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Family Medicine Residency Curriculum

Doctor lecturingSaint Joseph Regional Medical Center Residency Program meets the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s (ACGME) requirements. Throughout a residency, rotations and evaluations occur using core competencies as a measure of performance.

First Year Resident

  • 3 blocks Medicine
  • 3 - 1/2 blocks Night Float (Medicine)
  • 2 blocks OB
  • 2 blocks Pediatrics (Newborn Care and Outpatient Pediatrics)*
  • 1 block ER*
  • 1 block Surgery*
  • 1 block Cardiology*
  • 1/2 block Radiology
  • 1/2 block Rehabilitation
  • 1/2 block Human Behavior Mental Health

Block = 4 weeks
* Vacationable block

Second Year Resident

  • 2 blocks Medicine
  • 1 block OB
  • 3 - 1/2 blocks Night Float (OB)
  • 2 blocks Pediatrics
  • 1 block ER*
  • 1 block Ortho (includes Sports Medicine)*
  • 1 block Management of Health Systems*
  • 1/2 block ENT
  • 1/2 block Human Behavior Mental Health
  • 2 blocks Electives*
  • 1/2 block Urology

Block = 4 weeks
* Vacationable block

Third Year Resident

  • 3 - 1/2 blocks Inpatient Chief
  • 1/2 block Night Chief
  • 1 block Surgery*
  • 1 block Gynecology*
  • 1 block Rural Medicine*
  • 1/2 block Community Medicine
  • 1/2 block Dermatology
  • 1/2 block Ophthalmology
  • 1/2 block Orthopedics
  • 1/2 block Human Behavior Mental Health
  • 4 blocks Electives*
  • 1/2 block Sports Medicine
  • 1 block FMC/Outpatient

Block = 4 weeks

* Vacationable block

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