Please note that the schedule changes occasionally throughout the month. We try to avoid this as much as possible, but please check this page frequently to verify that changes have not been made to your schedule since you last checked.

2018 - 2019
Block 1 - updated 6/2
Block 2 - updated 6/19
Block 3 - updated 6/28
Block 4 - updated 9/17
Block 5 - updated 9/10
Block 6 - updated 10/30
Block 7 - updated 10/29
Block 8 - updated 11/27

2017-2018 (Block Dates)
Block 1 - updated 6/26
Block 2 - updated 6/22
Block 3 - updated 7/26
Block 4 - updated 8/15
Block 5 - updated 9/8
Block 6 - updated 10/14
Block 7 - updated 11/12
Block 8 - updated 12/18
Block 9 - updated 1/14
Block 10 - updated 2/14
Block 11 - updated 2/25
Block 12 - updated 4/6
Block 13 - updated 5/17

Block 11 - updated 2/25
Block 12 - updated 3/29
Block 13 - updated 4/28

ROTATOR GUIDE - click for full guide
(updated 6/12/2018)

Sick Call: Page 17242 (EM Chief on call). Emails are not sufficient (we don't check the account often enough to cover sick calls). 

To page from any phone, call: 212-305-5880.

Sick resident must also notify their home department/chiefs of absence.

Columbia ED Shift Key:

D (day): 8AM - 8PM
M (midday): 12PM - 12AM
N (night): 8PM - 8AM

For internal medicine residents only, N shifts run 9PM - 9AM.

Small-case letter indicates area of the ED you are working in. For example:

Db = day shift, Area B/GreenTeam
Nc = night shift, Area C/Yellow team

Noon reportM/T/Th/F 12PM in EM resident room, which is located across from the security office on the first floor. If you are on an M (noon-midnight) shift, you attend noon report and then go in for your shift.

Wednesday conference: 8AM - 12PM. 
Alternates between Columbia PH 8th floor conference room and Cornell resident room (M-107). 

Check the weekly conference schedule for the conference location. 

To get to Cornell, take the intercampus shuttle from the Broadway entrance to Presbyterian, next to CHONY. The shuttle leaves between 7-7:15AM. Return to Columbia on the 12:15PM shuttle (from 69th and York). 

If you are working a D shift that day, you should attend conference. 

If you are working an M shift, you should start working in the ED at 12PM. There is no noon report on Wednesday.

Columbia ED scheduling Issues or general questions: 

Contact Lynn Jiang at
Please specify - Lynn - Columbia.

Requests due 10 weeks prior to start of block and can be made using the request form on 
this site. 

Please be sure to read the Columbia ED Rotators Guide prior to starting your rotation with us. Feel free to reach out to us with any questions, and please enjoy your time with us!