Didactics and Conferences

Lecture/Conference TitleDay(s)TimeLocation
Blood and Marrow Transplant Conference (when on BMT rotation) Monday 3:30-5:00pm Westwood Atrium Conf Rm
Fellowship Didactics/Meetings Thursday 8:00-10:00am Westwood Conf Rm K
Hem. Path Conference and Journal Club Monday 5:00-6:30pm Westwood Conference Room A
* Mandatory Resident Core Competency Conference 2nd Tuesday  6:30am or 12pm 6:30am- G013 SON 12:00pm- 3015 Sudler
Multidisciplinary Tumor Board Friday 7:30-8:30am Wahl Hall West Auditorium
Oncology Journal Club Friday 8:30-9:30am Wahl Hall West Auditorium
VA Blood and Marrow Conference 4th Wed. 10:00-11:00am VA Pathology
VA Tumor Board (when on rotation at the VAMC) Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm VA 2nd floor conference room
VA Chest Conference (when on rotation at the VAMC) Wednesday 9:00-10:00am VA 11th Floor Conf. Room
VA Journal Club Wednesday 9:45-10:30am VA 11th Floor Conf. Room
Strongly Encouraged
Breast Tumor Board Wed. (except last of month) 4:30-5:30pm Conf. Room A WW
* Clinic Pathologic Conference (CPC) 2nd Monday 12:15-1:00pm Sudler Auditorium
* Core Curriculum Conference (IM residents) Mon, Tues, Thurs 12:15-1:00pm Sudler Auditorium
GI Tumor Board Tuesday 4:00-5:00pm G030 RadOnc
GYN Onc. Tumor Board Tuesday (1st, 2nd, 4th) 7:00- 8:00am Boley Conf Room, 1603 KU Hospital 
Head and Neck Tumor Conference Wednesday (1st, 3rd, 4th) 7:00- 8:00am 3027 Sudler
* Internal Medicine Grand Rounds Wednesday 8:00-9:00am Sudler Auditorium
Liver Tumor Conference Monday 7:00- 8:00am Radiology Conf Rm
Morbidity and Mortality 4th Monday 8:00-9:00am Sudler Auditorium
Neuro Oncology Tumor Conference 2nd, 4th Monday 7:00- 8:00am Sudler Auditorium
Sarcoma Conference Monday 4:30-5:30pm 1604 KUH
Thoracic Oncology Conference  Thursday 8:00-10:00am G030 RadOnc
Thyroid Tumor Board 2nd, 4th Wednesday 7:00- 8:00am 3027 Sudler


*Please refer to Internal Medicine Didactic and Conference Schedule for accuracy.

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 29, 2014