Call Schedule

  • Weekday call:
    •  Is based off a night float system and is covered by a junior resident (5PM-5AM) and a senior resident ( 7PM- 7AM)
  • Weekend call:
    • Saturday call is covered by a senior resident (7AM-7PM), a junior resident (12 PM-12AM), and a night call resident (7PM-7AM). (i.e. there’s dual coverage 12PM-12AM)
    • Sunday call is covered by the senior resident (7AM-7PM) and the junior resident (7AM-5PM).
    • Night float junior and senior residents pick up call from Sunday’s residents.
  • Holiday call:
    • Follow UTH medical school holiday calendar and include Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, MLK day, and Memorial Day.
    • From 7AM – 5PM.
  • Interns take a few weekend/night float calls during the year and are always shadowed by a PGY4 (call buddy).
  • During call, residents cover patients in the stroke unit, general neurology floor, epilepsy monitoring unit, Neuro Trauma ICU
  • Residents also take neurology consultations from the emergency room, Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center & Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital
  • Acute strokes in the ER are managed with the call residents and staffed with the on call fellow. There is always a stroke attending on call.