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Call Schedule

The program follows ACGME guidelines regarding the 80-hour resident work week and the following is the typical amount of calls based on PGY year:

  •     PGY2 - a maximum of four calls per month
  •     PGY3 - a maximum of three calls per month
  •     PGY4 - on call in the event PGY2 and PGY3 residents have reached their maximum number of calls

Back up call by a senior resident is available to ensure optimal patient care should a resident experience fatigue or in the event of overwhelming patient volume.

Meal Allowance is provided for residents on call during the week and weekend.