call is taken in one week blocks. Fellows
take call five days per week out of every three or four weeks. The only difference in the call schedule is
that the week out of every three or four weeks. The Adult track fellows perform
consults in Jacobi and North Central Bronx Hospitals, while the Internal
Medicine/Pediatric track fellows do not.
In order to balance the workload, the Adult track fellows never have any
weekend call responsibilities, while the Internal Medicine/Pediatric fellows do
take call on weekends. Fellows consult
with Adult Division attending for adult in-patients and with the Pediatric
Division attending on pediatric in-patients. The Internal Medicine/Pediatric
track fellows handle almost all of the immunodeficiency and HIV-related
consults. It is extremely rare for fellows to have to return to the hospital at
night for consultations.