The Jeopardy Rotation was created to provide backup support in case of unplanned absences for residents. The half-month block alternates with the Consult Night-Float rotation and the resident is expected to be available 6 days a week with one day off. The Jeopardy resident also occassionaly takes weekend call at Yale.
The Float Rotation was created to provide coverage for residents to attend continuity clinic. The half-month block alternates with the Inpatient Night-Float rotation. The Float resident covers junior residents on the inpatient service and the ER resident during the week for one afternoon so that they may attend their continuity clinic at Yale or the VA. The Float resident also attends their own continuity clinic once a week and occasionally takes weekend call at Yale.