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Combined Medicine and Pediatrics Conferences


General Medicine Morning Report
Gen Med morning report is a conference specifically designed for residents and students on their General Medicine rotation. In addition to the typical case presentation format, each session also features a brief clinical question discussion led by an individual Gen Med team. Special Gen Med Morning Report sessions include Hospitalist Lecture Series, Friday Morning Quarterback, and Harvey [The Heart Sounds Simulator] Day.

Noon Conference
This departmental conference, led by the Chief Residents, includes evidence-based topic discussions, case presentations, journal reviews, and even board preparation materials.

Grand Rounds
These conferences occur weekly.

Summer Lecture Series
In June, July, and August, these Department of Medicine conferences are geared toward the interns to help them assess and manage acute patient problems. Examples include: seizure management, fluid and electrolyte disorders, ECG interpretation, chest pain management, and respiratory distress.

Subspecialty Lectures 
These lecture series occur regularly on subspecialty rotations.

Clinical Pathophysiology Conference (CPC) 
A weekly, senior resident-presented case involving an unusual disease or clinical presentation with attending discussion and debate. One of the most distinguished conferences in the Department of Medicine.


Morning Report 
The Pediatric Department has a daily morning report. Although format may vary, the typical approach involves presenting a patient as an unknown who is “worked up” by the audience, followed by an evidence-based discussion led by the chief resident. Interns, senior residents, medical students, and even fellows and attending faculty participate in these conferences.

Thursday Conference 
Pediatric Thursday conferences are designed to help residents prepare for boards. These lectures are given by attendings who are experts in the field. Conference occurs only once per week, from 11am to 1pm. The time is protected and lunch is provided.

Grand Rounds
These conferences occur weekly and include Monthly Morbidity & Mortality Conference and Senior Resident Research Presentations.

Monthly Meetings

Medicine-Pediatrics resident meeting

Monthly Med-Peds Resident Meeting
Program Director-led session designed to enable a collective and collaborative review of ambulatory topics, program-related issues, and upcoming events.

As of January 2016, the ambulatory curriculum is available online through the Resident Resources tab on the IM residency website!

Next Meeting
Wednesday, October 26
12:00 pm, SSOM 375

Topic Assignments
*CLER focus visit

Meeting Minutes