PGY-3 Curriculum

The third year emphasizes outpatient experiences and progressive supervision of the first- and second-year residents.

Third Year

Two Months One Month One Month One Month One Month
FM Inpatient Service
Dayshift/NF – MHH
Inpatient FM Service
LBJ Hospital
Cardiology Dermatology Sports Medicine
One Month One Month One Month One Month One Month One Month
Elective 4 Elective 5 Elective 6 OB Nights/Clinic Pedi Out 1 Pedi Out 2
Continuity Clinic: three half-days per week
    • Pediatrics Outpatient 1 & 2 (two months)
      One month of outpatient care at UTPB with no call. One month of outpatient care at the LBJ pedi out clinic with no call.
    • Dermatology (one month)
    • FM Inpatient MHH (two months)
      Management of patients admitted to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center from the UTPB Center for Family Medicine. Final opportunity to ‘fine-tune’ private practice skills. Call every 7th night. Continuity clinic one-half day per week.
    • FM Inpatient LBJ Hospital (one month)
      The third-year resident supervises two PGY-2 residents on LBJ Hospital admissions from Family Medicine service. Admissions come from many of the Harris County Hospital District Clinics, including our two continuity clinics, as well as directly from the Emergency Room.
    • Sports Medicine (one month)
      Residents enjoy this rotation that gives them an opportunity to rotate with the UTHealth Orthopedic Surgery Department. This experience includes diagnosis and treatment of common sports-related injuries. The resident also gains valuable rehab experience at the Roger Clemens Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance at Memorial Hermann.
    • Cardiology (one month)
      UTHealth Cardiology. No call. Time spent in LBJ General Hospital. Includes experience with heart station procedures including echo, stress test, nuclear imaging studies, and cardiac catheterization. Also includes time in UTHealth attending cardiologist’s clinics.
    • Electives (three months)
      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.
    • OB Nights/Clinic

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