Schedule Features

12 Month Intern Year – residents become supervising senior residents as R2’s alongside their categorical co-residents

Scheduling system – we are one of the few Med-Peds programs in the country to have an x+y system in place for both medicine and pediatrics

Switches – residents switch between pediatric and medicine rotations approximately every 2-3 months

Vacation – 28 days of vacation per academic year with an additional 5 days off during the winter holidays when on a pediatric rotation. An additional week off at the end of intern year (“intern week”) and an “intern skip day” on pediatrics

Grand Rounds – monthly Med-Peds grand rounds with faculty and residents that include program developments, journal club, senior talks. Quarterly resident wellness activities also included.

Retreats – Fall and Spring retreats for both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, as well as a dedicated Med-Peds retreat in the Spring

Internal Medicine

R1

  • 2 weeks MICU
  • 2 weeks VA MICU
  • 2 weeks CCU
  • 4 weeks RR wards
  • 4 weeks OV wards
  • 2 weeks VA ER
  • 4 weeks PCM
  • 4 weeks +1

R2

  • 4 weeks VA Wards
  • 2 weeks CCU
  • 2 weeks VA MICU
  • 2 weeks night admitting
  • 2 weeks Harbor ER
  • 2 weeks procedures RR (non-jeopardy)
  • 4 weeks PCM
  • 4 weeks +1
  • 2 weeks palliative care selective
     

R3

  • 2 weeks MICU
  • 2 weeks VA MICU
  • 2 weeks Hospitalist
  • 2 weeks SM Nights
  • 4 weeks OV
  • 4 weeks PCM
  • 4 weeks Elec
  • 4 weeks +1
     

R4

  • 4 weeks RR wards
  • 4 weeks Geriatrics (2 weeks at SM and 2 weeks at VA)
  • 2 weeks IMCS
  • 2 weeks solid onc
  • 4 weeks elective
  • 4 weeks +1
  • 2 weeks Neuro (VA)
  • 2 weeks consults

Pediatrics

R1

  • 8 weeks wards (Gold, SMW, MCW)
  • 2 weeks neonatal ICU (SM)
  • 2 weeks nursery (Miller)
  • 2 weeks OV
  • 2 weeks PCC
  • 2 weeks UCLA nights
  • 2 weeks Elective + UCLA
  • 4 weeks +1

R2

  • 2 weeks wards (SMW)
  • 4 weeks NICU (RR)
  • 2 weeks nursery (Miller)
  • 2 weeks PICU (RR)
  • 2 weeks Heme-Onc
  • 2 weeks nights (OV)
  • 2 weeks development
  • 2 weeks elective
  • 2 weeks elective + UCLA
  • 4 weeks +1

R3

  • 6 weeks wards (Silver, Gold, SMW)
  • 2 weeks NICU (RR)
  • 2 weeks ADOL
  • 2 weeks HER
  • 2 weeks development
  • 2 weeks nights (RR)
  • 4 weeks elective
  • 4 weeks +1

R4

  • 4 weeks wards (Miller, SM)
  • 2 weeks PICU nights
  • 2 weeks HER
  • 2 weeks Millers ER
  • 2 weeks ADOL
  • 2 weeks VFC
  • 2 weeks TCP
  • 4 weeks elective
  • 4 weeks +1