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.