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Table 2 Specialty topic/theme coverage during academic half day in a 3-year cycle of curriculum map (2003 to 2006).

From: Real time curriculum map for internal medicine residency

Specialty Hours (%) of topics covered and examined within specialty Hours (%) of topics covered but not examined within specialty Total hours (%) of topics covered across all specialties Number of topics examined but not covered within specialty
Allergy and Immunology 1 (20) 4 (80) 5 (2) 1
Biomedical Ethics 0 (0) 5 (100) 5 (2) 1
Cardiology 8 (29) 20 (71) 28 (10) 38
Critical Care 0 (0) 12 (100) 12 (4) 5
Dermatology 0 (0) 8 (100) 8 (3) 11
Endocrinology 9 (38) 15 (62) 24 (9) 27
Evidence Based Medicine 0 (0) 18 (100) 18 (6) 0
Gastroenterology 12 (63) 7 (37) 19 (7) 38
General Internal Medicine 4 (24) 13 (76) 17 (6) 85
Geriatrics 6 (75) 2 (25) 8 (3) 23
Hematology 4 (20) 16 (80) 20 (7) 53
Infectious Diseases 8 (42) 11 (58) 19 (7) 73
Maternal Fetal Medicine 0 (0) 9 (100) 9 (3) 2
Medical Oncology 6 (67) 3 (33) 9 (3) 22
Nephrology 9 (45) 11 (55) 20 (7) 31
Neurology 4 (25) 12 (75) 16 (6) 27
Quality Improvement 1 (17) 5 (83) 6 (2) 0
Respiratory 9 (50) 9 (50) 18 (6) 45
Rheumatology 2 (11) 16 (89) 18 (6) 48
Teaching Skills 0 (0) 4 (100) 4 (1) 0
All specialties combined 83 (29) 200 (71) 283 (100) 530
  1. Examination refers to the ACP-ASIM in-training examination in the respective years.