Each of the three residency years is divided into 13 four-week periods allowing for numerous opportunities with varied patient populations. The goal of the residency program is to provide training across the lifespan, in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The following is an overview of the three years of training:

First Year Rotations

  • Outpatient Family Medicine Clinic
  • Inpatient Adult Medicine
  • Inpatient Pediatrics
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Special Surgery I (ENT/Dermatology)
  • Special Surgery II (Urology/Ophthalmology)

Second Year Rotations

  • Outpatient Family Medicine Clinic*
  • Inpatient Adult Medicine
  • Inpatient Pediatrics
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Community Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Nursing Home/Long Term Care/Day Center*
  • Elective Rotations (2 two Weeks)

Third Year Rotations

  • Outpatient Family Medicine Clinic
  • Inpatient Adult Medicine
  • Inpatient Pediatrics
  • Outpatient/Ambulatory Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics/Hospice & Palliative Medicine /Health Care Systems
  • Orthopedics
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Intensive Care/Critical Care
  • Nursing Home/Long Term Care/Day Center*
  • Elective Rotation (2 two weeks & 1 four week)

Elective rotations

  • Global health†
  • Women's health†
  • Leadership & Advocacy†
  • Clinical informatics†
  • Rehabilitation
  • Inpatient psychiatry
  • Cardiology
  • Behavioral health
  • Imaging & radiology
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Research & Scholarly Activity
  • Sleep medicine
  • Internal Medicine Subspecialty (eg. Endoc, GI, Rheum, ID)
  • Board Review°

* Longitudinal rotation over the course of training

† Opportunity to complete 12 weeks of elective culminating in certificate of training°PGY 3 elective only

To learn more, visit our residency blog.

Facilities

Southside Hospital

  • This is the location of many of the residency’s inpatient rotations including Adult Medicine, Pediatrics, Intensive Care/Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, OBGYN, and Surgery

HRH Brentwood Health Center 

  • Residents are able to follow patients and provide continuity of care through our PCMH level III HRH Brentwood Health Center. The patient panel includes pediatrics, prenatal, OBGYN, adults and geriatric care. Residents also engage in specialty care  –  dermatology, colposcopy, etc.

Momentum at South Bay

  • Located in East Islip, , residents care for a number of their geriatric continuity panel at the Momentum at South Bay Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. They also follow patients that have recently been discharged from their inpatient service to allow for greater continuity of care between clinical settings.

Nesconset Day Care Center

  • Residents are exposed to the care of special needs adults who attend the day care center and offer primary care services.

ACLD

  • Residents are exposed to the care of special needs children who attend the center for a better understanding on how to best manage an entire spectrum of patients with varying needs.

Ambulatory Community Practices

  • Residents gain experience in a host of ambulatory practices including pediatrics, geriatrics, ophthalmology, urology, dermatology, ENT, pulmonary, orthopedics, neurology, and cardiology among others.

Family Service League Clinic 

  • Residents will have the opportunity to medically manage patients who have mental disorders and substance abuse disorders. 

Did you know…

… the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is the first new allopathic medical school in New York State since 1963?

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