Rotation Schedule

surgery residents mid operation
 
Below is a sample rotation schedule for residents broken down by PGY level.  The variations in the schedule are a reflection of the numerous off-service rotators from Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology, Orthopedic Surgery, and Urology.
 
FIRST YEAR   SECOND YEAR  
Specialty # of Months Specialty # of Months
Colorectal Surgery 1-2 Pediatric Surgery 2
Minimally Invasive Surgery 1-2 Surgical Intensive Care Unit 2
Pediatric Surgery 1-2 Vascular Surgery 2
Surgical Oncology 1-2 VA General Surgery 2
Transplant Surgery 1-2 Emergency General Surgery 1-2
VA General Surgery 1-2 Cedar Rapids 1-2
Vascular Surgery 1-2 Burns 1
Cardiothoracic Surgery 1 Night Float 1
Night Float 1    
THIRD YEAR   FOURTH YEAR  
Specialty # of Months Specialty # of Months
Plastics 2 Cardiothoracic Surgery 2
Mason City 2 Pediatric Surgery 2
Transplant Surgery 2 Trauma 2
Vascular Surgery 2 Minimally Invasive Surgery 1-2
Colorectal Surgery 1-2 Vascular Surgery 1-2
Emergency General Surgery 1-2 Chief Rotation 1
Night Float 1 Colorectal Surgery 1
    Night Float 1
FIFTH YEAR      
Specialty # of Months    
Surgical Oncology 2    
VA General Surgery 2    
Colorectal Surgery 1-2    
Emergency General Surgery 1-2    
Vascular Surgery 1-2    
Chief Rotation 1    
Night Float 1    
Minimally Invasive Surgey 0-1    

 

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