Intern (PGY-1) Call

  • In hospital overnight shifts and on occasional weekend day shifts
  • Variable based on size of intern class
  • Typically 4-6 shifts per month
  • Intern on-call always supervised by a senior resident in-house and an attending is always on-call and available by phone.
  • Intern field pages from hospital nursing staff and handles overnight hospital admissions.

Senior Resident (PGY-2 & PGY-3) Call

  • Varies based on number of senior residents
  • Typically 4-6 shifts per month
  • In-house senior call
  • Field calls from attendings’ and residents' patients, including from nursing homes
  • In-house senior supervises and assists intern on call in hospital overnight