Conference and Teaching Program

Immunology Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. Presentations are given on a wide range of clinical and research topics in the field of clinical immunology. Fellows are required to present at least one Grand Rounds talk each year. Journal clubs are also given throughout the year during the Grand Rounds time slot, and fellows are also required to present at least one formal journal club a year. The fellow is assigned to give a Research in Progress talk during Grand Rounds on a yearly basis. Other educational activities on Wednesday afternoons include interesting cases, informal journal club, hands-on workshops and core curriculum didactic lectures. Sessions rotate week by week. Fellows also have the opportunity to attend the Immunology Group Seminar sponsored by the Immunology Graduate Program. Fellows are responsible for presenting at all these sessions and the second year fellow is given a leadership and teaching role in the planning and conduct of these sessions. Fellows are required to attend the Internal Medicine Fellowship Lecture series on Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.and are encouraged to regularly attend either Internal Medicine or Pediatric Grand Rounds. A required Allergy/Immunology Board Review session is held weekly.