Year 3


Senior residents at Metropolitan Hospital are responsible for directing all patient care in the Emergency Department and teaching and refining the skills of junior residents and medical students, therefore enhancing their leadership, academic and administrative skills. All third year residents receive time off to attend the annual ACEP conference. They must complete USMLE STEP 3 before starting the third year of residency.

    • Emergency Medicine at Metropolitan Hospital Center = 7.25 months
    • Emergency Medicine at Harlem Hospital Center = 1.5 months
    • Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Harlem or WCMC = 2 weeks
    • Anesthesia at Harlem Hospital Center = 1 week
    • EMS Metropolitan/FDNY = 2 weeks
    • Toxicology at Bellevue = 2 weeks
    • Elective = 2 weeks
    • Vacation = 1 month (full month or 2 weeks at a time)

EM Shifts per month: 16 (14 for chief residents)
EM Shift length: 12 hours