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 Monday 8:00-10:00am Westwood Atrium Conf Rm
Hematology Conference and Journal Club Thursday 8:00-9:30am 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 3015 Sudler
Oncology Journal Club Friday 8:30-9:30am 3015 Sudler
VA Blood and Marrow Confernce 4th Wed. 10:00-11:00am VA Pathology
VA Tumor Board (when on rotation at the VAMC) Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm VA Pathology
VA Chest Conference (when on rotation at the VAMC) Wednesday 9:00-10:00am VA 11th Floor Conf. Room
Strongly Encouraged
Brain Tumor Conference Monday 5:00-7:00pm Boley Conf Room, 1603 KU Hospital 
Breast Tumor Board Wed. (except last of month) 4:30-5:30pm Conf. Room A WW
* Clinic Pathologic Conference (CPC) 2nd Monday each month 12:00-1:00pm Sudler Auditorium
* Core Curriculum Conference (IM residents) Mon., Tues, Thurs, Fri 12:00-1:00pm Sudler Auditorium
First Friday Research Forum 1st Friday 4:30pm-5:30pm Conf. Room O WW
GI Tumor Board Every other Tues. 12:00-1:00pm G030 RadOnc
GYN Onc. Tumor Board Tuesday 7:00- 8:00am Boley Conf Room, 1603 KU Hospital 
Head and Neck Tumor Conference 1st, 4th Wed. each month 7:00- 8:00am 3039 Sudler, ENT Library
* Internal Medicine Grand Rounds Wednesday 8:00-9:00am Sudler Auditorium
Liver Tumor Conference Monday 7:00- 8:00am Radiology Conf Rm
Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma  every other Tues. 8:00-9:00am G030 RadOnc
Morbidity and Mortality 4th Monday 8:00-9:00am Sudler Auditorium
Neuro Oncology Tumor Conference Monday 5:00-6:30pm Lied Auditorium
Sarcoma Conference Monday 4:30-5:30pm 1604 KUH
Thoracic Oncology Conference  Thursday 9:00-11:00am G030 RadOnc
Thyroid Tumor Board 2nd, 4th Wed each month 7:00- 8:00am 3039 Sudler, ENT Library


*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: Oct 16, 2013