Second Year Curriculum

Regions Emergency Department

  • 26.2 weeks
  • Multiple patient care
  • Direct resuscitation of selected critically-ill medical patients
  • Develop clinical competency with various procedural skills
  • Provide consultation to prehospital providers via telephone with faculty supervision
  • EM-2 emergency medicine residents will work approximately 48 hours per week

Pediatric Emergency Department

  • 5.2 weeks split over 2 blocks
  • Evaluation and management of pediatric patients with emergency and urgent medical and surgical problems
  • St. Paul Children’s Hospital

Surgical Intensive Care

  • 5.2 weeks split over 2 blocks
  • Resident responsibility equal to PGY-2 surgical resident

Medical Intensive Care Unit

  • 4 weeks
  • Paired with EM-1
  • Patients admitted to the ICU and CCU
  • Resident has the same supervisory responsibility as PGY-2 in internal medicine

Surgical Subspecialties

  • 4.2 weeks
  • Resident covers “first call” for several surgical subspecialties including Plastics/Hand, ENT, Max Face, and Ophthalmology.
  • One week is spent on Hand Service

Community ED

  • 4.2 weeks
  • Community experience at one of several area hospitals.