Transition to Residency (T3)

Transition to residency serves to synthesize, reinforce, and extend what you have gained from the clerkships you have completed and prepare you to work effectively as interns. These skills include time management, organization, and prioritization as well as specific skills including ultrasound, effectively providing patient turnover, and obtaining informed consent from a patient.

As part of T3, students complete the following:

1. Specialty specific preparation for residency
2. Institute for Health Improvement (IHI) basic certificate in quality and safety
3. Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) on the following topics:

a. Transitions of Care
b. Informed Consent

4. Self-directed learning with the following podcasts:

• Top 10 Mistakes Made in Residency Training
• Fatigue, Sleep Deprivation and Residency
• Professionalism: A Critical Theme in Patient Care
• Parenteral Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy
• Writing orders
• Where Will I Practice
• Teaching Medical Students: A Guide for Soon-To-Be Interns