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Curriculum


In addition to the responsibilities below, residents have their continuity family medicine clinic for 2 - 4 half days per week.

First Year

Rotation: Educational focus: Calls (per rotation):
Inpatient Medicine
(4 weeks)
General inpatient internal medicine 3 weekend 8am - 8pm calls
1 weekend rounding day
Inpatient Family Medicine Surgery (FMS)
(2 x 4 weeks)
General inpatient internal medicine, general surgery, and surgical subspecialties in the inpatient setting 3 weekend 8am - 8pm calls
1 weekend rounding day
Inpatient Pediatrics - CHO
(4 weeks)
Care of hospitalized children at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland Q4 call until 11pm, including weekends
Inpatient Pediatrics - Newborn Nursery
(4 weeks)
Newborn stabilization, assessment, and management at CCRMC (postpartum and nursery) 4 weekend rounding days
4 weekday short calls (5pm - 8pm)
Emergency Medicine
(4 weeks)
Assessment and management of urgent and emergent medical issues in the ER, opportunity to work with anesthesia in the ORs, and a focus on procedure training Some evening and weekend shifts, no additional call
Night House Officer
(2 x 2 weeks)
Care of all inpatient floor patients overnight in addition to helping with admissions 6 days per week, Saturdays off
Night Admit
(2 weeks)
Medical and surgical admissions overnight (ICU admits done by the senior resident) 6 days per week, Saturdays off
Ob/Gyn
(2 x 4 weeks)
Management of all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology in the inpatient and outpatient settings 1 weekend 12 hour shift
Clinics
(4 weeks)
Outpatient specialty focus including dermatology, GI, ENT, urology, ophthalmology, and minor procedures 1 Saturday overnight call (8pm - noon)
4 weekday short calls (5pm - 8pm)
Family Medicine Clinics
(4 weeks)
Outpatient rotation with focus on improving skills in continuity family medicine clinic including inbasket management, working in PCMH team, and didactics 1 Saturday overnight call (8pm - noon)
3 weekday short calls (5pm - 8pm)
Behavioral Medicine
(4 weeks)
Outpatient and inpatient psychiatric consult experiences, addiction medicine 2 Saturday overnight call (8pm - noon)
2 weekday short call (5pm - 8pm)
Orthopedics
(2 weeks)
Ambulatory focus including sports medicine, physical therapy, and radiology; a second two weeks of ortho is completed in third year 2 weekday short call (5pm - 8pm)

Second Year

Rotation: Educational focus: Calls (per rotation):
Inpatient Medicine
(2 x 4 weeks)
General inpatient internal medicine 3 weekend 8am - 8pm calls
1 weekend rounding day
Inpatient Family Medicine Surgery (FMS)
(4 weeks)
General inpatient internal medicine, general surgery, and surgical subspecialties in the inpatient setting 3 weekend 8am - 8pm calls
1 weekend rounding day
ICU
(4 weeks)
Care of critically ill patients in the CCRMC ICU 4 weekend 8am - 8 pm calls
2 weeknight short calls (5pm - 8pm)
Night Float
(2 weeks)
Overnight management of ICU / IMCU patients, acts as senior for the night team 6 days per week, Saturdays off
Emergency Medicine
(4 weeks)
Assessment and management of urgent and emergent medical issues in the ER, focus on procedure training Some evening and weekend shifts, no additional call
Ob/Gyn
(4 weeks)
Management of all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology in the inpatient and outpatient settings Thurs and Sun 24 hour calls
Gyn/Peds
(4 weeks)
General and specialty pediatrics clinics, child abuse, gynecology clinics with procedure emphasis, and an opt-out abortion curriculum Friday 24 hour calls
2 weekday short calls (5pm - 8pm)
5 weekday home calls
Pediatric Urgent Care - CHO
(4 weeks)
Lower acuity emergency department patients at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland Tues, Fri, and Sunday 1-9pm shifts
3 weekday short calls (5pm - 8pm)
Outpatient Med / Peds
(4 weeks)
Outpatient pediatrics and specialty clinics 1 Saturday overnight call (8pm - 10am)
3 weekday short calls (5pm - 8pm)
5 home calls
Family Medicine Clinics
(4 weeks)
Outpatient rotation with focus on improving skills in continuity family medicine clinic including inbasket management, working in PCMH team, and didactics 1 Saturday overnight call (8pm - 10am)
2 weekday short calls (5pm - 8pm)
3 home calls
Care of the Dependent Adult (CODA)
(4 weeks)
Addiction medicine, Inpatient consult experience with geriatric psych, and outpatient care with geriatric, disabled, and hospice patients 2 Saturday overnight call (8pm - 10am)
3 weekday short calls (5pm - 8pm)
4 home calls
Elective
(4 weeks)
Program director-approved educational experience based on residents' personal educational goals. Global Health Track residents have the option of working abroad. None
Jeopardy
(2 weeks)
Backup coverage for residents in case of illness or personal leave. Variable

