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PGY-3 Curriculum


During the PGY-3 year, residents spend time training in specific areas of neurology, including child neurology and neuromuscular diseases. Additionally, PGY-3 residents begin to transition to a supervisory role. For the first time, the PGY-3 is a leader, running the Grady consult service. Time management and organizational skills are quickly learned while running this busy team. The PGY-3 must not only run the team, but spend time teaching the PGY-2, rotating residents, and medical students on the service, which is a major responsibility and learning experience. Throughout the PGY-3 year, the resident continues his or her continuity clinic one half-day a week. Call responsibilities are solely at Grady during the PGY-3 year, including both night float and weekend coverage.

The PGY-3 curriculum is as follows (Roll over the items for descriptions):

Child neurology (12 weeks)

Grady night float (6 weeks)

Grady consults (6 weeks)

Emory EEG/epilepsy service (4 weeks)

Emory consults A (4 weeks)

Neuromuscular/EMG (8 weeks)

Neuro-ophthalmology (4 weeks)

Elective (8 weeks)

Vacation (4 weeks)