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Internal Medicine Residency Schedules

All inpatient rotations take place at Lenox Hill Hospital.

Outpatient rotations are located at the following facilities:

  • Lenox Hill Medicine - East 85th Street
  • Retroviral Disease Center - East 64th Street, NYS designated AIDS center
  • Queens Long Island Medical Group - Astoria, NY

The academic year is divided into a fixed "6 - 2" - schedule. Residents rotate on 6 weeks of inpatient services followed by 2 weeks of ambulatory services. The following is yearly breakdown based on each post-graduate year (PGY).

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Residents Schedule

PGY-1 Categorical

Four Week BlocksTwo Week Blocks
GMF (4 months)Night Float (2-4 weeks)
ICU (1 month)Stepdown Telemetry (2 -4 weeks)
CCU (1 month)Vacation (4 weeks)
Stepdown Telemetry (2-4 weeks)Ambulatory (12-14 weeks)
Elective (2 weeks)

PGY-1 Preliminary

Four Week BlocksTwo Week Blocks
GMF (5 months)Night Float (2-4 weeks)
ICU (1 month)Stepdown Telemetry (2 -4 weeks)
CCU (1 month)Vacation (4 weeks)
Stepdown Telemetry (2-4 weeks)Ambulatory (2 weeks)
Elective(6 weeks)

PGY-2 Categorical

Four Week BlocksTwo Week Blocks
GMF (2 months)ICU consult/Rapid Response Team (2 weeks)
Stepdown Telemetry (1 month) - 2 weeks days/2 weeks nightsPalliative Care (2 weeks)
CCU (1 month)ID consult (2 weeks)
Neurology Consult (2 weeks)
ED (2 weeks)
Night Float (2-6 weeks)
Vacation (4 weeks)
Elective (4 weeks)

PGY-3 Categorical

Four Week BlocksTwo Week Blocks
GMF (2 months)SHO/Day Float (2 weeks)
ICU (1-2 months)ICU consult/Rapid Response Team (2 weeks)
CCU (0-1 month)Medicine consult (2 weeks)
Senior Admitting Resident (2 weeks)Geriatrics (2 weeks)
ED (2 weeks)
Night Float (2 weeks)
Stepdown Telemetry (2 weeks)
Vacation (4 weeks)
Elective (6 weeks)

Call Schedule

Floor Call

  • Every 4th long call 7am - 8pm
  • Admit 2pm - 7pm
  • Sign out to NF at 8pm

Night Float

  • Six nights/week 8pm-7am (9am on Saturdays)
  • Saturday night off

ICU/CCU Call
Three teams split the following shifts over a block:

  • Short Call 7am - 4pm
  • Long Call 7am - 8pm (ICU); 7am - 7pm (CCU)
  • Night Shift 8pm - 7am (ICU); 7pm - 7am (CCU)
  • Weekend short call team does not come in

Sub-specialty Electives

Electives are comprised of inpatient subspecialty consultative and ambulatory components. Some of our electives include:

Gastroenterology
Cardiology
Hematology/Oncology
Nephrology
HIV medicine
Pulmonology
Infectious Disease
Rheumatology
Allergy/Immunology
Endocrinology
Dermatology
Critical Care
Palliative Care
Research
Private Office
Off-site elective