The hospitalist AOC was developed to give residents opportunities for more experience with inpatient medicine, allowing them to care for hospitalized patients confidently. They will be prepared to practice as hospitalists or to practice traditional family medicine. Residents are encouraged to sign up for the AOC starting in the last 3 months of their first year of residency and no later than 6 months into their second year.

Hospital Electives

Residents will do extra inpatient rotations to gain more experience. Several will be required, and many more are available for residents to tailor their experience.

Required Rotations:

  • Adult Hospitalist
  • Infectious Disease (2 weeks of each adult & peds)
  • Adult ICU extra elective
  • Pulmonary Medicine (2 week min)

Academic Activities

  • Hospital Committee Membership
  • Didactic presentation with inpatient topic


Residents gain experience in common inpatient procedures through their rotations.
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Emergency procedures (CPR, intubation and ventilation)
  • Vascular Access
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Chest radiograph interpretation
  • Paracentesis
  • Electrocardiogram interpretation
For any questions about the Hospitalist AOC, please contact Dr. Puja Samudra,