1st year residents do not take call.
They are assigned to work every other Saturday for grossing and autopsy coverage.
2nd – 4th year residents take call from home.
They cover AP and CP issues for a week at a time from Friday evening until the next Friday morning. Multiple attendings are on-call and the residents are encouraged to start working up a call issue, and should ask for help from their attendings if needed.
- Common call issues on CP include critical values, massive transfusion protocol, suspected transfusion reactions, emergent plasma apheresis or red cell exchange.
- AP call consists mainly of frozen sections.
Residents are not required to stay in-house for call, however, beepers must be kept on.
PGY 1: Do not take call
PGY 2: 7 weeks of call
PGY 3: 4 weeks of call
PGY 4: 3 weeks of call