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 9a-9p): 12
  • Short call (weekday 4:30p-8:30p): 30
  • Average of 1 short call per week and 1-2 long calls per month
  • No overnight calls or major holidays
  • Direct supervision with upper level resident on short call July-January and on all long calls.


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


  • Long call (weekend day 7a-7p): 6
  • Long call (weekend night 7p-7a): 6
  • Short call (weekday 4:30p-8:30p, July-January only): 8
  • Average of 1 long call and 1 short call per month


  • Long call (weekend day 7a-7p): 4
  • Long call (weekend night 7p-7a): NONE
  • Short call (weekday 4:30p-8:30p, July-January only): 9

Vacation Time

  • 15 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year
  • Cannot take vacation during your month of inpatient medicine wards
  • No other restrictions to vacation time