Third-Year Residency2018-09-20T16:25:29+00:00

Curriculum: Third-Year Residency (R3)

AMBULATORY GYNECOLOGY — 1 block
Opportunity to certify in colposcopy
Outpatient gynecology work with community faculty attending physicians

BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE — 2 weeks
Inpatient substance abuse treatment
Inpatient psychiatric services
Observe ECT

DERMATOLOGY — 1 block
Extensive outpatient dermatology
Experience with dermatological procedures

ELECTIVE — 3 blocks
Opportunity to cater to special interests, ie.; anesthesiology, radiology, wound care, headache, neurology, pain management, pulmonary, urgent care, OMT, woman’s health, integrative medicine or physical therapy
Devoted to specific interests of residents
Global medicine electives available. Limited to one block rotation in third year

EMERGENCY MEDICINE/RADIOLOGY — 1 block
Application of ATLS and ACLS principles
Evaluation and treatment of emergency patients including trauma and severe illness
Development of urgent care procedural skills

ENT/OPHTHALMOLOGY — 1 block
Office experience with active ENT and ophthalmology specialists
Optional participation in surgery according to the interest of the resident

FAMILY MEDICINE INPATIENT SERVICE — 2 blocks
Responsibility for inpatient care of UI Health L.P. Johnson Family Health Center patients
Experience supervising residents for inpatient services to enhance own learning and teaching skills
OB deliveries/availability for emergent OB cases
Bedside teaching rounds for junior residents and medical students

GERIATRICS — 1 block
Participation in a multi-disciplinary geriatric assessment team evaluating complex health problems in elderly patients
Subacute hospital/short-stay unit for patients in transition from acute care hospital to home or nursing home care
Participate in management of palliative care and hospice patients

ORTHOPEDICS — 1 block
Outpatient and inpatient orthopedics
Experience in management of acute musculoskeletal injuries and fractures
Ample opportunity to assist in surgery

UROLOGY — 2 weeks
Outpatient and inpatient experience
Opportunity to assist during surgery

UI HEALTH L.P. JOHNSON FAMILY HEALTH CENTER
Four half-days per week in health center
Further development of a panel of health center patients
Increased emphasis on office procedures including training in colposcopy, vasectomy, IUDs, Nexplanon and minor surgery
Videotaping and case reviews done regularly

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