University of Puerto Rico

Program Description

The University of Puerto Rico Emergency Medicine Residency Program is an ACGME accredited program under the ADS 10 year cycle. The University of Puerto Rico Emergency Medicine Residency Program has as primary teaching site the Hospital UPR. At this site residents and students evaluate patients under the supervision of our core and clinical faculty. The medical students are exposed to the use of the electronic medical record and actively participate in the evaluation and treatment of patients. Medical students mainly see patients in the fast track area, but participate in the evaluation and treatment of acute care patients as well. During the rotation, they attend our Academic Activities, Journal Club and have the opportunity to present a topic.

Leadership

  • Department Chair: Juan A Gonzalez MD, FACEP
  • Program Director: Maria Ramos Fernandez MD, MSC, FACEP
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director: Cesar I. Andino Colon MD, FACEP
  • Research Director: Joanna Mercado MD, FACEP

==Training Locations== University District Hospital, University Pediatric Hospital, VA Caribbean Healthcare System - San Juan, PR , Administracion de Servicios Medicos de Puerto Rico (ASEM) ===Primary Hospital=== Hospital UPR Carolina Dr. Federico Trilla


Curriculum

PGY1

  • 1 block Internal Med
  • 1 block Pediatrics
  • 1 block Trauma Surgery
  • 1 block Ob/Gyn
  • 6 blocks Emerg Med
  • 1 block Anesthesia
  • 1 block Orthopedics/EMS
  • 1 block Vacation

PGY2

  • 8 blocks Emerg Med
  • 1 block MICU*
  • 1 block PICU*
  • 1 block Neuro ICU
  • 1 block Trauma Surgery
  • 1 block vacation

PGY3

  • 9 blocks Emerg Med
  • 1 block Trauma ICU
  • 1 block Elective
  • 1 block Ultrasound Administration
  • 1 block vacation

Electives

Faculty Trained in Fellowships:

  • Ultrasound
  • EMS
  • Administration
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Contact Information

Residency Coordinator: Berlina Robles Email: brobles@hospitalupr.org Phone: +01 787 757 1800 Ext 644

External Links

http://www.upr.edu/

See Also

Authors:

Yos Yachivev