Sample Schedule

  • 5 p.m.–10 p.m. evening shift Monday–Sunday
  • 5 p.m.–2 a.m. short float
  • 10 p.m.–7 a.m. night float
  • 8 a.m.–5 p.m. weekends

Sample Call Distribution by Year

(subject to change each year with new board exam format)

1st Year

Residents participate in 5 p.m.–10 p.m. evening shifts and 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. weekend shifts with other residents and staff present.

2nd Year

  • 1–1.5 weeks of short float
  • 4 weeks of night float (divided over 2 months)
  • 8 a.m.–5 p.m. weekend shifts

3rd Year

  • 6 weeks of short float
  • 2 weeks of night float

4th Year

  • 2 weeks of short float
  • 2 weeks of night float