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Family Medicine Program Curriculum

First-year Residents

Emergency Room1 month
Family Medicine Inpatient4 months
General Surgery Inpatient1 month
Management of Health Systems1 month
Obstetrics2 months
Family Medicine OP Advisor1 month
Pediatric Outpatient, CUMC1 month
Psychiatry Consult1 month

Second-year Residents

Cardiology Inpatient1 month
Endocrine Outpatient1 month 
Elective1 month 
Family Medicine Inpatient3 months
Intensive Care Unit1 month
Orthopedics1 month
Pediatric IP–Children’s Hospital1 month
Pediatrics Outpatient1 month
Pulmonary Consult1 month 
Renal1 month

Third-year residents

Family Medicine Inpatient3 months
Rheumatology1 month 
Electives2.5 months
Children’s ER2 weeks
ENT2 weeks
Ophthalmology2 weeks
GI2 weeks
Urology2 weeks
Dermatology1 month
Sports Medicine1 month
Gynecology1 month
  • Allergy/Immunology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Community Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology Outpatient
  • Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
  • ER
  • Family Medicine Elective
  • Family Medicine Inpatient
  • General Surgery Inpatient
  • General Surgery Outpatient
  • GI
  • Gynecology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • ICU
  • Infectious Disease
  • Management of Health Systems
  • Medical Genetics
  • Neurology
  • NICU
  • OB
  • OB Complicated
  • OB Ultrasound
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatrics Inpatient
  • Pediatrics Outpatient
  • Public Health
  • Pulmonary Consult
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Nephrology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Urology
  • Availability of inpatient, outpatient, or obstetrics tracks
  • Inpatient opportunities are the standard for our residency, but we have had more interest in learning outpatient/rural care and formed more outpatient rotations
  • A “cumulative” rural rotation replaces the “ICU” rotation when completing the OP tracks
  • Rural rotations may be in Nebraska City, Schuyler, or Kearney, NE.
  • 18 month curriculum
  • Hands on teaching/procedure training – ALSO/BLS/ACLS
  • Guest lecturers, ed committee
  • Review of high yield topics
  • Residents and faculty both teach
  • Daily inpatient teaching rounds