Each year is broken up into 13 blocks, each block is 4 weeks
UFP Clinic Time: 1-2 half days per week based on rotations.
13 BLOCKS TOTAL
*The ward rotations are held at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital
UFP Clinic Time: Average of 4-1/2 days per week based on rotations
PGY-2 and PGY-3 Family Medicine In-Patient Service - 6 blocks
26 BLOCKS TOTAL
(Longitudinal - PGY-2 and PGY-3 FM Practice Management)
Any required rotation may be repeated as an elective, or an elective rotation unique to the resident may be created following a discussion with the Program Director.
5 BLOCKS TOTAL
Didactics are held daily every afternoon from 12pm to 1pm. Noon didactics cover a broad range of material over the course of the year. Lunch is provided at all noon didactics. At least once a month, skill labs are held to practice procedure. Grand Rounds are held monthly and residents or faculty present their own research or specific topics are discussed. Residents are given opportunities to attend other Grand Rounds held by other residency/fellowship programs. Morning report is held by the inpatient team each day.
Simulation is the imitation of real-life experience including the use of task and virtual reality trainers, as well as standardized patients to refine technical and clinical skills of healthcare professionals. At the UT Center for Advanced Medical Simulation, the goal is continual improvement in quality of patient care and safety through education, practice, and assessment. Simulation can replicate almost any diagnostic or therapeutic situation, from simple IV insertions using low-fidelity task technology to complicated surgeries using high-fidelity, computerized manikins or virtual reality modules.
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