Curriculum

Curriculum

  • Each block is a four week rotation. Each half block is a two week rotation.
  • Curriculum rotations and length is subject to change.
  • A sample curriculum is provided below (subject to change).

Post Graduate Year 1

Rotation Length
Inpatient Medicine Service 8 blocks
Intensive Care Unit 2 blocks
Emergency Medicine 1 block
Subspecialty/Primary Care 1 block
Vacation 1 block (total)

Post Graduate Year 2

Rotation Length
Inpatient Medicine Service 3-4 blocks
Neurology 1 block
Night Float 2 blocks
Elective (at University of Illinois) 1 block
Subspecialty/Primary Care 4-5 blocks
Vacation 1 block (total)

Post Graduate Year 3

Rotation Length
Inpatient Medicine Service 3-4 blocks
Intensive Care Unit 1 block
Geriatrics 1 block
Night Float 2 blocks
Subspecialty/Primary Care 4-5 blocks
Vacation 1 block (total)

PLEASE NOTE

  • Subspecialty rotations include Cardiology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Infectious Diseases, Hematology/Oncology, Rheumatology, Pulmonology, and Gastroenterology.
  • Primary care experiences include Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Wound Care, Urology, Pain Management, Otolaryngology, Office Orthopedics, Office Gynecology, Allergy/Immunology, Occupational Health, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Palliative Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, and primary care ambulatory clinic experiences.
  • Each resident is assigned to weekly half day in the continuity clinic and will have at least 130 sessions in the three years of training.
  • Each resident has only one elective in their three years of training. All the other rotations are assigned by the program.
  • Each resident will not necessarily have every rotation mentioned above.
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