PGY-2 Curriculum

The second year emphasizes outpatient experience with enhancement of inpatient skills.

Second Year

Two Months One Month One Month One Month One Month
FM Inpatient Service
Dayshift/NF – LBJ Hospital
Inpatient FM Service
Geriatrics Cardiology Newborn (two weeks)

Obstetrics (two weeks)

One Month One Month One Month One Month One Month One Month
Elective 2 Elective 3 FM Continuity Clinic Obstetrics
LBJ Hospital
Psychiatry Consults
Memorial Hermann-TMC
Community Medicine
Continuity Clinic: three half-days per week
  • Family Medicine Inpatient Service Memorial Hermann Hospital (one month)
    This service is supervised by Family Medicine faculty from our Division of Urban Family Medicine. Admissions into LBJ Hospital are predominantly from our outpatient clinics, including Acres Home and Aldine Clinic. Call is every 6th or 7th night as the Night Float covers Sunday thru Thursday nights.
  • Family Medicine Inpatient Service LBJ Hospital (two months)
    You will become an integral part of the LBJ FM inpatient team and actively manage patients throughout the night—Sunday thru Thursday.
  • Geriatrics (one month)
    This long-term care rotation takes place at St. Dominic’s Village, a 330-bed facility, and Garden Terrace Alzheimer’s Center, a 120-bed facility. You will become familiar with the physiology of aging and dealing with the elderly. You will also work with the Palliative and Geriatric Medicine team at LBJ General Hospital.
  • Cardiology (one month)
  • Newborn/Obstetrics (one month)
  • Community Medicine (one month)
    Residents complete a Quality Improvement project, gain experience in occupational medicine, as well as home visits. There is dedicated time for reading and scholarly activity.
  • Elective 2 (one month)
  • Family Medicine Continuity Clinic (one month)
    A rotation dedicated to outpatient services at the resident’s  assigned continuity clinic. Half of a day to one day at the residency office completing ABFM SAM modules and other academic work.
  • Obstetrics (one month)
    More time is spent managing labor in L&D than during the PGY 1 rotation. Rotation is at LBJ Hospital for four twelve-hour shifts per week.
  • Psychiatry (one month)
    Residents rotate at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center on the psychiatric consult liaison service. The resident also has the opportunity to work with a visiting psychiatrist at a family medicine clinic.
  • Elective 3 (one month)
    Choose from a wide variety of rotations and experiences. Popular rotations include Procedures, Outpatient Neurology, Endocrinology and Women’s Health, Radiology, Hyperbaric Medicine, ER, and Nephrology, to name a few.

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