Buddy call system with on-site senior beginning in October allowing first years to participate in ED shifts. The shifts run from 5-8 pm on
weekdays, averaging 1-2 shifts a month; as well as, weekend call from 8am-8pm completing 1 weekend a month from March-June.
Night float system
One resident covers nights at UIH and a separate resident covers nights at Mercy.
Overnight call varies depending on level of training. Night float is taken a week at a time, with the shift running from 8pm-8am. The
current breakdown for the call schedule includes:
6 weeks of night float R2 year
3-4 weeks of night float R3 year
3-4 weeks of night float R4 year
Weekend call: our weekend call shift runs from 8am-8pm and also varies depending on level of training.
6 weekends R2 year
3-4 weekends R3 year
3-4 weekends R4 year
No overnight Attendings at UIH or Mercy
Attendings available for consultation via phone at UIH.
Mercy Home Backup (R4 resident) serves as internal moonlighting for consultation with overnight/weekend cases.
Attending read out sessions in the morning with direct feedback