EMPeds Block Diagram

Here is a sample block schedule for residents in the combined emergency medicine and pediatrics program. 

 BLOCK

PGY1
PGY2
PGY3
PGY4
PGY5
1 
UMMS ED
Behavior and
Development
Trauma
Anesthesia
NICU
Trauma ICU
2
Trauma
Mercy
Pediatrics
Mercy ED
Peds
Ward Senior
UMMS ED
3
UMMS ED
Peds ED
UMMS ED
Peds ED
Peds Anesthesia/
Ultrasound
4
UMMS ED/
Peds ED
 UMMS ED/
Peds ED
UMMS ED/
Peds Prof Dev
Peds ED/
UMMS ED
UMMS ED/
Peds  Prof Dev
5
Night Float/
Peds ED
OB/GYN
Peds Elective
UMMS ED
PICU
6
Peds Ward
MICU
Peds ED
Trauma
Peds Night Senior/
Peds ED

7

Adolescent
UMMS ED
Mercy
Pediatrics
PG ED
Peds
Ward Senior
8
CCU
NICU
UMMS ED
EM Elective
UMMS ED
9
UMMS ED/
Ultrasound

Peds Elective

UMMS ED/
Ultrasound
Peds ED1 

UMMS ED

10
VA ED
Full Term
Nursery
Mercy
ED
DC Children's 
Trauma 
EM Elective2
11
Peds ED

VA ED

PICU
Peds Elective
Peds ED
12

Peds Ward
Trauma
Night Senior/
Peds ED

Community ED

Peds Elective

 

13
Peds Elective
UMMS ED
Peds
Ward Senior
UMMS ED
Peds 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

PG = Prince George’s County Hospital

1 = UMMS PED or DC Children’s PED

2 = Call free