Conference Schedule

Title Time Days Description Supervision
Morning Report 8:00 am Monday-Friday (exception Thursday) The night team Interns will present an overnight admission. The supervising Resident would also participate in the presentation. PD, APD or at least one core faculty
Core Lecture 12 Noon to 1:00 pm Monthly Conducted in each of the following specialties: Primary Care, Nephrology, Neurology, Cardiology, GI, Pulmonology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Hematology, Oncology and Infectious Disease  
Grand Rounds 12 Noon to 1:00 pm Thursday Via broadcast from UAMS. Provides 1 hour CME sessions for the Department of Medicine. House staff attendance mandatory.  
Tumor Board   Tuesday Two cases will be presented. The initial admitting Intern will be responsible for presenting the history and physical during Tumor Board. The current Resident on Hem/Onc will be responsible for IM discussion of the case with support from Oncology, Radiology, Pathology and Primary Care.  
Mortality and Morbidity   Monthly Attended by PD and the respective Attending involved in the case that is presented. House Staff participation is mandatory.  
Research Lecture   Introductory lecture at beginning of year, then quarterly sessions. Each house staff has an opportunity to briefly present their protocol/project.  
Journal Club 12 Noon to 1:00 pm Monthly Residents choose 2-3 articles and then discuss them with the Attending. One article is chosen and presented as per the AMA journal club presentation guidelines. Attending
Introductory Lecture Series 12 Noon to 1:00 pm First five weeks Conducted instead of the traditional morning reports on key call-coverage topics including fluid management, electrolyte management, vent management, blood sugar management etc.  
Geriatrics, Ethics and Palliative Care   Four weeks Supervised rotation which includes 4.5 hours of didactics each week. Board Certified Geriatricians
Quality Improvement   Monthly A Resident presents a case which is a near miss or in which an adverse event happened/could have happened, and there is a discussion involving root cause analysis and steps to prevent similar morbidity/mortality in the future.  
Board Review 12 Noon to 1:00 pm Thursday Medstudy and MKSAP are used as the teaching tools for the board review sessions. At least one Attending