Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Curriculum

Example Schedule

Month PGY-1 PGY-2 PGY-3 PGY-4
July Peds Wards* Peds ER Peds Wards* Peds Derm Elective
August Med Wards* Peds Renal Elective Peds Ambulatory Peds Wards
September Developmental Peds Peds Wards* Peds ID Elective Peds Adolescent
October Med Heme Wards* Med Endo Elective Med Wards* Med Wards
November Med ID Consults Med Wards* Med Neuro CS* Med UIM
December Med Cards/Card Consults* Med UIM Med UIM Med Renal Consults
January Peds ER Peds Elective Peds GI Elective Peds Rheum Elective
February Peds NICU Peds PICU* Peds Rheum Elective Peds Surgery
March Peds Wards* Peds NBN Peds Level 2 Peds Renal Elective
April Med MICU* Med Heme CS* Med MICU* Med Elective
May Med VA Wards* Med Heme Wards* Med Rheum Elective MedPeds Transitions Elective
June Peds Cards Clinic Med ER Med Renal CS* Med Rheum Elective

*indicates call months

Electives

MedPeds Clinical Opportunities:

  • MedPeds Clinic Elective – Provides additional primary care time in the MedPeds Clinic in North Charleston, typically done in PGY3/PGY4 years, residents also will participate/assist in the clinic curriculum
  • MedPeds Transitions Rotation – Rotating elective through specialty clinics providing transitional care (done in 3rd or 4th year) Ex: sickle cell disease, adult CHD, SLE clinic, renal transplant, HIV

For more information on available subspecialty electives in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics please go to:

Internal Medicine

Pediatrics

Conferences

While on each rotation and throughout the entire training period the resident serves as a categorical resident for each program and attends all educational conferences for that rotation.

Internal Medicine:

  • Morning Report: Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Intern Academic Education Conference: Every Tuesday
  • Upper Level Academic Education Conference: Every Thursday
  • Grand Rounds: Every Tuesday morning

Pediatrics:

  • Morning Report: Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
  • Academic Half Day: Every Wednesday
  • Grand Rounds: Every Friday morning

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics:

  • Noon Conference:  Bi-monthly; run by Med-Peds residents
  • Business meeting: Monthly
  • Journal Club: Monthly

 

Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residents in Social Setting