Graduation Requirements Reminder!

Just a quick reminder regarding graduation requirements–you can see the tab on the menu on the left to access them anytime! https://ucsdim.com/general-requirements-for-promotion/

Reach out to your APD or to the chief residents with any questions!

All residents (including PSTP & Med-Peds) are required to do:
Procedures
5 each: Central line placement, Arterial line placement, Paracentesis, Lumbar Puncture, Arthrocentesis, Pap Smear & Endocervical Culture
1 each: Central line removal (IJ), Peripheral IV (or PIV simulation)
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Clinical Evaluation Exercises (CEX)
Categorial & PSTP: 1 Long CEX, 5 Short CEXs
Med-Peds: 1 Long CEX, 3 Short CEXs
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Critical Thinking Activities
4 EBM presentations *Tips & Guide*
1 QIPS or CRC *Schedule for 2020-2021* *Other resources*
1 Journal Club *How to Prep* *Template & Example*
2 PDSA per year (PSTP = 4, Categorical = 6) *Tips & Guide*
*Prelim interns are exempt from these requirements
**More resources for these are in the Quality Improvement section of the blog
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Scholarly Work
At least ONE of the following options (and all its parts) is required:
A: Research Project
WITH Poster presentation at UCSD IM’s research symposium
PLUS at least one of the following:
– a presented abstract/poster at a conference
– manuscript for submission
– written description of project in manuscript form
B: Case Report
WITH written report & review of the literature
PLUS Case Conference presentation or presentation at external venue
C: “State of the Art” Review Topic
WITH written review article
PLUS presentation of topic & review at noon conference, grand rounds, or external venue
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Hopkins Modules *Access instructions*
Preliminary Medicine Interns
These 6 modules are required by June 1 at the end of your intern year:
Cancer Screening
Immunizations 1
Immunizations 2
Professionalism: The Physician’s Role
Professionalism: Challenging Conversations and Encounters
Preoperative Assessment

Categorical Medicine Residents
(18 modules over 3 years, required by June 1 of your graduation year):

These 8 modules are required by June 1 at the end of your intern year:
Cancer Screening
Immunizations 1
Immunizations 2
Professionalism: The Physician’s Role
Professionalism: Challenging Conversations and Encounters
Low Back Pain
Preoperative Assessment
Gynecology
PLUS: 10 additional elective modules over years 2 & 3

PSTP Residents
(12 modules over 2 years, due June 1 of your graduation year):

These 8 modules are required by June 1 at the end of your intern year:
Cancer Screening
Immunizations 1
Immunizations 2
Professionalism: The Physician’s Role
Professionalism: Challenging Conversations and Encounters
Low Back Pain
Preoperative Assessment
Gynecology
PLUS: 4 additional elective modules over year 2

Med/Peds Residents
(12 modules over 4 years, by June 1 of your graduation year):

These 7 modules are required by June 1 at the end of your intern year:
Cancer Screening
Immunizations 1
Immunizations 2
Professionalism: The Physician’s Role
Professionalism: Challenging Conversations and Encounters
Low Back Pain
Preoperative Assessment
PLUS: 5 additional elective modules over years 2 – 4