Resident Rotations and On-Call Schedule

Resident Rotations and On-Call Schedule

Typical Resident Rotations

Our three-year residency training program provides an excellent balance among inpatient, outpatient and procedural opportunities. Typical resident rotations are scheduled in two-month blocks, except where noted.

PGY2: Inpatient rotations

  • Stroke
  • Brain injury
  • Medically complex/neuromuscular
  • Musculoskeletal medicine
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Hines VA Hospital (Hines, IL)

PGY3: Rotations

  • Pediatrics: Inpatient and outpatient
  • Outpatient musculoskeletal and sports medicine (four months)
  • Hines VA: EMG and outpatient
  • Hines VA: Interventional spine
  • Elective/selective

PGY4: Rotations

  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinics (three months)
  • Electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG)
  • Lovell Federal Health Care Center Outpatient Clinics
  • Hines VA: General outpatient clinics
  • Senior Inpatient
  • Consults (one month)

Typical Resident On-Call Schedule

All residents are assigned to in-house on-call duties following ACGME requirements. No resident is on-call more than once every third night. A typical on-call schedule might be as follows:

  • PGY2: Approximately four times per month
  • PGY3: Approximately two times per month
  • PGY4: Approximately once per month

For additional information, please email Yana Panos, residency program coordinator, at