Conference Schedule

Didactic Program:
Teaching conferences are held on Wednesday afternoons from 1pm to 4pm. (September to June). Each one hour didactic session focuses on:

  • Basic Science, Practice Management, or Systems Based Practice Seminars
  • Clinical Anesthesiology
  •  Problem-based Learning Discussions of a clinical problem.

    Faculty are assigned to every teaching session, and a resident is assigned to help facilitate the Problem Based Learning Discussions. Group mock oral practice sessions are conducted by our Chairman, key Faculty, or Visiting Professor once a month.

About once every six weeks, the didactic conference is replaced by 3 hour Workshops or Simulation sessions.

Recent activities include:

    • Advanced Airway Management
    • Cadaver and Ultrasound Anatomy for Regional Anesthesia
    • Interpersonal & Communication Skills Workshops, using standardized relatives
    • Learning to teach Workshops
    • Ventilators
    • Transesophageal Echo anatomy, image acquisition, and review of basic echo views  

Journal Club:
A Journal Club and research forum are also held once each month.

Grand Rounds:
Grand Rounds are once a week on Thursdays from 7am to 8am.