Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

Rotations by Year

Following is a table outlining the resident experience over the four-year residency in Emergency Medicine.

Key

Please note: One block = approximately 3.5 weeks

PGY1

Emergency Medicine (NMH/LCH)
Medical ICU (NMH)
Anesthesia (NMH)
Coronary Care Unit (NMH)
Orthopedics/Sports Medicine (Clinic/NMH ED)
Surgical ICU/Trauma (NMH)
Ultrasound (NMH)
Vacation

8 Blocks
2 Blocks
1 Block
1 Block
1 Block
1 Block
0.5 Blocks
3 Weeks

PGY2

Emergency Medicine (NMH/LCH)
Emergency Medicine (Methodist)
Emergency Medicine (NLFH)
Trauma ED (Stroger)
Medical ICU Senior (NMH)
Neuro/Spine ICU (NMH)
Pediatric Anesthesia (LCH)
Research (NMH)
Obstetrics (Prentice)
Neonatal ICU (Prentice)
Vacation

8 Blocks
1 Block
1 Block
1 Block
1 Block
1 Block 
0.5 Blocks
0.5 Blocks
0.5 Blocks
0.5 Blocks
4 Weeks

PGY3

Emergency Medicine (NMH/LCH)
Emergency Medicine (Methodist)
Emergency Medicine (NLFH)
Toxicology (Stroger)
Elective
Medical ICU Senior (NMH)
Pediatric ICU (LCH)
Vacation

10 Blocks
1 Block
1 Block
1 Block
1 Block
0.5 Blocks
0.5 Blocks
4 Weeks

PGY4

Emergency Medicine (NMH/LCH)
Emergency Medicine (Methodist)
Emergency Medicine (NLFH)
Trauma Senior (Stroger)
Elective
Vacation

10 Blocks
1 Block
1 Block
1 Block
2 Blocks
4 Weeks