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Hospitalist Resident Rotator Elective: Time Commitment, Prerequisites, and Contact Information

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 weeks
Weekday hours: Alternating weeks of 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM shifts with 1:00 PM to 10:00 shifts
Overnight call: None
Weekend hours: One weekend during the 4 week rotation (or 1 weekend day during two separate weekends)

Prerequisites

  • A telephone interview with Dr. Padmini Ranasinghe, Director, Hospitalist Education Programs
  • At least 1 recommendation letter from a faculty member who has worked with the resident in the inpatient setting, or from the residency program director
  • Credentialing (see: Required forms):
    a. Maryland visiting residents who are US graduates: completed paperwork should begin to be processed by Johns Hopkins no later than 30 days prior to the anticipated start date.
    b. Maryland visiting residents who are foreign graduates: completed paperwork
    should begin to be processed by Johns Hopkins no later than 60 days prior to the anticipated start date.
    c. Visiting residents from outside of the state of Maryland: completed paperwork should begin to be processed by Johns Hopkins no later than 90 days prior to the anticipated start date.
    d. A primary source ECFMG is required for all foreign medical graduate visiting residents.
    e. Contact April Blotkamp, ablotkam@jhmi.edu, to help with the credentialing process.
  • Prior to starting the rotation, the resident will need to train on our computer systems. THIS WILL REQUIRE AT LEAST ONE HALF-DAY AT JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL PRECEEDING THE ACTUAL ROTATION. Contact Lisa Willams, lwilli45@jhmi.edu, to schedule the training.
    a. Patient Order Entry (POE)
    b. Electronic Patient Record (EPR)
    c. Compliance-Plus documentation system

Contact Information

Interested residents may contact Dr. Padmini Ranasinghe with questions by e-mail at pranasi1@jhmi.edu.    
Administrative Assistant: Lisa Williams (lwilli45@jhmi.edu)

 

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