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Didactic Block Schedule

The educational curriculum is crafted in a topic-based block format that caters to building critical care knowledge in an organized fashion. Schedules are based on the ABIM Critical Care topics to ensure tailored teaching for board preparation. Educational blocks include:

Medical Critical Care

Non-Medical Critical Care

  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Neurologic Critical Care
  • Surgical Critical Care/Trauma
  • Toxicology/Pharmacology

These presentations are a collaborative effort with various disciplines, including trauma critical care and anesthesia critical care. Presentation formats include didactics, case conferences, and journal club.



Cover topics within the educational block in the format of didactics, case conferences, or journal club.

  • Occur Thursday afternoons on a quarterly basis

  • Review of ultrasound techniques and image acquisition along with image interpretation session of studies completed by fellows in the intensive care unit

Quarterly series presented by chest radiologists to discuss topics of pulmonary nodules, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary pathology.

Presented by senior fellows to review cases via root-cause analysis approach to understand and participate in the process of quality improvement.

Lecture series presented by Interventional Pulmonology staff to cover the basics of indications and techniques of advanced procedures.

Internal Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Division
Mailstop 3007
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-6045