Residency Call Overview

One resident is in house per call shift with Attending/Fellow backup. A second resident or fellow covers the interventional call pager from home.

Call highlights include:

  • No 1st year call
  • Nightfloat coverage from Sunday through Thursday in the 2nd and 3rd year
  • Short call system bridges the day and night shifts from 5 pm to 8 pm. This call is covered by 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years with approximately 20 shifts/year
  • Weekend call 2nd and 3rd years average to less than one weekend per month with no call in the 4th year
  • Holidays are covered by 2nd year
  • All shifts are 12 hours in length
  • $10 food stipend per call shift
  • US techs available to scan at night