Residency Experience

Second Year Resident Curriculum & Benefits

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Year Two Curriculum

During the second year, you'll spend two half days per week at the Center for Family Medicine. You will also see patients one half-day per week at the Falls Community Health Center. The remainder of the time will be spent in either of the two affiliated hospitals or with an attending in office practice.

Below you'll find a second year resident's requirements, a sample rotation schedule, and all stipends, activities, and benefits information.

Second Year Requirements

Required Rotations

  • 8 weeks CFMIT
  • 4 weeks Subspecialty Pediatrics (include NICU)
  • 4 weeks Obstetrics
  • 4 weeks Gynecology
  • 4 weeks Community Medicine
  • 4 weeks Pulmonary
  • 4 weeks Inpatient Pediatrics
  • 4 weeks Night Float
  • 4 weeks Emergency Medicine
  • 4 weeks Addiction Medicine

Other requirements in either the 2nd or 3rd year

  • 4 weeks Rural Family Medicine (must be taken before the last 6 months of 3rd year)
  • 8 weeks Orthopedics (4 weeks can be sports medicine, rheumatology or PM&R)
  • 4 weeks Geriatrics
  • 4 weeks Dermatology
  • 4 weeks Neurology
  • 20 weeks of electives

Second year resident

Sample Rotation Schedule

Nov19
Nov19

Obstetrics Avera

Nov19
Nov19

Physical medicine & rehab

Nov19
Nov19

ER Avera

Nov19
Nov19

Hospital Medicine

Nov19
Nov19

Night Float

Nov19
Nov19

Community Medicine

Nov19
Nov19

Gynecology Sanford

Nov19
Nov19

Addiction Medicine

Nov19
Nov19

Night Float

Nov19
Nov19

Neurology

Nov19
Nov19

Hospital Medicine

Nov19
Nov19

Rural Fam Med Parkston

Nov19
Nov19

NICU / Spec. Pediatrics

Financial benefits

Stipend

$56,750

For second year residents.

PS — South Dakota has no state income tax

Education

5 days

Total of 5 paid days of meeting time.

Weeks Vacation

3

You will receive a full 3 weeks of vacation during your second year.

Work Lunch

Free

You will be provided a free lunch at noon conferences Monday through Friday, and when on call at the hospitals.

Second year activities

Moonlighting Opportunities

Moonlighting (up to 60 hours per month) is allowed during your second and third years. You’ll also share the responsibility of “team physician” for all Sioux Falls Public School athletic events. There is added remuneration for this service.

Noon Conference

In addition to completing your rotations and electives, you’ll attend a daily noon conference which includes our in-house curriculum covering various disciplines, complemented by other scheduled conferences and journal clubs. These meetings ensure broad exposure to the wide variety of problems encountered in family medicine and give exposure to those conditions which are not so common.

Retreat

Your 2nd-year resident class will enjoy an all expense paid retreat weekend. As a group you will select and visit an area resort hotel for a 3 day weekend of fun and relaxation.

Other benefits

  • 3 Weeks Vacation
  • Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Memberships at Reduced Rate
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Disability
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
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