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Pulmonary and Critical Care Conferences

Core Lecture Series
This series covers core topics that are basic to pulmonary and critical care medicine. Lectures are given weekly throughout the academic year.

Fellows’ Morning Report
This 30-minute conference takes place at 8:30 AM on Wednesdays. Fellows present interesting cases from the ambulatory care clinics and clinical services for review and discussion by fellows and faculty.

Pulmonary and Critical Care Conference
This weekly conference is based on presentations by fellows, faculty and outside speakers. The fellow is assigned to present a controversial pulmonary and critical care issue and provide an in-depth review of the literature.

Journal Club
This conference meets weekly where selected peer-reviewed articles relating to pulmonary and critical care are presented for discussion of methods, results, and importance to the field. The fellow presents two articles and a faculty member presents one.

Research Conference
This conference is held monthly and fellows present their research projects to department faculty and fellows.

Sleep Grand Rounds
Held monthly on the first Thursday of the month. Speakers include our faculty and outside speakers discussing current topics in sleep medicine.

Thoracic Oncology Conference
Physicians present cases of lung cancer for review and discussion from pulmonary medicine, oncology, thoracic surgery, pathology, and radiation therapy. Conference is held separately at both Hines VA and Loyola.

Workshops
During the year, various workshops will be provided. These include the following:

  • Respiratory Care Equipment
  • Bedside Monitoring Devices
  • Lung Pathology
  • Chest Radiology

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds and Clinical Pathology Conference
These conferences are held weekly by the Department of Medicine and all fellows are encouraged to attend. Schedules of these conferences are available from the Department of Medicine.

Multidisciplinary Case Conference
Conference is held monthly and fellows present 3-4 cases. Pathologist discusses the pathology seen on transbronchial or open lung biopsies and radiologists discuss the CT/CXR findings. Fellows then summarize and highlight the clinical pearls