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The Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Residency Program curriculum provides exposure to a diverse patient population in a wide variety of settings. It also prepares residents for future responsibilities, including supervision of other physicians.  

Curriculum Highlights 

Every four months, residents switch to a new specialty so that skills can be acquired in a variety of treatment areas. The curriculum is designed for residents to advance to supervisory roles after completing 16 months of intern level residency. Please note, schedules are subject to change.  

Sample Curriculum By Year

PGY - 1

Block Site Rotation %Outpt %Research
1 5 Ambulatory Peds/ Night Float* 50 0
2 6 Advocacy/ Night Float* 80 0
3 2 Peds Ward 10 0
4 6 Development/ Behavior* 100 0
5 3 Ambulatory IM* 100 0
6 1 or 4 Adult ER 100 0
7 Varies Adult Selective* 10-100 0
8 1,3, or 4 Adult Ward 10 0
9 1 Peds ER 100 0
10 2 Peds Ward 10 0
11 2 Newborn Nursery/ NICU NF* 10 0
12 2 PICU 10 0

Adult Selectives available – pulmonary, nephrology, ID, oncology, rheumatology, GI, endocrinology
* - denotes months where vacation times may be requested.

PGY - 2

Block Site Rot. Name %Outpt %Research
1 2 Geriatrics 60 0
2 1 MICU 5 0
3 Varies Adult Selective* 10-100 0
4 3 Adult Ward 10 0
5 4 Amb Peds* 100 0
6 1 NICU 10 0
7 1 Peds Selective*/NICU Night Float 10-100 0
8 1 Peds Ward 10 0
9 1 Adult Neurology 10 0
10 1 Adult CCU 10 0
11 Varies Adult Selective* 10-100 0
12 1 Adult Ward 10 0

Adult Selectives available – pulmonary, nephrology, ID, oncology, rheumatology, GI, endocrinology, procedures month
Peds Selectives available – cardiology, ID, pulmonary, rheumatology, hematology/oncology, GI, endocrinology, nephrology, forensics, genetics, community pediatrics
* - denotes months where vacation times may be requested.

PG-Y 3

Block Site Rotation %Outpt %Research
1 4 Amb Peds* 100  
2 1 Peds ER 100  
3 1 PICU 10  
4 1 Peds Selective*/ NICU Night Float 10-100  
5 3 Adult Amb* 100  
6 Varies Adult Elective* 10-100  
7 Varies Adult Selective* 10-100  
8 2 Adult Ward 10  
9 4 Amb Peds* 100  
10 1 Peds Elective* 10-100  
11 1 Peds Selective 10-100  
12 1 Peds Ward 10  

Adult Selectives available – pulmonary, nephrology, ID, oncology, rheumatology, GI, endocrinology
Peds Selectives available – cardiology, ID, pulmonary, rheumatology, hematology/oncology, GI, endocrinology, nephrology, forensics,
genetics, community pediatrics
Adult Electives available – dermatology, radiology, sports medicine, international mission, research, procedures month
Peds Electives available – dermatology, radiology, sports medicine, international mission, research
* - denotes months where vacation times may be requested.

PGY - 4

Block Site Rotation %Outpt %Research
1 3 Adult Selective* 10-100 0
2 1 or 2 MICU 10 0
3 Varies Adult Selective* 10-100 0
4 1 Adult Ward 10 0
5 5 Adolescent 75 0
6 1 Peds Selective*/ NICU Night Float 10-100 0
7 1 Peds Selective/ Newborn Nursery* 10-80 0
8 1 Peds Ward 10 0
9 3 Adult Amb* 100 0
10 1 Adult CCU 10 0
11 Varies Adult Elective* 10-100 0
12 3 Adult Ward 10 0

Adult Selectives available – pulmonary, nephrology, ID, oncology, rheumatology, GI, endocrinology
Peds Selectives available – cardiology, ID, pulmonary, rheumatology, hematology/oncology, GI, endocrinology, nephrology, forensics, genetics, community pediatrics
Adult Electives available – dermatology, radiology, sports medicine, international mission, research, procedures month
* - denotes months where vacation times may be requested.