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Curriculum

OGME Year 1 Description/Learning Objectives
OGME-1 residents will be responsible members of the patient care team.  They are involved in admission management and discharge of their assigned patients.  They are expected to progress in history taking, physical examinations and differential diagnoses.  They will develop a better understanding of disease recognition and management through case discussions and presentations.  They will take call on a block night schedule Sunday through Thursday and intermittent Saturday call with a senior resident taking 2nd call in-house with them.  They will also be expected to teach students on services with them and during didactics.  In continuity clinic they will demonstrate progressive independence for patient management advancing from 4 to 8 patients each half day.  They will be involved in assigned hospital committees. 

OGME Year 2 and 3 Description/Learning Objectives
OGME-2 and 3 residents are expected to take an increasing role in supervising and teaching junior residents and students on rotation and during didactics.  They will be expected to interact more closely with attending physicians.  They should be able to supervise the care of 15-20 patients per day as they lead their service team.  OGME 2’s and 3’s can have either ICU or Floor call.  These are done in 6 day blocks once every 4-6 weeks or on a Saturday.  OGME-2 may be required to work a night float month.  In continuity clinic, they will be expected to manage 6-8 patients per half day with increasing independence.  They will be involved in assigned hospital committees. 

Sample Rotation Curriculum - Year 1

Osteopathic Track OGME 1 (12 months)

Medical Intensive Care Unit: (1 month)
Cardiology: (1 month)
Emergency Medicine (1 month)
Rural Internal Medicine (1 month)
General Surgery (1 month)
Selective chosen by Program Director (2 months)
Women’s Health (1 month)
General Internal Medicine (4 months)

Sample Rotation Curriculum - Year 2

(12 months)

Coronary Care Unit (1 month)
General Internal Medicine (4 months)
Gastroenterology (1 month)
Neurology (1 month)
Rural Internal Medicine (1 month)
Electives (2 months)
Pulmonology (1 month)
Endocrinology (1 month)

Sample Rotation Curriculum - Year 3

(12 months)

Medical Intensive Care Unit (1 month)
Rural Medicine (1 month)
General Internal Medicine (4 months)
Heme/Onc (1 month)
Nephrology (1 month)
Infectious Disease (1 month)
Electives (2 months)
Rheumatology (1 month)

Daily House Staff Schedule

A typical day begins with sign-in rounds at 6:30am.  The night float and/or on-call team will review any admissions and impatient issues that occur overnight.

6:30 AM: SIGN OUT

7:00 AM: MANDATORY ATTENDANCE. Morning report begins for residents on PAMC as well as the night float/on call team.  Interesting cases and new admissions are reviewed at this time with faculty member. Morning report ends at 8:00 am.

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Management rounds occur with the senior residents providing guidance to junior residents in management of patients. The residents write all orders.

10:00 AM – 12 PM: (Variable): Teaching rounds occur. At this time interesting cases are discussed with the attending and further treatment plans are formulated.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: MANDATORY ATTENDANCE Noon Lecture (unless excused by chief resident or program director) Medical conference (see conference description below)

1:00 PM – 4:30 PM: Review patient care issues, finish daily progress notes and review any discharge plans with social services for the following day.  This could go longer depending on how long it takes to complete your duties.

6:30 PM: Sign-out rounds

6:30PM – 8:00AM: Block Night Shift

5:00 AM – 5:00AM: Resident MICU/NTICU call Saturday and Sunday

6:30AM – 6:30AM: Floor Call on Saturday

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