Clinical Rotations: rotations are designed to occur in 4 week blocks.
Orientation Block: The goal of the Orientation block is to provide a smooth transition into residency, to understand how the ED, hospital and community work and to get to know your fellow residents and faculty. Some of the activities include: ACLS, PALS, ATLS, an EKG course, hospital tour, library tour and visits to community resources. Didactic sessions are given on relevant EM topics. The residents are introduced to programs related to emergency medicine including: the medical flight service, the disaster medical assistance team, the center for injury prevention and research and the urgent care center. Residents also work about 15 hours weekly in the ED.