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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

Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Department of Surgery,  Division of General Surgery

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Vanderbilt University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Department of Surgery,  Division of General Surgery

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Vanderbilt University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity.  Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.

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

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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