Call Structure

PGY-1

First-year residents take 12-hr calls Friday night through Sunday night. Usually the resident is assigned either Friday and Saturday nights or Saturday and Sunday day call for the weekend. On average, each resident is off every other weekend (i.e. works five of every twelve weekends, at least two “golden weekends” every month). The resident on call Friday night is excused from work during the day Friday.

PGY-2/3/4

Residents in second/third/fourth year take 24-hr calls Friday and Saturday, and 12-hr call on Sunday. Usually, the resident is assigned Friday/Sunday call or Saturday call for the weekend. On average, each resident is off every other weekend (i.e. works five of every twelve weekends, at least two “golden weekends” every month).