Curriculum for general pediatrics PGY-1 to PGY-2 years

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Curriculum for PGY-3 to PGY-5

After the conclusion of general pediatrics training during PGY-1 and PGY-2 years, 

PGY-3 (Adult Neurology Year)

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Block 1

Neurology in the ED (outpatient)

Block 2

Inpatient Vascular & Critical Care Neurology Service

Block 3

Neurology at Birmingham VAMC (outpatient)

Block 4

Long-term EEG (Elective)

Block 5

Neurology Inpatient Consult Service

Block 6

Inpatient 
Neurology Service

Block 7

Neuropathology 
(Elective)

Block 8

Kirklin Clinic (outpatient)

Block 9

Inpatient Neurology Service/Vascular & Critical Care Neurology Service

Block 10

Neurology Inpatient Consult Service

Block 11

Adult neuro elective

Block 12

Inpatient Neurology Service

Block 13

Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (Elective)

*PGY-3 trainees have one half-day of child neurology continuity clinic at Children’s of Alabama each week.

*Vacation: Child Neurology residents in year 3 may take vacation at the approval of the Adult Neurology program director

PGY-4 (Child Neurology)

Block 1

Inpatient Child Neurology Service

Block 2

Neuroradiology

Block 3

Inpatient Child Neurology Service

Block 4

Routine EEG

Block 5

Outpatient Child Neurology Clinics/Elective

Block 6

Inpatient Child Neurology Service

Block 7

Outpatient Child Neurology Clinics/Elective

Block 8

Outpatient Child Neurology Clinics/Elective

Block 9

Inpatient Child Neurology Service

Block 10

Outpatient Child Neurology Clinics/Elective

Block 11

Outpatient Child Neurology Clinics/Elective

Block 12

Inpatient Child Neurology Service

Block 13

Outpatient Child Neurology Clinics/Elective

*PGY-4 trainees continue to serve his or her patients one half-day per week in the child neurology continuity clinic.

*Vacation: Child Neurology residents in their 4th year have 15 vacation days and 15 sick days per year to use at their discretion. All time off must be discussed with the Child Neurology program directors and all rotations/call/clinics must be covered. 

PGY-5 (Child Neurology)

Block 1

Child Psychiatry

Block 2

Inpatient Child Neurology Service

Block 3

Neurophysiology (Neuromuscular/
EMU)

Block 4

Neuro-Oncology

Block 5

Neurophysiology 
(Neuromuscular/
EMU)

Block 6

Elective/
PreTending

Block 7

Elective/
PreTending

Block 8

Elective/
PreTending

Block 9

Elective/
PreTending

Block 10

Elective/
PreTending

Block 11

Outpatient Child Neurology Clinics

Block 12

Elective/
PreTending

Block 13

Elective/
PreTending

*PGY-5 trainees continue to serve his or her patients one half-day per week in child neurology continuity clinic.

*Vacation: Child Neurology residents in their 5th year have 15 vacation days and 15 sick days per year to use at their discretion. All time off must be discussed with the Child Neurology program directors and all rotations/call/clinics must be covered. 

*Elective options include but are not limited to:

  • Community pediatric neurology clinics

  • Pediatric rehab medicine

  • Genetics

  • Pediatric rheumatology

  • Pediatric neurosurgery

  • Pediatric ophthalmology

  • Pediatric palliative care

  • Pediatric movement disorders

  • Multi-speciality Clinics (TSC, NF, Rett Syndrome, MDA and CPODD)

  • Child neurology clinics at Children’s South

  • Research/QI

  • Sleep Medicine

  • ICU EEG