This weekly conference, attended by the entire Department of Medicine, provides faculty members from our own Department as well as visiting professors an opportunity to educate via case-based presentations and showcase cutting-edge research.
Our core hospital-based curriculum is delivered in noon conference 3 days per week. This is an ongoing series of lectures that covers the spectrum of Internal Medicine, subdivided by organ system and presented by leading faculty of each division.
Quality Improvement Conference
Each resident, while on the Quality Improvement rotation, will present his/her work on a patient-related quality improvement project focusing on the "PDSA cycle." Our residents have presented these projects at both state and national meetings where they have received recognition for their work to improve patient care.
Resident Lecture Series
Residents on the inpatient medical service at UMH hone their teaching skills by presenting a core internal medicine topic to their peers on a weekly basis, moderated by faculty from the Department of Medicine.
Intern report, held once weekly, provides an opportunity for interns to hone their presentation skills and practice forming a broad differential on unknown cases in a uniquely low stress environment. This interactive conference is led by senior educators, the program director and the Department Chair.
Patient Safety Conference
Our Chief Residents for Quality and Safety moderate this monthly conference presented by our residents on the Quality Improvement rotation that highlights important systematic and patient safety issues through case presentation, providing a forum for discussion on morbidity and mortality through root cause analysis.
All PGY 2, 3 and 4 housestaff attend these daily sessions designed to augment the longitudinal core curricula through a variety of formats, including case-based presentations, evidence-based medicine, and MKSAP® question review.
Town Hall Meetings
These once-monthly business meetings, conducted by the program director, provide a forum to discuss updates within the program as well as to address any resident issues or concerns. We also use these meetings to celebrate birthdays and our Intern and Resident of the month.