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Rotation Schedule

The academic year consists of 13 blocks, each four weeks in length. A sample of the internal medicine curriculum is listed below.

Block PGY 1 PGY 2 PGY 3
1 Internal Medicine Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
2 Internal Medicine Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
3 Internal Medicine Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
4 Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
5 Internal Medicine Internal Medicine ICU
6 Internal Medicine ICU Cardiology - OP
7 Emergency Medicine Cardiology - IP Nephrology
8 Pulmonary Medicine Rheumatology Nephrology
9 General Surgery Infectious Disease Hematology/Oncology
10 Women's Health Gastroenterology Sleep Medicine
11 Dermatology Geriatrics Geriatrics
12 Endocrine Elective Elective
13 Community Medicine Elective Elective

 

Didactic Components

1. The clinical experience will be supplemented by a structured didactic program comprised of daily case report, daily noon conference, grand rounds, Journal Club, OMT clinics and procedure workshops.
2. Daily didactics (monthly template schedule below)

Week Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1 Outpatient Yale Case Inpatient Case Sub Specialty Procedure & Board Review CME
2 Outpatient Yale Case Inpatient Case Sub Specialty Procedure & Board Review CME
3 Outpatient Yale Case Inpatient Case Sub Specialty Procedure & Board Review CME
4 Outpatient Yale Case
Inpatient Case
Sub Specialty
Procedure & Board Review
CME

Daily noon lectures

Lectures cover a wide variety of topics and subspecialties aimed at creating a well-rounded learning experience. The noon lecture curriculum series consists of the following areas:

  • General internal medicine
  • Subspecialty medicine
  • Outpatient medicine
  • Pharmacy medicine
  • Business, law and ethics of medicine
  • Morbidity and mortality conferences

Grand rounds

  • Occur each Friday with all members of the medical staff

Journal Club

  • Occurs monthly over dinner hosted by the program director

OMT clinic and workshops

  • All internal medicine interns will work a minimum of three shifts in the OMT clinic during the academic year.
  • Procedure training sessions include mock codes, mega codes, sonosite and lumbar puncture.