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Family Medicine Main Residency Block Schedule

2023 - 2024


Rotations Amount of Time
Intern Introduction to Family Medicine* 4 weeks
Inpatient Family Medicine* 8 weeks
Geriatrics 4 weeks
Emergency Medicine 4 weeks
Surgery 2 weeks
Inpatient Pediatrics 8 weeks
Mother/Baby 4 weeks
Psychiatry 1 4 weeks
Critical Care 3 weeks
Newborn Nursery 2 weeks
Outpatient Pediatrics 2 weeks
Night Float (with senior resident) 2 weeks
Outpatient Family Medicine 2 weeks

We are part of an innovative program offered by the ABFM. This allows us to divide your inpatient and outpatient continuity care into continuous weeks. We feel it is important for you to learn the skills associated with caring for patients before asking you to care for both patient panels simultaneously.  The rotations marked are part of this initiative.


Rotations Duration
Neurology 4 weeks
Night Float 6 weeks
Inpatient Family Medicine 6 weeks
Sports Medicine 4 weeks
Procedures 4 weeks
Outpatient Pediatrics 4 weeks
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 4 weeks
Gynecology 4 weeks
Practice Management 4 weeks
Psychiatry 2 4 weeks
Elective 8 weeks


Rotations Duration
Mother/Baby 4 weeks
Orthopaedic Surgery 4 weeks
Inpatient Family Medicine 10 weeks
Ophthalmology 2 weeks
Radiology 2 weeks
Dermatology 4 weeks
Surgical Subspecialty 4 weeks
Pediatrics Subspecialty 4 weeks
Cardiology 4 weeks
Night Float (orienting intern) 2 weeks
Nephrology 4 weeks
Elective 8 weeks


There is really no limit to the possibility when it comes to electives!

We believe that this is important to allow you to direct you educational experience to fit the wide range of interests and skills of a family physician.  This list is only a small representation of some of our most popular electives. Many residents choose to repeat rotations to increase exposure.

Global Health  
Life Style Medicine  
Addiction Medicine  
Point of Care Ultrasound  
Wound Care  
Allergy and Immunology  
Hematology and Oncology  
Infectious Disease  


Feb 6, 2023