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Program Curriculum

PGY-1

1 block = 4 weeks; 13 blocks/academic year

    Day Shifts for majority of academic year. 1 additional unit of weekend cross-cover shifts starting in late winter
. +/- Overnight shifts in spring

    (Vacation eligible)

    (Vacation eligible)

    (Vacation eligible)

    (2 weeks each)

    (Vacation eligible)

    (36 sessions of 1/2 day, 26 weeks minimum)

  • 4 Blocks

    General Pediatrics Inpatient Service ?

  • 1 Block

    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

  • 1 Block

    Term Newborn

  • 1 Block

    Acute Illness

  • 1 Block

    General Pediatrics Outpatient Service

  • 1 Block

    Subspecialty elective ?

  • 1 Block

    Endocrinology ?

  • 1 Block

    Community Experience ?

  • 1 Block

    Pulmonology/Neurology ?

  • 1 Block

    Elective ?

  • Weekly

    Continuity Clinic ?

PGY-2

1 block = 4 weeks; 13 blocks/academic year

    (Day/Night Shifts)
 4 additional units of weekend cross-cover shifts

    (Vacation eligible)

    (Vacation Eligible)

    (Vacation Eligible)

    (Vacation Eligible)

    (36 sessions of 1/2 day, 26 weeks minimum)

  • 2 Blocks

    General Pediatric Inpatient Service ?

  • 1 Block

    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

  • 1 Block

    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

  • 1 Block

    Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics

  • 1 Block

    Infectious Disease ?

  • 1 Block

    Emergency Medicine ?

  • 1 Block

    Surgery/Anesthesia/Procedure ?

  • 3 Blocks

    Mandatory Subspecialties (Cardiology, GI, Heme/Onc)

  • 2 Blocks

    Electives ?

  • Weekly

    Continuity Clinic ?

PGY-3

1 block = 4 weeks; 13 blocks/academic year

    (Day/Night Shifts)
 2 additional units of weekend cross-cover shifts

    (as Supervising Resident)

    (Vacation eligible)

    (Vacation eligible)

    (36 sessions of 1/2 day, 26 weeks minimum)

  • 2 Blocks

    General Pediatric Inpatient Service ?

  • 1 Block

    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit ?

  • 1 Block

    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

  • 1 Block

    Emergency Medicine

  • 1 Block

    General Pediatrics Outpatient Service

  • 1 Block

    Adolescent Medicine

  • 1 Block

    Community Medicine

  • 1 Block

    Required Subspecialty

  • 1 Block

    Mental Health ?

  • 3 Blocks

    Electives ?

  • Weekly

    Continuity Clinic ?

Research

Residents are exposed to research opportunities, both basic and translational in nature, at the Sanford Health’s Center for Pediatric Research in Sioux Falls.

The Sanford Children’s Health Research Center actively uses interdisciplinary approaches to understand the underlying basis of a wide array of congenital defects and childhood diseases, including:

  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Pediatric brain cancers
  • Cystic kidney disease
  • Primary ciliary dyskinesia

The center also includes expertise in a wide range of disciplines, including molecular biology, cell biology, developmental biology, biochemistry and genetics.

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