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Curriculum

First Year

The focus of the first year is to provide the fund of knowledge and basic skills needed to practice Emergency Medicine, including management of critically ill patients. This is obtained through blocks of emergency medicine rotations at both Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) and Bridgeport Hospital (BH), as well as intensive care experience at YNHH. The first block of intern year is an orientation consisting of seminars, workshops, lectures, and simulations, and a light schedule in the Emergency Department. Additional time is provided in obstetrics, orthopedics, simulation, anesthesiology and ultrasound.

Year 1

EM Orientation 4 weeks
Yale Emergency Medicine 14 weeks
Emergency Medicine Services 2 weeks
Emergency Medicine Pediatrics and Urgent Care* 4 weeks
Bridgeport Emergency Medicine* 12 weeks
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 2 weeks
Cardiac ICU 2 weeks
Medical ICU 4 weeks
Orthopedics/Procedure* 2 weeks
Obstetrics* 2 weeks
Simulation/Anesthesia /Ultrasound 4 weeks
Vacation (taken during Bridgeport blocks)
4 weeks

* denotes rotation at Bridgeport Hospital