Detailed Curriculum

Detailed Curriculum for AY 2016-17

Curricula combining Rotations and Longitudinal Experiences

  • Adult Medicine
    • Rotations: Inpatient Medicine (5), ICU/CCU (1), Cardiology (1), Pulmonary (1), Elective(s)
      • Must log at least:
        • 750 Inpatient encounters
        • 15 Critical care encounters
    • FMC experience
    • Didactics: Med subspecialty; HP/DP; Outpt Report (resident presented); Morning report on IM rotation
  • Women’s Health
    • Rotations: Inpatient Medicine, Community Medicine, Obstetrics, Gynecology
      • Log 100 hours of gynecology experience
    • FMC experience
    • Didactics: Women’s Health
  • Care of the Older Patient
    • Rotations: Geriatrics, Inpatient Medicine, Community Medicine
    • FMC experience, Continuity Nursing Home Visits, Home Visits
      • Must see at least 165 patients age 60 and older in the FMC
    • Didactics: Geriatrics
  • Care of Infants, Neonates, Adolescents and Children
    • Rotations: Inpatient Peds at Children’s Memorial Hermann, 2 blocks of Ambulatory Peds, Pediatric ER, CAC, NICU/NBN, Community Medicine
      • Must Log at least:
        • 40 newborn encounters (both well and ill)
        • 250 encounters with children in hospital and emergency setting
          • At least 75 inpatient and 75 emergency department encounters
    • FMC experience
      • Must see at least 165 children under the age of 10
    • Didactics: Pediatrics, CMH report (resident given); Conferences on Peds rotations
  • Maternity and Gynecologic Care
    • Rotations: OB (2); Outpatient gynecology; Optional Elective OB
    • No minimum number of deliveries but must deliver at least two woman for whom you provided prenatal care (continuity delivery)
    • FMC experience
    • Didactics: OB/GYN, Morning report on OB rotation
    • ALSO Certification, PGY 1 year
  • Community Medicine
    • Rotations: Community Medicine, FM orientation
    • FMC experience
  • Care of the Skin
    • Rotations: Dermatology
    • FMC experience
    • Didactics: Procedure workshops (5th Wed); Med/surg specialties
    • Practice Management and Health Systems Leadership (min 100 hours)
      • Rotations: Practice Management (see goals and objectives)
      • FMC experience; Participation in Hospital Committees/Subcommittees
      • Didactics: Practice Management
  • Procedures
    • Rotations: Multiple
    • FMC experience
    • Didactics: 5th Wednesday Series
    • Required procedures: Ingrown toenail removal, skin cryosurgery, punch biopsy, joint injection, pap smear, I&D abscess, suture removal

Curricula Primarily Occurring in Rotations

  • Care of the Surgical Patient (including surgical subspecialties)
    • Rotations: General Surgery (1 block); ENT, Ophtho, Urology
    • Didactics: Medical/surgical subspecialty
  • Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine
    • Rotations: Orthopedics, Sports Medicine (min 200 hours)
    • FMC experience
    • Didactics: Ortho/Sports Med
  • Emergency Care
    • Rotations: Emergency Medicine (min 200 hours); Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    • ACLS, PALS and NALS Certifications
  • Diagnostic and Nuclear Imaging
    • Rotations: Radiology

Longitudinal Curricula

  • Human Behavior and Mental Health
    • FMC experience: Patient care; directly observed interviews;
    • Didactics: Behavior, Balint group
    • Outcome measurements: Attendance at didactics; Satisfactory scoring (2 or greater) on Faculty evaluations, Evaluation of directly observed interviews, Patient Evaluations
  • Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
    • FMC experience: patient care; CQI projects; CMPI/QM committees (hospital and FMC); P&T committees/subcommittees; orientation activities; PSN reports
    • Didactics: Practice Management
    • Outcome measurements: Faculty and clinical assessment of QI project; attendance documentation at didactics, committee meetings.

Other Requirements of Residency Training

  • Scholarly Activity
  • QI Projects (PGY-2 and 3)
  • Home visits (PGY-2 and 3)
  • Nursing home visits (PGY-2 and 3)
  • Presentations: Outpatient report, TCH report, Journal Club
  • Maintain Education Portfolio
  • Completion of Educational Modules
  • Completion of 50 MC-FP, which must include at least 1 SAM and 1 Part IV activity