Curriculum and Academics

Morning Report

Morning Report affords residents an opportunity to review cases with residents and faculty in a collegial atmosphere. Emphasis is placed on oral presentation, work-up, history-taking and physical exam skills, differential diagnosis, and instituting systems-based approach plan of care.

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are held every Wednesday. Speakers include regional/national leaders and our own faculty on a variety of healthcare topics.

Morbidity/Mortality Conference

Held on the first Wednesday of each month, M&M highlights cases that pose educational opportunities with a focus on examining systems of care, identifying errors, and creating system solutions.

Journal Club

Occurs monthly residents present, analyze and discuss selected articles in a particular field of medicine using an evidence-based approach, which is taught by precept and various senior faculty members.

Ethics Conference

Monthly lectures related to a wide variety of commonly encountered problems such as End-of-Life Care, DNR, professional responsibility, conflict of interest, and physician/patient management. Ethics-for-Lunch Series also takes place throughout the year.

Board Review

Board review occurs weekly with utilization of MKSAP, the chief resident and senior faculty members. In addition, we provide an in depth Board Review Course for PGY-3 residents.

Noon Conferences

Held weekdays at noon, these didactic conferences review a wide range of medical topics.

Tumor Board

Led by our oncologists, radiologist and surgeons, tumor board occurs weekly and provides a multidisciplinary approach to various case presentations and approach to patient care.

Research Activity

As per ACGME requirements residents are expected to participate in research. This may include literature review; case reports, Faculty and our research team will be able to help you with your research activity.

Teams of residents along with a faculty member also participate yearly in a QI projects with presentations of their posters in a regional meeting.