The Internal Medicine Residency program's academic year consists of thirteen 28-day blocks. The following is a typical block schedule.
|5||Wards (VA)||CCU||NF or wards||Wards (VA)|
|6||Cards wards||Cards wards||Neurology (VA)||Cards wards|
|7||MICU||NF or wards||Ambulatory||MICU|
4 Week Elective
2 Week Elective
|Cardiology (Cards Wards)*||Allergy and Immunology|
|Emergency Medicine*||ECHO/EP Studies|
|Hospitalist (with some Adolescence)||Psychiatry|
|Rheumatology||Other 2 or 4 weeks|
Away Elective, Research Block or 'Other' (needs special PD permission)
* Means is already incorporated in the schedule but can be taken again as an elective;
Bold means Medical Specialties (=Selective); need to choose at least 5 of them as a Selective.
Vacations can be taken up to 2 weeks during an elective. If you take 1 week of vacation during a 2 weeks elective this elective will be for 3 weeks done.