The goal of the Vineland Transitional Year is to mold well-rounded physicians who are competent in patient care and who can function in today’s health care arena.
About the Vineland Transitional Year
As residents assume increasing responsibility for patient care, this program will give them ample opportunity to develop the skills needed for any subsequent residency program.
This fully accredited one-year academic program offers the rewards of a community-based atmosphere in an academic environment, a dynamic and patient-centered care model, and an emphasis on preventive health care. As a high reliability organization (HRO), Inspira is dedicated to the safety of all patients, providers and staff members.
Vineland Transitional Year Curriculum
The Transitional Year curriculum provides core internship rotations while also allowing flexibility according to an individual resident’s unique needs and interests.
Curriculum includes rotations in:
- Family Medicine
- Emergency Medicine
- Inpatient Pediatrics
- General Surgery
- Night Float
- Internal Medicine
Externships are open to all osteopathic students. Responsibilities include:
- Attending all assigned rounds, workshops, journal clubs and lectures
- Call responsibilities, which varies
- Office rotations with physicians in the residency program
- Assisting and observing orthopedic surgery procedures
The extern must provide their own transportation and accommodations and is advised to contact the executive assistant of the program regarding their scheduled date of arrival. Clinical attire, including a laboratory coat, is required.