Call Schedule

This is an estimate of total number of call days in a year

**Weekends are off on all rotations unless you are on call**


  • Long call (weekend day 9:00am-9:00pm): 12
  • Short call (weekday 4:30pm-8:30pm): 30
  • Friday overnight call (4:30pm-7:00am): 1 (occurs May-June; indirect upper level supervision)
  • Average of 1 short call per week and 1-2 long calls per month
  • Direct supervision with upper level resident on short call July-January and on all long calls


  • Long call (weekend day 7:00am-7:00pm): 5
  • Long call (weekend night 7:00pm-7:00am): 7
  • 24-Hr Holiday call (7:00am-7:00am): either 1 major holiday or 2 minor holidays
  • Average of 1 long call per month (not including night float) and no short calls


  • Long call (weekend day 7:00am-7:00pm): 6
  • Long call (Friday 4:30pm-7:00am; Saturday 7:00pm-7:00am): 6
  • Short call (weekday 4:30pm-7:00pm, July-January only): 8
  • Average of 1 long call and 1 short call per month


  • Long call (weekend day 7:00am-7pm): 4
  • Short call (weekday 4:30p-7:00pm, July-January only): 9
  • No Overnights

Vacation Time

  • 15 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year
  • No vacations allowed during the month of inpatient medicine wards or night float
  • No other restrictions to vacation time