In the PGYI, approximately 70% of the curriculum is devoted to inpatient care (general medicine and ICUs), and approximately 30% to ambulatory care in the intern's continuity clinic and in special seminars devoted to the principles of ambulatory care.
- General Medicine Wards/Night Team: 6-7 months
- MICU: .5-1 month
- CCU: 1 month
- Emergency Medicine: 1 month
- Ambulatory Care: 2 months
- Subspecialty elective or research: 1 month
- Vacation: 1 month
In PGYI, all categorical interns have 2 ambulatory care rotations, 1 in each half year, which feature diverse curricula in ambulatory clinical medicine, psychosocial/behavioral medicine, physical diagnosis, and clinical experience.
The following teaching sessions are incorporated into each ACR week in the PGYI ACR:
- 4 ambulatory morning rounds (AMRs)
- 1 physical diagnosis round (3 hours)
- 1 psychosocial seminar (3 hours)
- 4 noon clinical conferences
- 1 Medicine grand rounds
The Department of Medicine also provides 1-year positions for applicants who desire clinical training in general medicine before entering a specialty residency.
See Preliminary Internship for more information.