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The Emergency Medicine (EM) and EM/Internal Medicine (IM) Residency Programs include the following conferences:

Core Content Lecture Series

  • Formal lectures by faculty, guest speakers, and residents*
  • Held every Thursday from 7 a.m. to 12 noon 
  • Protected lecture time, allowing attendance while on most off-service rotations
  • Lecture schedule allows coverage of the Core Curriculum every 18 months

* Interns and Junior Residents present one lecture per year. Senior Residents present twice each year.

Journal Club

  • Presentation of selected articles with discussion by residents and faculty
  • Held monthly

Morbidity and Mortality Conference

  • Case presentation and discussion by residents guided by faculty
  • Held every Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon

Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Course

  • Formal lecture and ultrasound laboratory presented by faculty and guest speakers
  • Annual one-day seminar

Mass Casualty Training Courses

  • Didactic and hands-on training for mass casualty events. Includes orientation to triage, ED and hospital policy, local and regional administration, and introduction to several aspects of caring for victims of natural and manmade disasters
  • Held annually

Life Support Courses (ACLS, PALS, ATLS)

  • Classroom format presented by faculty, residents, nurses, and paraprofessionals
  • Held multiple times yearly
  • Instructor courses also available

Oral Board Simulation Sessions

  • One-on-one practice sessions designed to optimise resident preparedness for the Oral portion of the ABEM board exam
  • Held annually

Resident Retreat

  • Each year, residents celebrate completion of the inservice exam at a 2-day event that includes both relaxation and educational activities
  • Held annually at locations such as Seven Springs Resort


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