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A Day in the Life

See what it's like to be one of our residents!

Typical Schedule:

6:00 am:

6:30 am:

6:00/6:30–8:00 am:

8:00 am–12:00 pm(ish):

 

11:00 am:

12:00 pm–1:00 pm:

 

 

 

1:00 pm–4:00 pm:

 

4:00 pm:

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm:

6:00 pm:

6:30 pm:

Morning sign out for Blue and Orange Team, PICU, NICU

Morning sign out for Red and Purple Team

Prerounding, examine patients

Family centered rounds with the attending, accompanied by SW,           

      pharmacy, nurses when possible

Discharge rounds for general team seniors (red and purple)

Protected time for lectures

  • Monday: “All Things Considered” on Monday

  • Tuesday: Grand Rounds on Tuesday

  • Thursday: Academic Half Day (12:00 – 3:00 pm)

  • Friday: Staff Conference (sometimes 8:00 am during interview season)

Call consults, wrap up discharges, complete notes, take new       

      admissions, teaching with medical students/junior residents

Short call resident/intern signs out to long call resident/intern

Take new admissions, check on patients

Evening sign out for Blue and Orange Team

Evening sign out for Red and Purple team

Calls:

  • 24 hr call every 4 days (Q4):

    • PGY 1: Newborn Nursery

    • PGY2: PICU x 1 month, NICU weekends (2 calls per block) x 2 months

    • PGY3: Mt. Sinai and Sinai cross cover (1 month each), PICU x 1 month

  • Weekend night cross cover: 1-2 times per year on an elective rotation

  • Night float:

    • NICU x 1 week per rotation

    • Night float wards: 2 week block covering Monday through Friday, 1-2x per year

Team Structure:

  • Wards teams:

    • 1-2 Seniors: one PGY2/3 on Blue/Orange or a PGY2 and PGY3 on Red/Purple

    • 2 Interns

    • Medical Students and Observers

    • Fellow on Orange, Blue, and Purple (for Nephro)

    • Attending

  • Wards Roles:

    • PGY1: present on rounds, examine patients daily, write H&Ps and notes, main caretaker for the patients and communicator with the family

    • PGY2: supervisory role on team, attend multidisciplinary discharge rounds

    • PGY3: supervisory role on team overseeing all other residents, running rounds, teaching medical students and junior residents

  • Multidisciplinary Rounds:

    • Physician Team

    • Bedside Nurse, Charge Nurse

    • Pharmacist

    • Social Worker

  • PediPals Team: devoted to easing hospitalization

    • Music Therapy​

    • Child Life​

    • Child Psychology

    • Palliative Care

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