Each resident develops a one-year curriculum in preparation for their specialty training.
- resident will be assigned
- three months of internal medicine
- one month each of
- emergency medicine
- intensive care
Available electives through any of the other ACGME accredited programs at Royal Oak provide flexibility in consideration of individual needs and goals.
These assignments will assure appropriate development of the fundamental clinical skills required of all practitioners.
All disciplines participating in the education of Transitional Year residents encourage involvement in their formal educational activities such as
- teaching rounds
- guest lectures
- morbidity and mortality conferences
- grand rounds
Institutional and program-specific conferences provide education in the general competencies
- communication skills
- systems-based practice
- resident wellness
- patient safety
- quality improvement
- evidence based medicine
Training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is available and required for all residents.
An educational stipend is provided toward expenses for one approved outside meeting.