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    Welcome New Family Medicine and Transitional Year Residents

  • Dr. Steyer talking to residents

Transitional Year Residency Program Curriculum

The curriculum for the Trident/MUSC Transitional Year Residency is designed to give the residents broad exposure to common medical problems both in hospital and ambulatory settings. The curriculum is divided into 10 five-week blocks with a 2-week orientation block.

Rotation Blocks:

  • Two week orientation
  • 5 blocks Family Medicine Inpatient Service at Trident
  • 1 block Emergency Medicine at MUSC
  • 1 block Ambulatory Care at MUSC
  • 3 blocks Electives (either Trident or MUSC)

Electives to choose from include:

Abdominal Imaging, Medical University of South Carolina
Cardiology, Lowcountry Cardiology Associates
Community Medicine, Berkeley Family Practice
Chest Imaging, Medical University of South Carolina
Dermatology, Dermatology and Laser Center of Charleston
Emergency Medicine, Trident Medical Center
ENT, Lowcountry ENT
Gastroenterology, Trident Medical Center
Geriatrics, The Villages of Summerville
General Surgery, Trident Medical Center
Infectious Disease, Trident Medical Center
Nephrology, Trident Medical Center
Neurology, Trident Medical Center
Ophthalmology, Lowcountry Eye Specialists
Ortho/Sports Medicine, Lowcountry Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Pediatric Radiology, Medical University of South Carolina
Pediatrics, Oakbrook Pediatric Clinic
Pharmacology, Trident Medical Center
Pulmonary Medicine, Trident Medical Center
Radiology, Medical University of South Carolina
Rheumatology, Medical University of South Carolina
Ultrasound, Trident Medical Center
Urology, Trident Medical Center
Wound Care, Trident Medical Center 


In addition to our clinical curriculum, ample time is provided for conferences and didactic learning opportunities. Morning reports occur on Tuesday through Thursday from 8-8:30 AM. Noon conferences occur on Monday through Thursday from 12:15-1:00 PM. Our conference/didactic offerings cover a broad range of evidence based medicine topics, such as inpatient medicine, outpatient medicine, pharmacotherapy, preventive medicine, sports medicine, behavioral science, radiology, dermatology, etc.

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