Curriculum


During the three-year residency, residents assume increasing responsibility for patient care and administrative tasks.  Each clinical year includes a mixture of outpatient and inpatient care, with an additional month of orientation in the first year.

Three-Year Curriculum Rotation Schedule

Click on a topic area name for specific goals and objectives documents in PDF format.

PGY I

  • 4 weeks – Core Month
  • 2 weeks – Emergency Medicine
  • 4 weeks – Obstetrics
  • 3 weeks – Urgent care
  • 8 weeks – Inpatient Pediatrics
  • 12 weeks – Inpatient Medicine
  • 4 weeks – ICU
  • 2 weeks – Cardiology
  • 2 weeks – Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • 4 weeks – Rural Arizona Family Medicine (rural opportunities)
  • 3 weeks – Community Medicine/Family Medicine Clinic
  • 4 weeks –Vacation

PGY II

  • 4 weeks – Dermatology
  • 4 weeks – Sports Medicine
  • 3 weeks – NICU/Newborn Nursery
  • 12 weeks – Inpatient Medicine
  • 4 weeks – Research Block
  • 4 weeks - Rural Family Medicine (rural opportunities)
  • 4 weeks – General Surgery
  • 2-3 weeks – Family Medicine Clinic
  • 4 weeks – Rural Emergency Medicine (rural opportunities)
  • 4 weeks – Rural Obstetrics (rural opportunities)
  • 3 weeks – Local Elective 
  • 4 weeks – Vacation

PGY III

  • 8 weeks – Inpatient Medicine
  • 4 weeks – Orthopedics
  • 3 weeks – Adult Specialty Clinics
  • 4 weeks – Geriatrics & Palliative Care
  • 4 weeks – Outpatient Gynecology
  • 2-3 weeks – Family Medicine Clinic
  • 4 weeks – Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • 4 weeks – Pediatric Specialty clinics
  • 4 weeks – Health Systems Management & Quality Improvement
  • 3 weeks – Outpatient Pediatric Clinic
  • 8 weeks – Electives 
  • 4 weeks – Vacation

Tracks:

  • Global Health Track
  • Health Disparities Track (page coming soon)
  • Integrative Medicine Track