Transitional Year Residency

Transitional Year Residency Experience – Words from Our Most Recent Graduates


Internal Medicine 8 Weeks
4 Weeks
Broadlawns Medical Center
Pediatrics 4 Weeks
4 Weeks
Surgery 4 Weeks Broadlawns Medical Center
Emergency Medicine 4 Weeks Broadlawns Medical Center
Family Medicine 4 Weeks Broadlawns Medical Center
OB/GYN 4 Weeks Broadlawns Medical Center
Electives 16 Weeks (See Below)
Vacation 3 Weeks
Total 12 Months

Transitional Year Medicine Continuity Clinic: ½ day per week

Vacation - Transitional Year: Three weeks of vacation (Monday through Sunday) are scheduled for first-year residents.


During the Transitional Year Residency, residents spend 4 scheduling blocks in elective rotations in the areas of their special interest. Currently the program offers electives in: Adolescent Medicine, Anesthesia, Cardiology - CCU, Dental, Dermatology, Endocrine, Hematology/Oncology, ICU, Imaging Services, Inpatient Medicine, Interventional Pain Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, OB/GYN, Ophthalmology, Ortho (Adult/Peds), Outpatient IM, Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, Physical Medicine, Podiatry, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Sports Medicine, Surgery

Additional Certifications and Training

In addition to the required and elective rotations, Transitional Year Residents will participate in a series of procedural certifications and training opportunities throughout the residency program. These include: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation and Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advance Trauma Life Support.