First year residents will take 45 nights of night shift. During that time, the resident will also be spending rotation time in the emergency room. Night shift consists of 13 hour evening shifts (6PM-7AM). During the night shift experience, the first year resident is under the supervision, and in collaboration with, an upper level resident and gradually increases his/her responsibility for managing the following:

  • Inpatient family medicine service
  • Inpatient pediatrics
  • Managing codes
  • Performing necessary procedures such as central line placement
  • After Hours phone calls from ICU
  • Hospital admissions from our practice, Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) and the practice of other physicians for whom we provide coverage.

The intern will also provide in-house OB coverage up to 30 nights during the course of the year.


Second year residents will spend approximately 35 nights of in-house night shift.


Third year residents will spend approximately 17 nights of in-house night shift.


Upper level residents will be providing night shift supervision for interns on a rotating basis.

Upper level residents will also take OB call for Family Medicine Center patients from home. Each upper level resident will take this call about four times per year. 



Contact Us

Kristin Busenbark
Residency Coordinator 
(812) 478-4183
Toll Free: 800-264-4717

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Professional Office Building, 2nd Floor
1530 North 7th Street

Terre Haute, IN 47807