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    3 Year Curriculum

    FIRST YEAR
    Family Medicine 101Inpatient Medicine Inpatient Medicine Outpatient PediatricsGynecology ObstetricsEmergency Medicine
    Surgery
    Community Med/Psych

    Intensive Care Unit

    Neonatal/
    Night Float

    NICU/
    Night Float

    Vacation/
    Night Float


    SECOND YEAR
    Inpatient MedicineInpatient MedicineInpatient
    Pediatrics
    OB ContinuitySenior ER/
    Elective
    ObstetricsPediatric Emergency Medicine
    OrthopedicCardiology ElectiveDermatology w/
    Elective
    Elective/
    Night Float
    Vacation/ Night Float




    THIRD YEAR
    Inpatient
    Medicine
    Inpatient
    Medicine
    GeriatricsSenior ER OB ContinuityNeurology Surgery Subspecialty


    Ambulatory PediatricsOrthopedics/
    Sports Medicine
    ElectiveElectiveElective/
    Night Float
    Vacation/
    Night Float





    The Electives listed below are just a sampling of the rotations available to the residents. Residents may choose a total of two inpatient electives and a multitude of outpatient electives within the UPMC System. This allows the residents a wide variety of opportunities in sub-specialty rotations. Specialty rotations, to meet the residents’ specific needs and interests, are designed by the residents’ advisors.

    Electives
    * Complementary Medicine
    * Emergency Medicine
    * High Risk/Procedural Obstetrics
    * HIV
    * International/Global Health
    * Pain Management
    * Palliative Care
    * Procedures
    * Radiology
    * Research
    * Rural Medicine
    * Special Interest Electives
    * Sports Medicine
    * Wound Care

    Medical Selectives
    * Allergy
    * Critical Care
    * Endocrinology
    * Gastroenterology
    * Hematology/Oncology
    * Infectious Disease
    * Nephrology
    * Pulmonary
    * Rheumatology

     
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    In addition to the rotations, residents provide comprehensive care for their panel of patients in the Family Health Center. First year residents have one to two half days in the office per week; second year residents have two to four half days in the office per week; and third year residents have three to four half days in the office per week. Also in the third year there is an additional half day in a private family medicine physician's office. This physician is selected by the resident. This experience allows the resident to function as a colleague in a medical practice.
     
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    Teaching in both formal and informal settings is a daily part of life in our residency program. Rotations in inpatient medicine, night float, obstetrics, and pediatrics among others have scheduled curricular topics presented in small group lectures or round table discussion formats during the course of the rotations.
    During the week, noon lectures at UPMC McKeesport Hospital are presented by our colleagues in the internal medicine department covering Grand Rounds, Journal Club, Case Presentations, and sub-specialty teaching sessions and are open to all family medicine residents.
    On Wednesday afternoons, all of the family medicine residents come to the health center for our 4 hour core conference series. Conference formats include workshops, lectures, and teleconferences. Lectures are presented by family medicine attendings as well as specialists covering an 18 month curriculum of medicine, pediatrics, sports medicine, psychiatry, and obstetrics/gynecology topics. Resident presentations include journal club and case conferences. Workshops include hands- on programs in office-based procedures, circumcision, casting and splinting as well as practice-based improvement programs to improve our care of patients with diabetes and ischemic vascular disease.
     
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    Salary and Benefits are specific for UPMC Family Medicine Programs

    2016 - 2017 Academic Year


    YearSalary
    First Year$55,837.08
    Second Year $58,928.48
    Third Year $61,316.32


    Benefits

    * Afternoon off after call (after working 24 hours)
    * Paid time off
    - 20 paid days off (includes sick, personal and vacation)
    - 5 days conference
    - 7 days paid Holidays
    * Health insurance, vision coverage, dental option
    * Malpractice insurance
    * Meal allowance — meals included in salary
    * Life insurance
    * Disability insurance
    * Retirement Plan (optional)
    * Free parking at UPMC McKeesport, Magee-Womens, & Childrens Hospital
    * $1,500 Annual Educational Stipend for all residents
    * Relocation Allowance: up to $2,500 with receipts
    * Additional Stipend for all new PGYI residents of $700 for an electronic device
    * Program pays for Step 3/Comlex 3 - required to be taken in 1st year

    Certification training in the following courses:
    - Basic Life Support
    - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    - Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics
    - Neonatal Resuscitation
    - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
    * Other Courses
    - Practice Management Workshop
    - Resident as Teacher Seminar
    - Chief Resident Conference





     
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    Click Here to See How to Apply


    Due to an overwhelming number of applications, we are unable to give you a status.



    Additional resources for International Medical Graduates:

    From the Society for Teachers in Family Medicine (STFM)
    What IMG's Need to Know...



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    UPMC Resident Contract Overview

    Sample Resident Contract

     
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