A structured series of didactic lectures and conferences are offered to complement residents’ individual study and patient care experience.
Faculty Teaching Conferences
Twice weekly at noon, full-time faculty members conduct teaching conferences. These conferences generally focus on a current service case, followed by a detailed discussion of pathophysiology, differential diagnosis and management.
Pulmonary X-Ray Conference
A weekly morning conference that includes a review of patient’s relevant radiographic findings.
EKG Teaching Conference
Once monthly 18-part interactive series that is taught by the electrophysiologists.
Monthly conference discussing a case having pathologic or autopsy material. A clinical representative, a radiologist and a pathologist present this multi-disciplinary conference.
Business of Medicine Conference
Popular monthly lecture series covering business topics related to the practice of medicine.
Monthly conference in which residents present case discussions to peers and faculty.
Medicine Update and Direction (MUD)
Monthly conference for internal medicine residents and faculty only. Residents also have an opportunity to give feedback to faculty on teaching service activities.
Faculty-led discussions reviewing recent articles and discussion of article critique methods.
Twice a month, each pertinent field is discussed in a board review format.
Not Necessarily Medicine
Monthly conference covers selected subjects outside the traditional scientific curriculum, including medical ethics, medical/legal issues, quality assurance, peer review and medical care in developing countries.
Weekly conference with presentations by a blend of local and national experts.