Varies in setting and frequency depending on the academic year.
Six weeks of night float, plus weekend ½ day call shifts approximately 2-3 per month while on psychiatry and neurology rotations. Once BIDMC-HPRTP has PGY3 residents, PGY1s will no longer take call on weekends.
Call averaging every ten days.
Saturday and Sunday 24 hour call, one shift approximately every five weeks.
provide backup phone call from home approximately one to two weekdays per month and 5-6 weekends per year to provide teaching and support to underclassmen.
PGY2s, 3s, and 4s also participate in teaching calls for their junior colleagues during the summer.