The Department of Medicine has dedicated education time, including a strong didactic conference schedule to provide a basic foundation of medical knowledge and skills to enhance and encourage resident education.
The curriculum cycle includes general & sub-specialty internal medicine, women's health, medical ethics, legal medicine, epidemiology, medical informatics, practice management, and managed care.
- Noon Clinical Case Conference (3 times/week)
- Didactic Conference (weekly on Wednesday)
- Grand Rounds (weekly on Thursday)
- Morbidity & Mortality Conference/ Clinical Pathology Conference (monthly)
- Imaging Conference (last Tuesday of every month)
- Journal Club (last Friday of every month)
- PGY-3 ABIM Board Review Course (yearly)
- Sub-specialty Conferences – Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Rheumatology, Tumor Board.
Attending physicians in each sub-specialty moderate all conferences and residents are required to participate. A full range of service and teaching conferences are also held at all affiliated institutions.
Throughout training, one of the primary responsibilities of senior residents is to teach junior residents and the students on their service. They are also responsible for the assignment of cases, clinical supervision of medical students and preparing material for service and teaching conferences.