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Rotations

Rotation Schedule Averages

PGY1

Rotation

Type of Experience

Length of Experience

General medicine

Clinical floor rotations at BIDMC and VA, including nightfloat

3-4 months

Oncology

Clinical floor rotations at BIDMC or DFCI

1-2 months

Critical Care

Clinical ICU experience in medical or coronary care units

1-2 months

Cardiology

Clinical floor rotation

1 month

Ambulatory

Clinical rotation

1-2 months

Emergency Room

Clinical rotation

2 weeks 

Electives

Clinical electives

2-4 weeks

PGY2

Rotation Type of Experience Length of Experience
General medicine Clinical floor rotations at BIDMC and VA, including nightfloat 9-12 weeks
Oncology Clinical floor rotations at BIDMC or DFCI 3 weeks
Critical Care Clinical ICU experience in medical or coronary care units 6-9 weeks
Cardiology Clinical floor rotation 3-6 weeks
Ambulatory Continuity Practice & Ambulatory Electives 9-15 weeks
Emergency Room Clinical rotation 3-6 weeks
Electives Inpatient clinical electives and/or research training 6-12 weeks

PGY3

Rotation Type of Experience Length of Experience
General medicine Clinical floor rotations at BIDMC and VA, including nightfloat 6-9 weeks
Oncology Clinical floor rotations at BIDMC or DFCI 0-3 weeks
Critical Care Clinical ICU experience in medical or coronary care units 6-9 weeks
Cardiology Clinical floor rotation 3-6 weeks
Ambulatory Continuity Practice & Ambulatory Electives 9-15 weeks
Emergency Room Clinical rotation 3-6 weeks
Electives Inpatient clinical electives, teaching rotations, and research 6-12 weeks

Contact Information

Residency Training Program
Internal Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
West Campus, Deaconess Building, Suite 306
One Deaconess Road
Boston, MA 02215
617-632-8273
617-632-8261
medinternship@bidmc.harvard.edu