Teaching Conferences

Teaching conference

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: 8 a.m. Wednesdays, with all division faculty, fellows and residents

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
  • Our conferences are based on the ABIM blueprint and organized by system
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Morning Report: 11:30 a.m. weekdays except on Wednesdays, for program directors, faculty from all subspecialties, housestaff and medical students

General Housestaff meetings: monthly

Board Review: Two to three Fridays each month, the noon lecture is a board review where we go through questions in a group format relevant to the subject being taught that week

Journal Club, a literature review conference: noon on the third Friday of each month, with lunch provided

Clinicopathologic Conference (CPC): Noon, second Monday of each month

Patient Safety Conference: Noon, fourth Tuesday of each month

Ethics Conference for PGY2 and PGY3 residents: Noon, second Wednesday of each month; lunch provided

Last modified: Sep 17, 2013
Why KU?

"One of the benefits of the University of Kansas' Internal Medicine residency program is that you are given a unique experience at each of our three sites that broadens your exposure and improves the diversity of your training."

— Alex Hallock, M.D.,
Associate program director

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