Our program is one of only 25 family medicine residency programs nationwide that has been granted a waiver to allow us to explore innovative residency scheduling structures.
In July 2018, we began the implemented of a "2+2” rotation structure. This change focused our residents’ clinical experience on foundational inpatient experiences with equal focus on the outpatient family medicine practice. Residents alternate between 2 weeks of non-FM clinic work and 2 weeks of outpatient work in the family medicine center, managing their continuity panel.
These changes have resulted in regular resident presence in the family medicine center to facilitate patients’ access to care, close working relationships within our clinic teams, and improved preparation for residency graduates to lead interdisciplinary teams.
Example of a block schedule from each track (click on image to enlarge)