Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the average call schedule in your program?
The call schedules are specific to each program. Call schedules are discussed at orientation of each rotation. Applicants should inquire to the specific program of interest for details.

Q: Is moonlighting allowed in your program?
Each program may have specific guidelines regarding whether a house staff is eligible for moonlighting. The institution has a moonlighting policy that requires all house staff engaged in moonlighting are licensed for unsupervised medical practice. It is the responsibility of the party hiring the house staff to moonlight and the house staff to determine whether the following is in place:

  1. Adequate liability coverage
  2. Whether the house officer has the appropriate training and skills to carry out assigned duties
  3. Adequate supervision for the Resident or Fellow 4.
  4. NPI, DEA and appropriate credentialing materials for moonlighting site
  5. Moonlighting must have prior approval from the program director

Q: What research opportunities are available for residents?
There are many research opportunities with our faculty. A number of our residents have published peer-reviewed writing and completed textbooks and chapters. They have received regional and national recognition for work presented. In addition to small projects and/or case reports that can be taken on during the residency training, we offer opportunities for our residents to learn additional skills for growth in academic leadership.

Q: What changes are coming in the program?
Software updates are in progress to more effectively track duty hours and assist with scheduling. Other opportunities include attending conferences, regular evaluations, in addition to many case types and procedures for our residents to explore.