The residency supports five hours of weekly educational conference. This time is protected from clinical duty and all residents are expected to attend. An 18 month curriculum is in place that covers the “Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine.” Conference time includes didactic lectures given by Emergency Medicine faculty, selected faculty from other areas of medicine, guest speakers from outside our institution, and residents. In addition to lectures, the residency incorporates case presentations, small group discussions, “visual diagnosis/code red” rounds, procedure labs, and simulation into the weekly educational conference time.
Topic Coordinator: Michael Takacs, MD
Location: EM Auditorium, 0070 RCP [Elevator F to LL, left off elevator, left at first doorway, through double doors, left at first hallway]
Journal club is held monthly at a faculty member’s home. The articles are selected by faculty members as well as residents. The objective of journal club is two-fold: to keep up to date on medical literature pertinent to the practice of Emergency Medicine and to learn the essentials of evidence based medicine. Food is provided by the faculty host!