Student Orientation/Information

Expectations and Important Info

  • ALL students (3rd/4th year NYMC and VSAS) must fulfill the obligations listed below.
  • Be ON TIME for your shift and conference. (NYC public transportation is at times unpredictable, please plan accordingly).
  • Be PROACTIVE, ask to do procedures!
  • If you have any questions during a shift, just ask! You are here to learn and we are here to teach.
  • You may request 2 days off in your schedule although there are no guarantees.
  • If for any reason you cannot attend a shift, please immediately email the resident coordinators and cc: Dr. Chirurgi and Dr. Adamakos. We will accommodate for interviews. Unjustified absences are not well received.
  • Fill out the Shift Log after every shift. Please try to complete within 24 hours of finishing the shift.
  • Required procedures: Lac repairs x2, Splinting x2, IV placement x2, Blood draw x2, Foley x1.
  • Every student┬ámust complete 12 shift logs, 12 paper shift evaluations, the mid-clerkship evaluation, and the rotation exit survey by the end of the rotation.

Rotation Orientation Dates (2019 – 2020)

*Orientation is the first Tuesday of each block located in the 2nd floor resident library, rm. 2A37

Rotation Blocks Orientation
7/8 – 8/2 7/9
8/5 – 8/30 8/6
9/2 – 9/27 9/3
9/30 – 10/25 10/1
10/28 – 11/22 10/29
11/25 – 12/20 11/26
12/21 – 1/5 WINTER BREAK
1/6 – 1/31 1/7
2/3 – 2/28 2/4
3/2 – 3/27 3/3
4/6 – 5/1 4/7
4/27 – 5/22 4/28
5/25 – 6/19 5/26