Conferences

  • Grand Rounds are conducted at 8:00 AM in the 6th floor conference room for all residents and faculty. This conference usually features faculty and guest speakers presenting timely reviews of important clinical and research developments.
  • Morbidity and Mortality Conference reviews clinical outcomes and deaths that have occurred during the preceding month, focusing on correlating clinical impressions with pathologic findings and evaluating opportunities for quality improvement and systems change.
  • Resident Core Conferences provide an overview of the diagnosis and management of common general and subspecialty clinical problems and issues such as ethics, teaching, communication and important social, cultural and economic aspects of patient care.
  • Chief of Service Conferences are interactive discussions of patients currently admitted to the hospital, highlighting important aspects of the history and physical exam, differential diagnosis and management.
  • Journal Club focuses on skill development in framing an answerable clinical question, searching EBM databases to locate the evidence, critical appraisal of the evidence and applying the evidence to patient care.
  • Residents as Teachers is a senior resident-led series on "how to teach"
  • Board Review Conferences are monthly, interactive discussions of board-style questions, designed to prepare residents for the American Board of Pediatrics certifying exam.
  • Simulation Conferences in the sim lab which offers training in core competencies eg. communication skills, team work, mock codes, etc
  • Wellness Curriculum includes monthly interactive sessions geared towards prevention of physician burn out.