Curriculum

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Curriculum

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PGY-1
PGY-1

The majority of the PGY-1 year is spent caring for patients in the hospital setting. Adult medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine, maternity care and surgery are hospital-based experiences. The Family Medicine Service allows the first-year resident to participate in the inpatient management of Lynchburg Family Medicine Residency pateints.

Rotation Length

Acute Care (AC)

2 weeks

Community Medicine and Orientation

4 weeks

Emergency Medicine

4 weeks

Family Medicine Service

3 months

LFMR Office and Practice Management

2 weeks

Musculoskeletal (MSK)

4 weeks

PEDS Ambulatory

2 weeks

PEDS -Inpatient 

1 month

Point of Care Ultrasounds (POC)

1 month either PGY1, PGY2 or PGY3

Surgery 1 month

 

PGY-2
PGY-2

Although some of the rotations are similar to the first year of training, the responsibilities of the resident are more as a supervisor and teacher. In addition to the required hospital-based rotations, most rotations emphasize the outpatient management of common office problems.

Rotation Length

Acute Care (AC)

4 weeks

Dermatology

2 weeks

Cardiology

4 weeks either PGY2 or PGY3

Family Medicine Service

3 months

FM Preceptorship

2 weeks

Gastroentrology

2 week either PGY2 or PGY3

GYN

1 month

ICU

1 month

Musculoskeletal (MSK)

2 weeks

PEDS Ambulatory

1 month

PEDS Newborn

2 weeks

Practice Management

2 weeks
Rural Medicine 1 month
Surgery 1 month
PGY-3
PGY-3

The majority of the third year is spent in the outpatient setting. Additional maternity care experience may be available for those residents who want more obstetrical training.

Rotation Length

Acute Care (AC)

4 weeks

ENT

2 weeks

Family Medicine Service

2 months

Geriatrics

1 month

Lab Medicine

2 weeks

Musculoskeletal (MSK)

2 weeks

Neuroscience

1 month

Surgery

1 month

Urology

2 weeks

Electives

6 weeks

 

 

Call Schedule

The call schedule varies depending on the year of training and the rotation. Our night float system enables the second and third year residents to take call once or twice a month.

Electives

Opportunities for electives include:

  1. Med Select Electives (residents select 1 month in PGY-1 or 2)
  2. Electives (2-4 weeks)
Electives
Electives
Acute Rehab
Allergies
Audiology
Critical Care
Dental
Family Med Teaching
FMC High Effectiveness
FMC High Efficiency
Geriatrics
Geropsychiatry
Global Health
Hospice
Hospitalist
PACE
Pain Management
Parental Health
Pharmacology
Podiatry
Urgent Care
Wound Care
Other - to be determined by resident and advisor

 

Med Select
Med Select
Endocrinology
Hematology/Oncology
Infectious Diseases
Nephrology
Pulmonology
Rheumatology

 

Longitudinal
Longitudinal

Some educational experiences occur longitudinally, over the course of 3 years.

Experience Description
Continuity Clinic 1-2 office sessions per week in PGY-1, 2-3 in PGY-2, 4-5 in PGY-3
Didactics Up to 4.5 hours per week
Procedural training Both Procedure and Musculoskeletal Clinics are held in LFMR Clinic
Maternity Care In PGY-2, residents begin prenatal care and personal birth attendance for at least 10 women
Behavioral Science Behavioral Science Seminars (3-4 hours) per month in PGY-2 and 3

Practice Management

 

Long-term Care (nursing home care, home visits)

Monthly visits in local nursing homes one half day per month in PGY-2 and 3

Community Medicine (free clinic, sports medicine)

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