Program Structure and Curriculum

Hospitalist Pathway Structure

First Year:

  • Identify residents interested in Hospitalist Training Pathway (HTP) and assess for specific mentorship needs.
  • Encourage residents to look for quality improvement projects.

Second Year:

  • Start working on QI project under supervision of Hospitalist Quality Improvement Project Team.
  • One block of academic hospitalist rotation with experience of transition of care.
  • ACE Unit rotation incorporating Palliative Care/Hospice education.
  • Procedure rotation.
  • Join key hospital committees.
  •  Six day leadership training workshop to be completed over second and third years.
  • Outcome research projects to be completed during R2 & R3 on common hospital illnesses (community-acquired pneumonia, VTE, CHF)

Third year:

  • Business of Medicine elective and completion of Leadership courses.
  • One block of Hospitalist Rotation with experience of transition of care.
  • Peri-operative, co-managing surgical patients, rehab and nursing home experiences.
  • Build CV, contract negotiation, interview skills.
  • Continue work with hospital’s key committees.
  • ED/Triage rotation.
  • GMT elective incorporating training for inpatient glycemic control, basic education regarding diet, wound and disaster management.

Hospitalist Training Pathway – Proposed Schedule 2nd year

Hospitalist Pathway PGY2 Structure


Hospitalist Training Pathway – Proposed Schedule 3rd year

 Hospitalist Pathway PGY3 structure







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