Residents receive 4 weeks of orientation before moving on to complete patient care rotations. Residents will complete a four week Practice Management Rotation and a four week Medication Safety Rotation. One 5-week Internal Medicine rotation, one 6-week Internal Medicine rotation, one 6-week critical care rotation, one 4-week Pain Management rotation as well as a longitudinal rotations in formulary management, medical emergencies and completion of a teaching certificate are also required. Each resident selects 3 elective rotations, 4 weeks in length. A research and a community service project are required to be completed during the program year. Residents are assigned a total of 4 weeks of project time dedicated to completing the components of assigned projects during the program - one week in the fall, 2 weeks in December and one week in the spring.
Internal Medicine I and II
Elective (Choose 3):
Advanced Pain and Palliative Care
Teaching Certificate Program
Residents will be required to complete staffing hours every 3rd weekend, plus an additional 10 staffing hours per month which may be broken into two 5 hour staffing increments beginning in September of the program year.
Teaching Certificate Program:
Residents will have the opportunity to complete a teaching certificate online through the University of Kentucky administered through American Society of Health System Pharmacists (AHSP). This program includes both online didactic video lectures and on-site discussion with current preceptors. Residents will complete a philosophy of teaching as well as participate in required teaching and preceptor experiences throughout the year to earn their teaching certificate throughout this program.