Third Year

Rotation: Educational focus: Calls (per rotation):
Inpatient Medicine
(4 weeks)
General inpatient internal medicine 3 weekend 8am - 8pm calls
1 weekend rounding day
Inpatient Family Medicine Surgery (FMS)
(4 weeks)
General inpatient internal medicine, general surgery, and surgical subspecialties in the inpatient setting 3 weekend 8am - 8pm calls
1 weekend rounding day
ICU
(4 weeks)
Care of critically ill patients in the CCRMC ICU 4 weekend 8am - 8 pm calls
2 weeknight short calls (5pm - 8pm)
Night Float
(2 weeks)
Overnight management of ICU / IMCU patients, acts as senior for the night team 6 days per week, Saturdays off
Night Admit
(2 weeks)
Medical and surgical admissions overnight (ICU admits done by the senior resident) 6 days per week, Saturdays off
Emergency Medicine
(4 weeks)
Assessment and management of urgent and emergent medical issues in the ER, focus on procedure training Some evening and weekend shifts, no additional call
Ob/Gyn
(2 x 4 weeks)
Management of all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology in the inpatient and outpatient settings One 24 hour call per week
2 weekend rounding days
Pediatric Emergency Medicine - CHO
(4 weeks)
Care emergency department patients at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland Some evening and weekend shifts 1 Saturday overnight call (8pm - 8am) 2 home calls
Med Outpatient
(4 weeks)
Outpatient specialty clinics including ENT, cardiology, surgery, rheumatology, heme/onc, and HIV clinics 1 Saturday overnight call (8pm - 8am)
3 weekday short calls (5pm - 8pm)
5 home calls
Family Medicine Clinics
(4 weeks)
Outpatient rotation with focus on improving skills in continuity family medicine clinic including inbasket management, working in PCMH team, and didactics 1 Saturday overnight call (8pm - 8am)
3 weekday short calls (5pm - 8pm)
4 home calls
Orthopedics
(2 weeks)
Ambulatory focus including sports medicine, physical therapy, and radiology 1 Saturday overnight call (8pm - 8am)
2 weekday short calls (5pm - 8pm)
3 home calls
Elective
(6 weeks + 2 weeks)
Program director-approved educational experience based on residents' personal educational goals. All residents have the option of working abroad during their 6 week elective. No call or clinic responsibilities during 6 week elective
Jeopardy
(2 weeks)
Backup coverage for residents in case of illness or personal leave. Variable

Descriptions of call:

  1. Short call: call is from 5 pm to 8 pm either doing admissions or covering floor calls.
  2. Call back: back up call for the residents in-house. If the hospital gets busy and the ICU resident feels additional help is needed, the call back resident is called in. This is done only in 2nd and 3rd years.
  3. Variable: occurs as the jeopardy resident; if you are jeopardized, you are called in to cover the duties of another resident who is out for personal reasons or emergencies. You are given 24-hour advance notice, and your personal clinics are not cancelled.