Call Schedule

VA Call Schedule:

The VA call schedule allows for admission of up to 5 admissions in a 24 hour period per team. The night float residents will admit 6 admissions to be distributed in the morning to the 3 teaching teams. Depending on the amount of patients admitted overnight, day call teams can accept up to 5 admissions. The cap for these teams is 16 patients. Typically the census is between 12-16 patients per team. Teams are made up of medical students, pharmacy students, 2-3 interns and 1 PGY2 upper level resident. Teaching teams are staffed by VA hospitalists and chief residents.


On the weekends and holidays, the early call and late call teams each take 3 admissions from overnight and 2 admissions during the day for 5 admissions total. The off call team does not take any admissions and goes home at noon. The late call team performs cross cover for the off call team.


S&W Call Schedule:

14 beds are assigned to each of two inpatient teaching teams. Once a patient has been discharged from a teaching team, a new patient will be assigned to that room and will be admitted by the teaching team residents. If the new patient is assigned during day shift (7a-5p) the day team will do the admission. If the new patient is assigned during night shift (5p-7a) the night team, consisting of a PGY1 and PGY3, will do the admission.