Curriculum

Rotations

  • PGY-1
    • Family Medicine Intern Orientation
    • Adult Inpatient Medicine
    • Pediatric Inpatient Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
    • Pediatric Ambulatory Clinic at AltaMED
    • Labor and Delivery
    • Newborn Nursery
    • Women’s Health
    • Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
    • Community and Street Medicine
    • Behavioral Health and Addiction Medicine with X-Waiver Training
    • Research Rotation
    • Elective Rotation
  • PGY-2
    • Adult Inpatient Medicine
    • MICU
    • Labor and Delivery
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Cardiology
    • Neurology
    • Dermatology
    • Pediatrics Ambulatory Clinic at AltaMED
    • Orthopedic and Sports Medicine at state-of-the-art Toyota Sports Performance Center
    • Community and Street Medicine
    • Research Rotation
    • Elective Rotation
  • PGY-3
    • Adult Inpatient Medicine
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Surgery
    • Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
    • Urology and Rheumatology
    • Orthopedic and Sports Medicine
    • Pain Management
    • Resident Clinic Director (Keck or AltaMED Continuity Clinic)
    • Community and Street Medicine
    • Research Rotation
    • Elective Rotation

Curriculum features

  • Majority of rotations at Keck Medicine of USC, leading academic healthcare system
  • “Clinic First” Model:
    • PGY-1:
      • 1 full day continuity clinic at Keck
    • PGY-2:
      • 1 full day continuity clinic at Keck
      • 1 full day continuity clinic at AltaMED
    • PGY-3:
      • 1 full day continuity clinic at Keck
      • 1 full day continuity clinic at AltaMED
  • Elective rotations at Keck, USC, and community, ie. Addiction Medicine, Narrative Medicine, College Health
  • Half day a week protected time for core didactics
  • Daily clinic “Chalk Talk” didactics
  • In-person and virtual learning environments
  • Special-interest tracks: Geriatrics, Women’s Health, Street Medicine
  • Integrated curriculum on antiracism, structural competency, health equity, care for vulnerable populations