Curriculum

The rotations for the Family Practice Residency Program are designed to provide comprehensive training to the resident-physician in all of the medical components necessary to fulfill the broad medical specialty of Family Practice.
To comply with the guidelines listed by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, and to meet the requirements listed in the Special Requirements for Family Practice Residents, the following rotations have been implemented for the LSUHSC Family Practice Residency Program:

PGY 1

Duration

Internal Medicine

3 months

Pediatric-Outpatient

2 months

OB/GYN

2 months

Emergency Medicine

1 months

General Surgery

2 months

Community Medicine

1 month

Family Practice Center

1 half day per week

Vacation

2 weeks

PGY 2

Duration

Internal Medicine

3 months

Pediatric-Inpatient

2 months

Obstetrics

1 months

Gynecology 1 month

Orthopedics

1 month

Sports Medicine/Practice Management

1 month

Internal Medicine Outpatient Clinic

1 month

Emergency Medicine

1 month

Night Float

1 month

Family Practice Center

2 half days per week

Vacation

3 weeks

PGY 3

Duration

Internal Medicine

2 months

PUL/ICU

1 month

Cardiology

1 month

Pediatrics (PICU)

1 months

Internal Medicine Outpatient Clinic

1 month

Ambulatory Clinic Float

1 1/2 months

Subspecialty

1 month

Night Float

1/2 month

Electives

3 months

Family Practice Center

2 half days per week

Vacation

4 weeks