Call Schedule

Varies in setting and frequency depending on the academic year.

PGY-1

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.

PGY-2

Call averaging every ten days.

PGY-3

Saturday and Sunday 24 hour call, one shift approximately every five weeks.

PGY-4

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.