Program Curriculum

Program Curriculum

Program Goals

  1. To Provide a Collaborative and Supportive Learning Environment
  2. Availability to Dedicated Faculty who are Passionate about Teaching the Art and Science of Medicine
  3. Resident Achievement of the Knowledge, Skills & Attitudes for Success as a Practicing General Internist or for Subspecialty Fellowship Training

Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum

  • Beginning your Residency
    • Onboarding
    • Transition Curriculum
  • 33-Month Core Curriculum (PDF)
  • Board Review
  • Monthly M&M - readmission and hospital aligned QI focus
  • "Medical Jeopardy" competitive teams of faculty, residents, students
  • Research Curriculum
  • QI Curriculum

Small Groups

Small Groups

  • Journal Club
  • Daily Transition in Care - Check out
  • Best Case
  • Daily Report: two days/week
  • Monthly Program Director Open Forum by Resident Groups
  • Specialty focused Research Working Groups
  • QI Project Working Groups
  • Daily Safety Huddle

Ambulatory, Inpatient and Electives

Ambulatory, Inpatient and Electives

View schedule at www.new-innov.com (Institution: Creighton; user: schedule; password: sschedule)

Sponsoring Institution: Creighton University School of Medicine

Participating Sites

  • CHI-AMC Bergan Campus
  • Omaha VA Medical Center
  • CHI-IMC

Rotations

  • Ambulatory Block
    • PACT Pharmacist Shadowing experience for Interns
    • Quality Improvement
    • Subspecialty Clinics
      • Wound Clinic
      • Renal Clinic
      • Primary Care Procedure Clinic
      • Poly Trauma Clinic
      • Pulmonary Clinic
      • Hematology/Oncology
      • Gastroenterology
      • Gynecology
      • Orthopedics Clinic
      • Daily Ambulatory Didactics
    • Emergency Department
    • Geriatrics/Palliative Care
    • Hospital Medicine
    • ICU
    • Neurology
    • Night Float
    • Subspecialties
      • Cardiology
      • Endocrinology
      • Gastroenterology
      • Infectious Disease
      • Hematology/Oncology
      • Pulmonary
      • Rheumatology
    • Electives
      • Admitting Area (VA Emergency Department)
      • Allergy/Immunology
      • Ambulatory Cardiology
      • Anesthesiology
      • Dermatology
      • Primary Care
      • Procedural Rotation
      • Professional Growth & Development
      • Radiology
      • Research
      • Women's Health
      • ILAC - Dominican Republic - by application
      • Off-site Elective (optionally by application)
        • Off-site elective form available through the GME office.

Continuity Clinic

Continuity Clinic

Continuity Clinic Experience for Categorical Residents

  • One Half Day per week
    • Continuity clinics blocked during Night Float and ICU rotations
    • Continuity clinics required within three years of training
  • Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT)
    • Resident Physician
    • Attending Physician (serves as longitudinal preceptor and advisor)
    • RN Care Manager
    • LPN
    • Clerk
    • Social Worker
    • Nutritionist
    • Pharmacist
  • Continuity Clinic Didactics
    • 20-minute sessions prior to each continuity clinic
    • Three-year outpatient curriculum
      • Question and Answer format or
      • Focused Topic Reviews by Drs. Porter and Birch

Web-Based Training Opportunities

Web-Based Training Opportunities

Simulation Training

Simulation Training

First Year

  • Onboarding at the beginning of training
  • R1 Bootcamp: Code Training, Abdominal Paracenteses, Thoracentesis, Lumbar Puncture, Central Line Placement with Ultrasound Guidance, Portable/handled Ultrasound Testing
  • Mock Code sessions throughout the year

Second Year

  • Mock Code

Third Year

  • GYN Assessment
  • Procedural proficiency assessment

All Residents   

Program Retreats, Workshops and Boot Camps

Program Retreats, Workshops and Boot Camps

First Year

  • Resident Supervisory Retreat
  • Transition and Orientation
  • Procedural Boot Camp

Second Year Resident

  • Career Development Opportunities

Third Year

  • Chief Resident Leadership Retreat
  • Comprehensive Board Review

All Resident

  • CV writing
  • Spanish Course
  • Personal statement writing