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Department of Orthopedic Surgery

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Master
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Call Assignments/On-Call Duties

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Residents create and manage the call schedule.

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Ben Taub

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  • In-house junior (PGY 1-2) and senior resident (PGY 3-4)
  • Seven to eight calls per month per resident
  • Includes residents on hand and spine rotations
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General

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  • Covers Texas Children’s Hospital (80 percent), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (10 percent), Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (5 percent), Houston Methodist Hospital (5 percent)
  • Four to five in-house primary calls
  • Four to five backup calls per month
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Chief

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  • One week out of five weeks home call (primarily cover Ben Taub Hospital)