Rotation Schedule Averages


PGY1

Rotation

Type of Experience

Length of Experience

General medicine

Clinical floor rotations at BIDMC and VA, including night float

4 months

Oncology & BMT

Clinical floor rotations at BIDMC or DFCI

1-2 months

Critical Care

Clinical ICU experience in medical or cardiac care units

2 months

Cardiology

Clinical floor rotation

1 month

Liver/Kidney

Clinical floor rotation

0-1 month

Ambulatory

Clinical rotation

8 weeks

Emergency Room

Clinical rotation

2 weeks

Electives/Jeopardy

Clinical electives

2-4 weeks

Vacation

3 weeks
+ 1 five day
holiday period

PGY2

Rotation

Type of Experience

Length of Experience

General medicine

Clinical floor rotations at BIDMC and VA, including night float

9-12 weeks

Oncology & BMT

Clinical floor rotations at BIDMC or DFCI

3 weeks

Critical Care

Clinical ICU experience in medical or cardiac care units

6-9 weeks

Cardiology

Clinical floor rotation

3-6 weeks

Liver/Kidney

Clinical floor rotation

0-3 weeks

Ambulatory

Continuity Practice & Ambulatory Electives

12-15 weeks

Emergency Room

Clinical rotation

2 weeks

Electives

Inpatient clinical electives and/or research training

9-12 weeks

Vacation

3 weeks
+ 1 five day holiday period

PGY3

Rotation

Type of Experience

Length of Experience

General medicine

Clinical floor rotations at BIDMC and VA, including night float

6-9 weeks

Oncology & BMT

Clinical floor rotations at BIDMC or DFCI

0-3 weeks

Critical Care

Clinical ICU experience in medical or cardiac care units

6-9 weeks

Cardiology

Clinical floor rotation

3-6 weeks

Liver/Kidney

Clinical floor rotation

0-3 weeks

Ambulatory

Continuity Practice & Ambulatory Electives

9-15 weeks

Electives

Inpatient clinical electives, teaching rotations, and research

6-12 weeks

Vacation

3 weeks
+ 2 five day holiday periods

 

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