In this Section



As a resident with the Department of Emergency Medicine, you will find many opportunities to participate in departmental activities.

Conferences/Lecture Series

  • Held every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (except for July)
  • 4 hours is dedicated to lectures by EM faculty, EM residents or faculty from other Departments.
  • A half-hour is devoted to Tintinalli Study Guide review. Residents quiz each other on that week's reading.
  • During the course of the year, the entire Study Guide is reviewed.
  • A half-hour lunch is also provided.

Journal Club

  • Conducted the last Monday of each month (except December and June).
  • Usually from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • The location alternates between the home of a faculty member, resident or an area restaurant.
  • Evidence- based medicine criteria are used to evaluate the literature.
  • Dinner is also provided.

Mock Oral Board Exams

  • Held 4 to 6 times each year
  • These exams are conducted similar to those administered by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) for board certification.
  • The resident will gain valuable experience in this type of testing format.