University of Maryland School of Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine

EMPediatric Block Schedule

Here is a sample block schedule for residents in the combined emergency medicine and pediatrics program. These blocks are subject to change.

BLOCK
PGY1
PGY2
PGY3
PGY4
PGY5
1
UMMS ED
Behavior and
Development
Trauma
Anesthesia
NICU
Trauma ICU
2
Trauma
Behavior and
Development
Mercy ED
UMMS
Pediatric
Ward
Community
ED
3
VA CCU
Pediatric
ED
UMMS ED
Pediatric
ED
Pediatric
Anesthesia
/ Ultrasound
4
UMMS ED
Pediatric ED
UMMS ED
Pediatric ED
UMMS ED
Academic Pediatrics
Pediatric ED /
UMMS ED
UMMS ED
Pediatric ED
5
Academic
Peds
OB/Gyn
Elective
UMMS ED
NICU
6
UMMS Peds
Ward
MICU
Pediatrics
ED
UMMS ED
Pediatric
ED
7
Mercy
Pediatric
Ward
UMMS ED
Mercy
Pediatric
Ward
UMMS or VA
ED
UMMS
Pediatrics
Ward
8
UMMS CCU
NICU
UMMS ED
DC Childern's
Pediatric
Trauma
UMMS
ED
9
Anesthesia
Ultrasound
Adolescent
Medicine
EMS / Tox / US
Pediatric
Elective

UMMS
ED

10
VA ED
Full Term
Nursery
Mercy
ED
Pediatric
ED
Elective - Away
11
Pediatric
ED

VA ED

PICU
EM Elective
Pediatric
ED
12
UMMS
Pediatric
Ward
Trauma
UMMS ED

ED

Pediatric
Elective
13
Elective
UMMS
ED
UMMS
Pediatric
Ward
UMMS
ED
Pediatric
Elective

Three weeks of vacation per year are incorporated into each resident's block schedule.

Legend:
CCU = Coronary Care Unit, University of Maryland Medical Center
Mercy = Mercy Medical Center
NICU = Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, University of Maryland Medical Center
PICU = Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, University of Maryland Medical Center
UMMS = University of Maryland Medical Center
VA = Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Trauma = R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
+ = There are 3 total months of academic block during your 5 years with 2 weeks of vacation taken out.