Develop procedure skills and broadening their patient contact abilities
Providing some supervision
Teaching in the latter part of the year
Handle all ground EMS medical command as well as trauma alert intubations.
Shifts include the adult and pediatric sides of the ED at UVa.
Ob/Gyn – 2 Weeks
Evaluation of patients with normal pregnancies as well as those with obstetrical complications and gynecological disease. Includes time in labor and delivery.
Research – 2 Weeks
Structure research projects and develop their residency-required scholarly activity
Presentation at national conferences is encouraged and supported.
Toxicology – 1 Month
Rotation dedicated to the recognition and management (ED and in patient) of toxicological emergencies.
Rounding on relevant hospitalized patients, responding to toxicological emergencies in the ED and ICU’s, and working with the staff of the Blue Ridge Poison Control Center compromise the bulk of this month.
Surgical ICU – 1 Month
ICU management of critically ill patients on the surgery services.
Orthopedics – 1 Month
Evaluating patients (both pre and post-operative) with orthopedic injuries or disease.
Provides opportunity for follow-up on patients initially seen and treated in the Emergency Department.
Community Emergency Medicine – 1 Month
A one month rotation in the Emergency Department at Culpeper Regional Hospital, a community hospital located near Charlottesville.