The typical standardized schedule for each class year is listed below.  Each individual resident’s schedule may vary from the schedule of another by 2-4 weeks each year. 

All residents are scheduled for 2 two-week vacations each year.  In addition, each year all residents will have, on average, a ½day of continuity clinic per week.  PGY 1 and PGY 2 residents have a ½ day of blocked educational time known as the “longitudinal curriculum” that covers topics in ambulatory pediatrics and personal and professional development. 

PGY 1 Schedule

16 weeks MGH Inpatient Medicine (both day and night rotations)
11-12 weeks Combined MGH/Community (CHA) Emergency Medicine
4 weeks Community Inpatient Medicine (Newton-Wellesley Hospital)
4 weeks MGH Newborn Nursery
4 weeks MGH NICU
4 weeks Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
2-3 weeks Pediatric Surgery
2 weeks Electives

PGY 2 Schedule

12 weeks Electives
8 weeks MGH PICU
8 weeks MGH Inpatient Medicine (both day and night rotations)
6 weeks MGH Emergency Medicine
4 weeks BWH Neonatal Medicine
4 weeks Ambulatory Medicine
4 weeks Adolescent Medicine
4 weeks Community Inpatient Medicine (Newton-Wellesley Hospital)


PGY 3 Schedule

24 weeks Electives
8 weeks MGH Inpatient Medicine (both day and night rotations)
8 weeks MGH Emergency Medicine
4 weeks MGH NICU
4 weeks Senior Teaching Rotation