Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

How Many Hours Do Our Residents Work?

Dondee Almazan

Average Hours Worked Per Week by Stanford Residents

 
Average Hours Worked Per Week by Stanford Residents - By Rotation
Rotation
# Res/mth
hrs/wk
days off/wk
on call
Call Type
Acute Pain
2
58
1.7
q4
Home
Ambulatory
1
52
2.5
Night Float
In house
Chronic Pain
2
45
2.2
q4
Home
Cardiac ICU
2
66
1.2
Night float
In house
Difficult Airway
2
45
2.9
Night float
In house
Cardiac
5
54
2.3
q5
Home
Liver Transplant
2
49
2.6
1 wk at a time
Home
Stanford MICU
3
67
1.4
q4
In house
Neuro-head
2
53
2.4
Night float
In house
Neuro-spine
2
55
2.3
Night float
In house
OB
4
54
1.4
q4
In house
Ortho/trauma
1
52
2.4
Night float
In house
PACU
1
48
2.5
None
N/A
Pediatrics
5
50
2.6
q5
Home
Peds Cardiac
2
53
2.2
q3
Home
Regional/Nerve Blocks
2
54
2.2
None
N/A
Research
3-4
48
2.3
None
N/A
Santa Clara Valley OR
5
54
1.5
q6
In house*
Santa Clara Valley Chief/Cardiac
1
47
2.1
q6
In house*
Surgical ICU
1
66
1.5
q3
In house
Stanford General OR
13
54
2.3
Night float
In house
Thoracic
2
52
2.6
Night float
In house
VA Cardiac
1
49
2.4
daily
Home
VA OR
6
52
2.4
q6
In house
VA Chief Resident
1
55
1.9
q6
Home
VA ICU
1
67
1.6
q3
In house

* Call starts at 3PM.
Night float shift is 7PM-7AM, Sunday - Friday for General OR rotations. Each resident will do 1 - 2 weeks (at most) of night float each year. If a resident is not on night float during a rotation, then they are not on in-house overnight call that month.


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