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General Surgery Residency

Teaching Conferences at the Integrated Hospitals

 

Hospital

Conference

Frequency

Focus

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Residents' Teaching Conference

Friday Morning
8 a.m.

Basic Science and its clinical impact

 

Morbidity and Mortality Conference

Wednesdays
6:30 a.m.

Review of Current Practice

 

Bonus Teaching Conference

Wednesdays
7:30 am

Core Competencies addressed each week

 

Surgical Grand Rounds

Friday Morning
7 a.m.

Presentations by faculty members and invited lecturers

 

Vascular Conference

Thursdays 7a.m.

Discussion of recent vascular patients (Combined Conference: VUMC & VAMC)

 

Medical and Surgical GI Conference

Thursdays
5 p.m.

Discussion of gastrointestinal patients, their workup & management
(Combined Conference: VUMC, VAMC, and St. Thomas)

 

Multidisciplinary Solid Tumor Conference

Tuesdays
7 a.m.

Management of oncologic patients

 

Journal Club

Variable & Service Specific

Topical discussion of current literature

 

Hepatobiliary-Radiology Conference

Weekly

Discussion of current patients

 

GI Teaching Conference

Weekly

Discussion of current patients

 

Surgical Oncology Teaching Conference

Weekly

Discussion of current patients

 

Multidisciplinary Breast Conference

Wednesdays
5 p.m.

Multidisciplinary management of breast cancer

 

Trauma Teaching Conference

Weekly

Topics in Trauma

 

Endocrine Conference

Monthly

Thyroid and Parathyroid case discussions

 

Chairman's Conference

Monthly

Interesting case presentations and discussion

       
       

Hospital

Conference

Frequency

Focus

ST. THOMAS HOSPITAL

Morbidity and Mortality Conference

Weekly

Review of all complications and deaths

 

Vascular Conference

Weekly

Discussion of recent vascular patients

 

Residents' Teaching Conference

Weekly

Variable clinical topics

 

Multidisciplinary Tumor Conference

Weekly

In-depth review of recent cancer patients

 

Neurosurgery Morbidity and Mortality

Monthly

Review of all complications and deaths

 

Neuroscience Conference

Monthly

Variable clinical topics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hospital

Conference

Frequency

Focus

VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER

General Surgery Rounds

Tuesdays

Discussion of clinical problems of hospitalized patients

 

General/Vascular Surgery M&M

Weekly

Morbidity and Mortality review

 

Chest Conference

Weekly

Discussion of general thoracic surgery patients

 

Tumor Board

Weekly

Discussion of workup and management of selected oncologic problems

 

Vascular Surgery Walk Rounds

Wednesdays

Discussion of selected hospitalized patients

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

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