• Grand Rounds
    • Consists of presentations by full-time and community faculty, as well as faculty from other institutions.  Such lectures include content that provides a multi-disciplinary approach to surgical patient care.
    • Held two to three times per month for one hour
  • Mortality and Morbidity conferences
    • Case presentations that discuss complications and causes of death in patients admitted to the surgical teaching services.
    • Held weekly for one hour
  • Visiting Professor Lecture Series
    • Visiting Professors are scheduled approximately four times per year.  The Visiting Professor typically presents at Friday and Saturday Grand Rounds. 
  • Journal Club
    • In conjunction with the assigned faculty member, residents present four journal articles regarding current patient management trends and new operative procedures. Of most importance, this forum provides residents with the ability to critically review journal articles as they relate to research design, methodology, statistics, and implications for patient treatment. 
    • Held on the first Thursday of each month from 6pm – 7pm
    • The fellow is encouraged to attend, but attendance is not mandatory
  • Fellow Journal Club
    • The Fellow participates in weekly sessions with a faculty member for his/her Critical Care journal club. The fellow is responsible for selecting 3 appropriate journal articles on an assigned topic and discussing these in detail.
    • This session lasts between 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Multidisciplinary Journal Club
  • The Fellow will provide/discuss 3-4 approved articles at the Multidisciplinary Journal Club.
  • This meeting is held the last Wednesday of every other month or 6 times per year from 5-6pm and is attended by faculty from Surgery, Infectious Disease, Renal, and Cardiology.