Teaching Conferences and Rounds
Monday through Friday
0800 -- ICU Rounds
Every morning, the ICU junior/intern presents all ICU patients. Dr. Gauvin or Dr. Thoman will be present. Attendance is mandatory unless in operating room or clinic.
0700-0800 -- Morbidity & Mortality Conference
The M&Ms for each month are presented. Interns and juniors supply their senior resident with a list of their cases.
|0800-0900 -- Surgical Grand Rounds
- First Wednesday of the month: Tumor Board
A multidisciplinary conference involving Surgery, Radiology, and Pathology. The assigned residents will present a case and discussion.
- Last Wednesday of the month: GI Conference
An up-to-date evidence-based lecture on a topic involving the gastrointestinal system. The assigned residents will present a case and discussion.
- The Great Debate
Several times a year, Dr. Gauvin will schedule this conference. He assigns teams of two residents each to debate different sides of controversial topics in General Surgery.
| Residents are responsible for:
1) finding their own topic/patient
2) reviewing the pertinent literature, and
3) making their own PowerPoint presentation.
0900-1000 -- Lecture
Wednesday mornings are protected teaching times. The curriculum is a comprehensive review of basic and clinical surgical science. Lectures are given by surgical attendings and residents.
0700-0900 -- Basic Science Conference
Protected teaching time. Curriculum includes assigned readings from Greenfield, Cameron, and Mastery of Surgery. Lectures presented by resident, with oversight from surgical attendings.