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the only plae on the web I could find this infor was for BIDMC

CA-1’s will take about 4 to 5 calls per month, CA-2’s take 3 to 4 calls, and CA-3’s take 2 to 3 calls per month. The number of late calls also decreases with advancement in training. Overnight calls are 24 hour call for CA-1 residents; CA-2’s and CA-3s do not come in for overnight call until 12 pm for West call, and 2 pm for OB call on weekdays; we go home on the post call day around 7 am.

also stanford site says typical day is about 9 hours plus any call, 50-55 hour week on average

how doe s this compare with other programs, es JHU, MGH, Duke and UCSF (reputed to work residents quite hard ?)
 

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Well, I'm not at any of those programs but, that call schedule sounds sweet to me for the 'seniors'. Remember, as you become more senior in anesthesia you become more valuable since you can do the bigger cases.

At PSU we take 2-3 weekday calls (24 hour calls), 1-2 weekend calls and 2 late calls per month. CA-3s will usually take only 1 weekend call a month. We reward the 'seniors' in other ways too (first to pick vacation, first out of the OR on late call if possible). We get out promptly by 7am the next morning. Personally, I like to take weekday call since you get a post call day.

Almost every program does call differently. Some do 24 hour call, others do night call while some have numbered shifts.

At PSU we end up working 60-65 hours per week. More on some rotations, less on others. I think it all evens out in the end.
 

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Is this usually the norm for univ. based programs?

the call schedule also depends on the number of residents as well, right?

im assuming in smaller programs, the call is more frequent?
 

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Is this usually the norm for univ. based programs?

the call schedule also depends on the number of residents as well, right?

im assuming in smaller programs, the call is more frequent?
Check out scutwork.com. This info is probably there for any program you could want.

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scut work doesnt have any reviews for my program...hmmm...
sounds like something to put on your to-do list!

the residency reviews section of SDN might have some useful info on it.
 

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Call schedules are pretty fluid things and it is generally more the case that "X number of calls need to be taken, how many residents do we have" rather than "we have X residents, and they can taxe 3.2X calls" I wouldn't base any decisions on information you find on the web. Even if it was reliable and comparable between programs when posted, it may well ahve changed.