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Curriculum & Rotation Schedule

EM 32 weeks
Anesthesia 2 weeks
Labor and Delivery 2 weeks
Head and Neck Surgery 2 weeks
Orthopedics 2 weeks
Critical Care 4 weeks
Trauma 4 weeks
Vacation 4 weeks
EM 24 weeks
Cardiology 2 weeks
SICU 4 weeks
PICU 4 weeks
MICU 4 week
PEM 4 weeks
EMS 2 weeks
Neurology 2 weeks
Research 2 weeks
Vacation 4 weeks
EM 28 weeks
PEM 4 weeks
US 2 weeks
Research 2 weeks
Trauma 4 weeks
MICU 4 weeks
Electives 4 weeks
Vacation 4 weeks

Rotation Sites

Kaiser Permanente Modesto Medical Center (MMC) is the 152-bed flagship hospital for Kaiser Permanente in the Central Valley. The Emergency Department has approximately 57,000 annual visits with 17.9% being pediatric visits. MMC is a regional stroke center and a regional STEMI center.

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland formerly known as Children’s Hospital Oakland, is a 191-bed teaching hospital. The hospital is a level 1 pediatric trauma center (1 of only 5 in California) with an average of 700 trauma patients per year. Children’s sees more than 45,00 emergency department visits per year.

Valley Children’s is the only pediatric hospital between Fresno and Sacramento and includes the catchment area for San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties. It is a 358-bed teaching hospital with over 100,000 pediatric visits annually. The hospital also hosts a pediatric residency program.

San Joaquin General (SJG) is a 196-bed county teaching hospital with Surgery, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine residency programs. It is an ACS-accredited Level III Trauma Center and accredited stroke center that has over 45000 annual Emergency Department visits. SJG is San Joaquin county’s only Trauma center serving a population of 700,000.

Doctors Medical Center is a 461-bed hospital with over 100,000 emergency department visit per year. Doctors is a level II trauma center and STEMI receiving center located near downtown Modesto.

Weekly Didactic Conferences

There are 4 hours of scheduled didactics and one hour of asynchronous learning expected each week. Curriculum will complete Rosen’s or Tintinalli’s twice over the span of the three years as a component of our integrated Emergency Foundations Curriculum.

Planned didactic conferences also include:

  • Critical Care Conference Series
  • Pediatric Conference Series
  • Trauma Conference Series
  • Morbidity and Mortality Conferences
  • Monthly Simulation Conferences.
  • Radiology, EKG, Visual Diagnosis Review
  • Resident Case Conferences
  • Oral Board Review Cases
  • Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
  • Research

Additional Educational Opportunities

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