PGY 2 2018-04-02T17:40:42+00:00

Curriculum: PGY II

Cardiology — 1 block
Teaching by cardiologists in both an inpatient and outpatient setting with a wide spectrum of cardiac cases.
Focus on cardiac history and physicals, presenting symptoms, risk factor assessment, and acute cardiac emergencies
Experience with stress testing

ICU — 1 block
Learn to manage broad range of critical care problems
Mechanical ventilator management
Potential procedural skills including intubation, thoracentesis and placement of central and arterial lines

Ambulatory Medicine — 2 blocks
Responsible for impatient care of FHC and primary care clinic patients including obstetrics patients
General medicine patients who represent a typical family physician’s service
Daily rounds with attendings

Obstetrics — 2 blocks
Weekly morning report OB conference with all residents
Increased case complexity

Community Medicine — 2 weeks
A variety of experiences available, including rural practice, home health care, and school-based health clinic
Participation in management of hospice patients
Exposure to community homeless shelter medical care and STD clinic in jail setting
Opportunity to give community education lectures

Ambulatory Gynecology — 1 block
Opportunity to certify in colposcopy curriculum
Outpatient gynecology work with community teaching attendings

Pediatric ER/NICU — 1 block
High-volume peds ER
NICU level II and III experience

Infectious Disease — 1 block
Full management of critically ill patients acting as consultant with specialist support
Sharpen skills of diagnosis of infectious disease including use of microbiology laboratory
One-on-one discussions with ID faculty
Weekly ID resident/student presentations

Gastroenterology — 1 block
Assessment and management of GI problems
Consultation service from large specialty group noted for outstanding teaching

Ambulatory Pediatrics — 1 block
A valuable experience in the office management of pediatric problems
Curricular focus on adolescent health and pediatric behavior disorders including eating disorders, adolescent depression and ADHD

Practice Management – 2 weeks
Expertise coding – highly rated opportunity for learning a variety of billing and Medicare compliance issues
Exposure to new model of family medicine
Work with clinic manager and L.P. Johnson Family Health Center operations committee to develop practice plan and participate in quality review process
Opportunity to focus experience in areas of resident interest

L.P. Johnson Family Health Center
Second-year residents generally spend three half-days per week in clinic, further developing a panel of clinic patients
Increased office procedures
Videotaping and case reviews done regularly

Elective — 2 weeks 
Opportunity to cater to own special interests, i.e., wound care, headache, neurology, pain management, women’s health, pulmonary, urgent care, OMT, integrative medicine or physical therapy
Devoted to specific interests of residents

*Curriculum is subject to revision by the American Board of Family Medicine and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).