Rotations & Call Schedule
Residents complete a 5 year educational program. Working hours are generally 7 am to 7 pm, or until clinical and didactic responsibilities are completed. Residents receive a total of 20 days of paid time off which can be used for vacation, personal needs, and holidays. Residents are also allowed a total of 5 days of paid time for conference attendance and other educational needs.
The surgical call schedule is created by the Senior Resident. Call is assigned on a weekly basis with Resident responsible for the weekend and week preceding the weekend. Responsibilities include coverage of the in-house general surgical cases as well as coverage of the emergency medicine department. The Resident is not required to stay in house during the call period