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)

Block 1

Outpatient Neurology Clinics (Kirklin)

Block 2

Outpatient VA Neurology Clinics

Block 3

Inpatient Neurology Service

Block 4

Outpatient VA Neurology Clinics

Block 5

Vascular & Critcal Care Neurology Service

Block 6

Elective Neurophysiology (EEG/EMU)

Block 7

Inpatient Neurology Service

Block 8

Neurology Consult Service

Block 9

Elective Neurophysiology (EEG/EMU)

Block 10

Elective Neuropathology

Block 11

Neurology Consult Service

Block 12

Inpatient Neurology Service/ Vascular & Critcal Care Neurology Service

Block 13

Neurology in ED (outpatient)

*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

Neuroradiology

Block 2

Inpatient Child Neurology Service

Block 3

Outpatient Child Neurology Clinics

Block 4

Inpatient Child Neurology Service

Block 5

Outpatient Child Neurology Clinics

Block 6

Inpatient Child Neurology Service

Block 7

Outpatient Elective

Block 8

Inpatient Child Neurology Service

Block 9

Outpatient Child Neurology Clinics

Block 10

Inpatient Child Neurology Service

Block 11

Outpatient Child Neurology Clinics

Block 12

Inpatient Child Neurology Service

Block 13

UAB Genetics

*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/EEG)

Block 4

Neuro-Oncology

Block 5

Neurophysiology (Neuromuscular/EMU/EEG)

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.

*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

  • Reading month

*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.