Transitional Year Residency

Broadlawns Transitional Year Residency was established in 1975 to serve as the initial year of training prior to categorical training. Broadlawns provides comprehensive training with a range of direct experience in medical specialties. Residents build a broad foundation of clinical skills with the ability to individualize the curriculum based on your categorical track. The small program allows personalized education.  The TY residents work alongside the Family Medicine residents to provide a larger community for education and comradery. 

Dr. Nicholas Galioto Nicholas J. Galioto, MD, MME
Director of Transitional Residency and Associate Director of Family Medicine Residency


Medical Education Supervisors

   Erin Barnes, BHuServ
Program Supervisor
Erin is the Program Supervisor of the residency program as of June 2021. Some of her roles include coordinating interview during recruitment season, on boarding residents after MATCH, assisting with resident departures at the completion of residency, and everything in between. Erin is a third generation Broadlawns employee and has been with the organization since 2013. In her free time, you may find Erin spending time with her two daughters. If you a current resident or alumni with any questions, please feel free to contact Erin at

  Daniela Vazquez  
Scheduling Supervisor
Daniela assists the faculty and residents in any scheduling needs, from rotations to preceptorships to conference schedules and more. Daniela is currently in school to receive her degree in Healthcare Administration and is expected to graduate the winter of 2024. In her free time, you may find Daniela reading, binge watching old horror films, checking out the newest brunch place, or spending time with her nieces and nephews. If you have questions regarding any scheduling needs, please feel free to contact Daniela at

  Molly Pitts
Assistant Program Supervisor
Molly assists our medical students in getting them scheduled, prepared, and oriented for their upcoming rotations here at Broadlawns. Alongside her medical education team, she also helps with resident related events and activities. Prior to joining the team, Molly was a level II kickboxing instructor for Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping. In her free time, you may find Molly exploring local breweries, spending time outside with her husband and two kids, or watching any law related shows—especially Suits. If you are a medical student with any questions, please feel free to contact Molly at

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 Training

In addition to the required and elective rotations, Transitional Year Residents will participate in a series of procedural certifications including Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitation. Upon request, certification of Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advance Trauma Life Support are offered as well. Additional training and didactics are scheduled on Ultrasound Guided Central Lines and POCUS.