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Curriculum Rotations


PGY-1

  • ORIENTATION/
    ELECTIVE - 4 WKS
  • FAM MED INPATIENT
    SERVICE (FMIS DAYS & NIGHTS) -12 WKS
  • OB - WOMEN'S HEALTH
     - 8 WKS
  • CCU - 4 WKS
  • PEDS INPATIENT - 4 WKS
  • ADULT ER - 4 WKS
  • SPORTS MEDICINCE - 2 WKS
  • GENERAL SURGERY - 3 WKS
  • NURSERY - 2 WKS
  • WORKSHOP WEEK - 1 WEEK 
  • HEALTH CENTER - 3 WKS
  • ELECTIVE - 1 WK
  • VACATION - 3 WKS


PGY-2

  • FMIS (DAYS & NIGHTS)- 11 WKS
  • PEDS OUTPATIENT - 8 WKS
  • GYN - 6 WKS
  • SPORTS MEDICINE-4 WKS
  • PEDS ER - 8 WKS
  • ADULT ER - 4 WKS
  • HEALTH CENTER - 3 WKS
  • OB - WOMEN'S HEALTH - 1 WEEK
  • ELECTIVES - 3 WKS
  • VACATION - 3 WKS


PGY-3

  • FMIS (DAYS AND NIGHTS) - 9 WKS
  • GERIATRICS - 4 WKS
  • COMMUNITY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE - 4 WKS
  • SPORTS MEDICINE - 2 WEEKS
  • PEDS ER - 2 WKS
  • DERMATOLOGY - 2 WKS
  • CARDIOLOGY - 2 WKS
  • PULMONOLOGY - 2 WKS 
  • ENT - 3 WKS   
  • HEALTH CENTER - 5 WKS
  • OB - 1 WEEK
  • ELECTIVES -12 WKS
  • VACATION - 3 WKS

1 half-day per week in the Health Center

3-4 half-days per week in the Health Center


4-5 half-days per week in
the Health Center
 

*Please note that curriculum rotations are continuously updated.

Didactics: Didactics cover a wide array of medical, community health, and behavioral medicine topics as well as procedural skills and topics in practice management. Noon conferences occur every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Tuesday didactics starts with HealthAlliance-Clinton Grand Rounds at 7:30 am via Zoom and the Department of Family Medicine & Community Health Grand Rounds at 12:00 pm via Zoom. These are followed by protected time all afternoon for Team Rounds, lectures by our core faculty, workshops and resident wellness lectures and activities including Balint. 


Integrated Behavioral Health: Our Behavioral Health curriculum is a strength of training at UMass and in Fitchburg. You have the support of psychologists trained to support primary care. Therapists and psychiatrists in our neighboring community health center are enthusiastic partners in treating patients with psychiatric issues as well as assistance with such issues as behavioral modification, patient non-compliance, drug seeking behavior and more.