Curriculum

Our program will leave you superbly trained, able to practice in virtually any setting with an invaluable set of leadership skills that will last a lifetime.

Curriculum highlights include:

  • Health systems management: extensive ambulatory care and leadership training within the Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Versatile, extended OB/GYN training to prepare residents for their desired future practice with or without obstetrics
  • 5 months of pediatrics, including training at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and an Open Door outpatient pediatric practice
  • Behavioral medicine curriculum including community medicine rotation as well as Balint and wellness groups
  • Opportunities to pursue areas of concentration such as global health, women’s health, palliative care and academic medicine
  • Review our monthly lecture schedule here
  • ADD GLOBAL HEALTH / DR TRIP?

*Applicants, please note:
Official program name: Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell at Phelps Hospital Program
ACGME# is: 1203521706
Please go to ERAS to submit your application.

The basis for your training is to provide a broad scope of skill sets and technical ability that will allow you to grow and expand your career options.

Our Curriculum (Block Schedule Format)

Year 1

12 weeks:
Adult Inpatient Med

8 weeks each:
Obstetrics
Pediatric Inpatient Med

4 weeks each:
Foundations
Community Medicine

2 weeks each:
OP Peds
ICU
Vacation

2 weeks each:
Orientation
Cardiology
Orthopedics
Neonatology
Intensive Care Unit

Year 2

8 weeks each:
Adult Inpatient Med
Gynecology

4 weeks each:
Adult Emergency Med
Adult Outpatient Med
Medical Subspecialties
Pediatric Emergency Med
Psychiatry
Sports Medicine
Surgery
Elective
Vacation

Year 3

8 weeks:
Electives

6 weeks each:
Adult Inpatient Med
Adult Outpatient Med

4 weeks each:
Adult Emergency Med
Dermatology
Geriatrics
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Pediatric Outpatient Med
Surgical Subspecialties
Vacation

Longitudinal Curriculum

Radiology | ICU | Health Systems Management | Nursing Home

Health Maintenance | Behavioral Science | Ambulatory Care | Geriatric Home Visit | Wellness | Balint

Grant and Awards

HRSA’s Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Clinician Educator Career Development Award

We are honored to have been granted the Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Clinician Educator Career Development Award by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

We were awarded $890,615 for five years of initiatives that will support our program faculty development and curriculum enhancements.

The grant period spans September 1, 2017-August 31, 2022. 

Among other enhancements to our curriculum, the grant will support the design of areas of concentration (AOCs) in areas such as:

  • Academic Medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • Healthcare Leadership & Advocacy
  • Palliative Medicine & Hospice
  • Healthy Lifestyles & Oral Health

 

Areas of concentration provide an opportunity for residents to focus their learning in a specific area.

Rebecca McAteer, MD, core residency faculty is the project director for the grant.

Alice Fornari, EdD, RD, Northwell Health’s assistant vice president of faculty development, and Shantie Harkisoon, MD, our program director, are the primary mentors for the project.

Mention prior grant.