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Rotations

The curriculum consists of a wide variety of rotations to ensure a complete range of training that is required of a Pediatric Emergency Medicine physician. The year is divided into 13 blocks, each consisting of four weeks. Attached is an outline of the curriculums. Graduates of pediatric residencies will require a three-year program, and graduates of emergency medicine residencies will require a two-year program.

  • 13 blocks – 4 weeks each
  • Vacation – Total 4 weeks (to be taken out of Peds ED/Research blocks only)

For Graduates of a Pediatrics Residency (3 Year Program)


Year 1
Clinical Education
(# of Blocks)
Clinical Research
(# of Blocks)
Degree
(# of Blocks)
Orientation 0.25 0.25 0.25
Peds ED 6.5 6.5 6.5
Anesthesia 1 1 1
PICU 1 1 1
Toxicology 1 1 1
Trauma 1 1 1
Research 1 1 1
Ultrasound 0.75 0.75 0.75
Emergency Psychiatry 0.25 0.25 0.25
Reading Elective 0.25 0.25 0.25

Year 2
Clinical Education
(# of Blocks)
Clinical Research
(# of Blocks)
Degree
(# of Blocks)
Peds ED 7.5 6.5 6.5
Emergency Medicine Orthopedics/Sports Medicine 1 1 1
Elective 1 1 1
OB/Gynecology 0.5 0.5 0.5
EMS 0.5 0.5 0.5
Child Abuse/REACH Clinic 0.5 0.5 0.5
Research 1 2 2
Ultrasound 1 1 1

Year 3
Clinical Education
(# of Blocks)
Clinical Research
(# of Blocks)
Degree
(# of Blocks)
Peds ED 8 7 6
Elective 2 2 2
Administration/Teaching 1 1 1
Research 2 3 4

For Graduates of an EM Residency (2 Year Program)


Year 1
Clinical Education
(# of Blocks)
Clinical Research
(# of Blocks)
Degree
(# of Blocks)
Orientation 0.25 0.25 0.25
Reading Elective 0.25 0.25 0.25
Peds ED 7 7 7
Anesthesia 1 1 1
Pediatrics Longitudinal Longitudinal Longitudinal
PICU 1 1 1
Research 1 1 1
Elective 1 1 1
Year 2 Clinical Education
(# of Blocks)
Clinical Research
(# of Blocks)
Degree
(# of Blocks)
Peds ED 8 7 7
Pediatric Clinic 1 1 1
Elective 1 1 1
NICU 1 1 1
Administration/Teaching 0.5 0.5 0.5
Child Abuse/REACH Clinic 0.5 0.5 0.5
Research 1 2 2