Curriculum

Residents switch from internal medicine to pediatrics every four months. Beginning in PGY-1, all residents have a full day of clinic each week with 1/2 day at the FQHC and 1/2 day at private practices in the community (see training sites for more information).

Intern Level: Months 1-16

(All of PGY-1 year and first 4 months of PGY-2 Year)

Medicine (8 months)

3 months general inpatient (UHATS)
1 month night float
1 month ER
1 month MICU
2 months electives

Pediatrics (8 months)

3 months general inpatient
1 month Pediatric Outpatient Acute Care intern
1 month Newborn Nursery
1 month NICU
1 month Pediatric elective
1 month Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Senior Level II: Months 17-32

(Last 8 months of PGY-2 year and first 8 months Of PGY-3 year)

Medicine (8 months)

2 months general inpatient supervisory (UHATS)
1 month AIM supervisory (outpatient acute medicine)
1 month Adult Cardiology
1 month Night Float Supervisory
2 months electives

Pediatrics (8 months)

2 months general inpatient supervisory
1 month NICU
3 months electives
1 month PICU
1 month Pediatric Outpatient Acute Care supervisory

Senior Level III: Months 33-48

(Last 4 months of PGY-3 and all of PGY-4 year)

Medicine (8 months)

2 months general inpatient supervisory (UHATS)
1 month geriatrics
5 months electives

Pediatrics (8 months)

1 month general inpatient supervisory
1 month adolescent medicine
1 month electives
1 month pediatric Emergency Medicine
1 month Behavior & Development

Internal Medicine Electives

  • AIM Supervisory (Ambulatory Internal Medicine)
  • AIM Acute Care (Illness)
  • Allergy
  • Cardiology
  • Consult Service (2 weeks)
  • CVICU
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Headache
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Intern Ambulatory Clinic
  • MICU
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology (Inpt, Outpt, Stroke)
  • Night Float
  • Nutrition
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics (2 or 4 weeks)
  • Palliative Care
  • Procedure Rotation
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Rheumatology
  • Sleep Medicine (Pulm or Neuro)
  • SOAR
  • UHATS Inpatient Medicine

Pediatric Electives

  • Advocacy
  • Ambulatory Clinic Supervisor (PAC)
  • Allergy/Immunology
  • Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Cardiology
  • CVICU
  • Child Abuse and Neglect (Pediatric Resource Center)
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Education Senior (Inpatient Peds)
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Outpatient Pediatrics
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Immunology/Pulmonology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nephrology
  • Neuro/Behavior
  • Neurology
  • Newborn/Level II Nursery Supervisory
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Palliative Care
  • Pediatric Procedure Rotation
  • Pediatric Radiology
  • Pediatric Sedation-Analgesia
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Ultrasound
  • Pediatric Urology

Combined Electives

(Can be scheduled on IM or Peds Blocks)

  • Anesthesiology
  • College Health (2 or 4 weeks)
  • Community Outpatient
    • Peoria​
    • Canton
    • Chillicothe
    • Farmington
    • Washington
    • Pontiac
    • Escanaba
  • Community Service
  • Clinical Educator Track
  • Dermatology (2 or 4 weeks)
  • ENT (2 or 4 weeks)
  • Evidence Based Medicine/High Value Care
  • Gynecology
  • Hematology
  • International Health (Haiti or Away Rotation)
  • Parenting Elective
  • Plastic Surgery (can be taken as part of Peds Surgergy)
  • Psychiatry
  • Reading Elective (special circumstances)
  • Research (2 or 4 weeks)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Urology
  • Trauma

Structured Learning Experiences

  • Resident Orientation
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • Ethics Curriculum
  • Residents As Teachers Program
  • Practice Management Seminar
  • Daily Medicine and Pediatrics Noon Conferences
  • Daily Medicine and Pediatrics Morning Report
  • Pediatric Advance Life Support Simulator Lab
  • Evidence-Based Medicine Discussions
  • Journal Club
  • Weekly Medicine and Pediatrics Preclinic Discussions
  • Grand Rounds – Medicine/Pediatrics/Med-Peds
  • Research (optional)
  • Masters in Public Health (MPH) Program (optional)
  • International electives
  • Board review lectures

Contact Us

  • Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency
  • 530 NE Glen Oak Avenue
  • 5th Floor OSF North Building
  • Peoria, IL 61637
  • 309-655-4940
  • [email protected]
  • Hours: M-F: 8:30am – 4pm