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UCLA and VA Coverage Group On Call Scheduling Rules

UCLA On Call Scheduling Rules (please refer to Rotation Goals and Objectives section for instructions on being on call)
Before you request a UCLA on call switch please note the five golden rules below

  1. All UCLA call switches must be approved by Program Director/Coordinator. Email Robin as soon as you have spoken with the fellow with whom you wish to switch. Please be sure to cc that fellow on all relevant emails.
  2. You can NOT switch between UCLA and VA call.
  3. You MUST not violate the ACGME rule of 1 day off in every 7 day period, averaged over the course of a 4 week rotation.
  4. Only fellows in the following three rotations may be included in the UCLA call schedule. (UCLA NH, UCLA Consults, UCLA Outpt)
  5. Rotation switches always occur at 8 AM on Mondays.

Please use the “Regular Call Schedule” below to note when you will be on beeper call. There are several scenarios from which to choose, depending upon which UCLA rotations are staffed with fellows in any 4 week period.

Regular Call Schedule
Friday 5 PM - Saturday 8 AM - UCLA Consult fellow (then rounds then home)
Saturday 8 AM - Sunday 8 AM - UCLA NH fellow
Sunday 8 AM - Monday 8 AM - UCLA Outpt fellow

Subject to change if there is not a fellow assigned to NH or Outpt in a given month.

UCLA Consult fellow has Sunday off every week with some exceptions.

VA On Call Scheduling Rules
Before you request a VA on call switch please note the four golden rules below

  1. You can NOT switch between UCLA and VA call.
  2. You MUST not violate the ACGME rule of 1 day off in every 7 day period, averaged over the course of a 4 week rotation.
  3. Only fellows in the following VA rotations may be included in the VA call schedule. (WLA GEM, WLA CLC, WLA NB, WLA REH, SEP HBPC, VA PSYCH)
  4. Rotation switches always occur at 8 AM on Mondays.