schedule

work & admitting schedule
  • Attending Coverage:

    • MICU Attending is in-house from 0700-1700 and available by phone for return to hospital

    • Critical Care Consult Attending are in-house from 0700-1700 M-F
       

  • Fellow Coverage:

    • MICU Fellow is available either in-house or by phone for return to hospital in 30 mins

    • Day MICU Fellow is on-site from 0700-1700 M-F.

    • Night MICU Fellow is in-house from afternoon signout (1630) to 2200 M-F and is available by phone for return to hospital within 30 minutes until the following 0700

    • Weekend Fellow is on-site from 0700-1700 available by phone for return within 30 mins
       

  • Resident Schedule - IM Intern/Resident pairs rotate daily thru the following call status roles

    • Short-Call work from 0630/700 (Intern/resident) to completion of afternoon rounds; admits from 0700 to 1400 Monday to Friday and 0700 to 1200 on weekends. Expected to attend morning rounds AND daily teaching session unless stepping away for an admission.

    • Pre-Call work from 0630/0700 (Intern/resident) to 1200; does not admit; off Thurs-Sun. Expected to attend morning rounds AND daily teaching session.

    • Long-Call work from 1400 to 1200 M-F and 1200 to 1200 on weekends/holidays; admits from 1400-0700 Monday through Friday and 1200 to 0700 on Weekends/holidays)

    • Post-Call (Long-Call becomes Post-Call at 0700 and on-call duties shift to Short-Call team). Expected to attend morning rounds AND daily teaching session, leaving by noon.

    • Day off: Every pair is off one day a week coinciding with their Thursday-Sunday Pre-Call shift.

on-call responsibilities

Residents and interns carry pagers and Vocera, respond to non-ED codes (code blue, code stroke, code heart) and rapid response calls, evaluate all new consults, and accept new admissions and transfers. See dcvamedres.com (passcode: dcvamedres) for details. Fellow responds to code blues, new consults and admissions.