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Didactics and Conferences

Lecture/Conference TitleDay(s)TimeLocation

Blood and Marrow Transplant Conference (when on BMT rotation)



WW Conf. Room A

Fellowship Didactics/Meetings



WW Atrium Conf Room

Hematology Path Conference 

1st, 2nd & 4th (also 5th) Monday


WW Conf. Room A

Hematology Journal Club

3rd Monday


WW Conf. Room A

* Mandatory Resident Core Competency Conference

2nd Tuesday 

6:30am or 12pm

6:30am- G013  SON

12:00pm- Clendening

Multidisciplinary Tumor Board- (Subject to change day/time/location)



Wahl Hall West Auditorium

Oncology Journal Club


Various time

Various locations

VA Blood and Marrow Conference

2nd Monday 


Tumor Conf. Room 2nd floor

VA Tumor Board (when on rotation at the VAMC)



VA 2nd floor conference room

VA Chest Conference (when on rotation at the VAMC)



VA 6th Floor Conf. Room

VA Journal Club



VA 6th Floor -Team Room

Strongly Encouraged

Breast Tumor Board

1st & 3rd  Wed.

2nd & 4th Wed.  


7:00-8:00 AM

WW  Conf  RM A

 Indian Creek CBO Conf RM 1

* Clinic Pathologic Conference (CPC) 2nd Monday 12:15-1:00pm Clendening Auditorium
* Core Curriculum Conference (IM residents) Mon, Tues, Thurs 12:15-1:00pm

Clendening Auditorium

GI Tumor Board Tuesday 5:00-6:00pm BH1135 Center of Transplantation Conf. Room
GU Tumor Board 1st & 3rd Thursday 7:00-8:00am  G030 RadOnc
GYN Onc. Tumor Board Thursday 6:45-8:00am 3013 Delp
Head and Neck Tumor Conference Wednesday 7:00- 8:00am 1090 Cambridge
* Internal Medicine Grand Rounds Wednesday 8:00-9:00am Clendening Auditorium
Liver Tumor Conference Monday 7:00- 8:00am BH1135 Center of Transplantation Conf. Room
Melanoma Tumor Board 1st & 3rd Tuesday 5:00pm 2014 Wall Hall West
Morbidity and Mortality 4th Monday 8:00-9:00am Clendening Auditorium
Neuro Oncology Tumor Conference 2nd & 4th Monday 7:00- 8:00am 4893 Eaton
Sarcoma Conference 2nd & 4th Thursday 7:00-8:00am Sarcoma Conf Center 10730 Nall, Ste 201
Thoracic Oncology Conference  Thursday 8:00-10:00am G030 RadOnc
Thyroid Tumor Board 3rd Wednesday 7:00- 8:00am 1090 Cambridge

Multidisciplinary Tumor Conference:
The assigned fellow or Rad Onc resident is responsible for coordinating case presentations, completing speaker outline per case, and working with the MTC administrative coordinator in implementing conference, assisting with acquiring required documentation needed to receive CMEs, and data entry into the patient's permanent record.

Oncology Journal Club:
Fellows are assigned to present articles for Oncology Journal Club, which is held weekly. The articles are reviewed and analyzed by the hematology/oncology fellow and presented to the faculty. The fellow works with an attending to determine a topic, and the faculty presents a didactic relative to the topic to increase the understanding of how this article fits into the current knowledge.
Topics are to include general oncology, research and ethics.

Fellows are assigned to prepare and plan the Hematology Journal Club. They will choose an article and appropriate case to discuss during this time. Faculty will be responsible for presenting didactics during this time on a regularly scheduled basis. On a yearly basis these will include basic science seminars.

Research Conference:
The hematology/oncology fellows also have an opportunity, on an assigned basis, to present their current research data or to discuss a topic of interest. Their presentation is done in conjunction with a faculty presentation as well. These presentations take place at a research conference held monthly.

Basic Science Didactic:
The fellows are responsible for preparing one basic science lecture yearly.

Core Lectures:
The hematology/oncology fellow presents core material including cases to residents and medical students. Four to five presentations every three months are shared by the hematology/oncology fellows who work with the GME coordinator. A faculty member is present to evaluate the presentation and to add comments.

Last modified: Sep 03, 2019