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A Day in the Life of an Intern

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Day in the Life of an Intern on an Inpatient Service

6:00-7:30 AM Pre round on your patients
7:30-7:45 AM EKG rounds on Tuesdays
7:45-8:15 AM Morning Report
8:20-9:00 AM Lecture
9:30-11:00 AM Rounds with the attending
11:00- End of work: write progress notes, call consults, discharge patients, write H&Ps
 
  • Twice a month interns will see their continuity clinic patients in the afternoon
  • Interns get one day a week off during inpatient rotations
  • The General Medicine Teams take new admissions every third day
  • The Intensive Care (MICU) and Cardiology (IPC) team take new admissions daily.

Day in the Life of an Intern on an Outpatient Service

7:30-7:45 AM EKG rounds on Tuesdays
7:45-8:15 AM Morning Report
8:20-9:00 AM Lecture
9:00 AM Report to the outpatient service you have been assigned

9:00 AM-5:00 PM - work with that subspecialist to evaluate patients and learn about their disease manifestations and management. If you are assigned to the Internal Medicine Clinic, you will be staffing your patients with attending assigned to you.

You may have to cover MICU/IPC call once to twice a month during your subspecialty rotations, but not during your Internal Medicine Clinic month.

Contact Us

Phone

Appointment line: 915-742-2273
TRICARE Nurse Advice Line:‚Äč 1-800-874-2273

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