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Call Schedules

PGY1
Call Schedule per General Surgery Departments (q3 in house is typical).
 
PGY2 Weeks In House Home Call  
VACATION 4
Hand (BWH/MGH) 10 None q2 Come in only for operative hand emergencies. Alternate Hand trauma call with Plastics, so call average is really q4.
Joints (BWH/MGH) 10 q4-6 None  
Oncology (MGH) 5 q4 None  
Sports (BWH/MGH) 10 q4-6 None  
Spine/Pedi Ortho (MGH) 5 q6 q2 Home call: come in only for operative spine emergencies (rare).
Trauma (BWH/MGH) 10 q4-6 None  
 
PGY3 Weeks In House Home Call  
VACATION 4
Pedi Ortho (TCH) 25 (Consecutive) q5-7 q5-7 Home call: serve as trauma back-up. Called in rarely.
Many free weekends.
Joints (BWH) 5 q14 None Take one 12-hour, ER night shift every two weeks.
Trauma night float (BWH) 5 None None Cover ER ortho trauma consults and general ortho admissions 6p – 6a, 6 nights/week. No daytime clinical duties.
Sports (BIDMC) 5 None q4 Home call: trauma back-up.
VA 10 None q4 Home call: rarely called in.
 
PGY4 Weeks In House Home Call  
VACATION 4
Pedi ortho/Research (TCH) 5 None q4 Home call: trauma back-up. Called in rarely. 2 days/week dedicated to research w/o clinical duties.
Trauma (MGH) 5 None q3 Home call: trauma back-up. 2-3 12 hour ER shifts per 5 weeks
Hand (BWH/MGH) 10 None q2 Come in only for operative hand emergencies. Alternate Hand trauma call with Plastics, so call average is really q4.
Joints (BWH) 5 None q5 Home call: trauma back-up
Joints/Research (MGH) 5 None None 2 days/week dedicated to research w/o clinical duties. 2-3 12 hour ER shifts per 5 weeks.
Trauma night Float (MGH) 5 None None Cover ER ortho trauma consults and general ortho admissions 6p – 6a, 6 nights/week. No daytime clinical duties.
Spine (MGH) 5 None q2 Home call: come in only for operative spine emergencies (rare). 2-3 12 hour ER shifts per 5 weeks.
Oncology (MGH) 5 None None  
Salem 5 None q4 Home call: ER consults
 
PGY5 Weeks In House Home Call  
VACATION 4
Joints (MGH/BWH) 10 None None  
Sports (MGH) 10 None None  
Trauma (BWH) 10 None q3-4 Home call: Trauma back-up
Trauma (MGH) 10 None q3-4 Home call: Trauma back-up
Foot & Ankle (BWH) 5 None None  
Shoulder (BWH/MGH) 5 None None  



Legend
TCH The Children's Hospital
BIDMC Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
BWH Brigham and Women's Hospital
BWH/MGH Brigham and Women's Hospital or MGH
MGH Massachusetts General Hospital
Salem Salem Hospital
VA Veteran's Administration Hospital

 
           
 


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