks inpatient medicine
  • 1 block ER
  • 1 block PICU/NICU (Chippenham Johnston Willis)
  • 1 block outpatient pediatrics
  • 1 block OB/GYN
  • 1 block FM-continuity clinic
  • 1 block neuro-muscular medicine
  • 5 blocks required others/electives
  • 2 weeks block nights

PGY-3

  • Continuity clinic minimum of 40 weeks and 1650 patients (total)
  • 1 blocks inpatient medicine
  • 2 weeks block nights
  • 2 weeks Peds ER (Chippenham Johnston Willis)
  • 1 block OB/GYN
  • 1 block practice management
  • 9 blocks required others/electives

Other requirements (throughout all three years)

  • 2 years of longitudinal care of nursing home patients
  • 1 block geriatrics
  • 1 additional block neuro-muscular medicine which may include sports medicine, orthopedics or OMM
  • Ophthalmology
  • Urology
  • Psychiatry

Optional rotations

  • Allergy
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Heme/Onc
  • Nephrology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Podiatry
  • Public Health
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Continuity Clinic
  • Any previously required rotation

Required numbers for graduation

  • 750 Inpatient adult encounters
  • 1,650 continuity clinic encounters (nursing home patients included)
  • 250 encounters in the hospital setting of ill-children with a minimum of 75 inpatient pediatrics and a minimum of 75 ER pediatrics
  • 40 Neonate/newborn encounters
  • Participation in prenatal care and deliveries