Excellence in both clinical and didactic education has long been a strength of the KU Internal Medicine residency program. We have been praised for our "strong commitment to the training of practicing clinicians," the "availability of the faculty to teach the residents to be excellent physicians" and our "commitment to the importance of excellence in medical education."
Teaching conferences are:
Grand Rounds: Noon, Wednesdays, with all division faculty, fellows, residents, and medical students
Core Curriculum lecture series: Noon Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, mandatory for all housestaff
- Televised to the KCVAMC and Leavenworth VAMC
- Podcasting of all conferences available, except Patient Safety Conferences and Housestaff Meetings
- Our conferences are based on the ABIM blueprint and organized by system
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Case Conferences: noon, weekdays, for program directors, faculty from all subspecialties, housestaff and medical students
General Housestaff meetings: Monthly
Journal Club: an in depth literature review held monthly with discussion led by biostatistics faculty and expert panel.
Chief's Journal Club: Bi-monthly conference covering landmark articles and guidelines and the evidence behind day to day practices on the wards and in clinics. We will also review current medical events and important new journal publications.
Clinicopathologic Conference (CPC): Noon, quarterly
Patient Safety Conference: Noon, every other month
Ethics Conference for PGY2 and PGY3 residents: Noon, quarterly; lunch provided