University of Puerto Rico

History

1900 - It is established in the municipality of Fajardo, east of the island of Puerto Rico, the "Escuela Normal Insular" to train teachers for the public school system. Enrollment had only 20 students and a staff of 5 teachers. In 1910, the College of Liberal Arts was established.

In 1967, regional schools of Arecibo, Cayey and Humacao were created. Subsequently created the Ponce (1969), Bayamón (1971) Aguadilla (1972), Carolina (1973), and Utuado (1978). In 2006, the Board of Trustees approves Ten for the Decade 2006-2016 Agenda Planning.

Leadership

  • Department Chair: Juan A Gonzalez MD
  • Program Director: Jorge Falcon, MD, FACEP
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director:
  • Research Director: Joanna Mercado, MD

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

Secondary Hospital

Curriculum

PGY1

  • 1 block internal med
  • 1 block pediatrics
  • 1 block trauma surg*
  • 1 block ob/gyn
  • 6 blocks emerg med
  • 1 block anesthesia
  • 1 block orthopedics*
  • 1 block vacation

PGY2

  • 9 blocks emerg med
  • 1 block MICU*
  • 1 block PICU*
  • 1 block trauma surg*
  • 1block vacation

PGY3

  • 10 blocks emerg med
  • 1 blocks emerg med
  • 1 block EMS*
  • 1 block elective
  • 1 block vacation

Electives

Fellowships

  • U/S
  • EMS
  • Research
  • Administration
  • Aeromedical
  • Transport
  • Toxicology

Contact Information

Residency Coordinator: Berlina Robles Email: brobles@hospitalupr.org Phone: +01 787 757 1800

External Links

http://www.upr.edu/

See Also

Authors:

Yos Yachivev