brain cuttingConferences are held Monday – Thursday at noon.  Residents have protected time to attend all neuroscience didactic offerings with the services being covered by Attending Physicians, rotating interns, and Neuroscience APN’s.  Topics include localization, board review, case studies, and core neurology curriculum

Additional weekly/monthly required conferences include:

Clinical Teaching Rounds

Conducted once daily, starts between 8:30 and 9:00 am based on attending preference. This is a core teaching rounds based or inpatient stroke, general neurology and consult services.

Journal Club

This is held monthly, with emphasis on key neurology articles, controversial issues/treatment, evidence based guidelines for patient care.

Brain Cutting

Cases are drawn from Neurology and Neurosurgery and are conducted by Dr. Sarah Martin, Pathology Department. Monthly brain cutting sessions are held in the Anatomical lab of the JUMP building. This is an interactive conference which all learners on service attend.

Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Held every Friday between 8:00 – 9:00 am, topics alternate between Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and research topics. The Neurology department has hosted many distinguished lecturers. The Neurology resident is expected to present a topic of their interest at grand rounds yearly.

Interdisciplinary Stroke Rounds

While on the stroke service, residents are responsible for presenting their patients and their current medical treatment plans to an interdisciplinary team consisting of the stroke center coordinator, nursing floor case manager, neuro pharmacist, members of the therapy department, and the rehabilitation unit case manager. Each of the team members is responsible for reporting their needs and goals to the resident and the resident is then responsible for coordination of medical care to help accomplish these goals.

M&M/Quality Improvement Conferences – monthly

GME Sponsored Formal Learning Sessions

  • 10 day Paid New Resident Orientation
  • Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) Certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Ethics Curriculum
  • Residents As Teachers Program
  • Practice Management Seminar
  • Evidence-Based Medicine Discussions
  • All Resident Quality and Safety Rounds
  • Quality Improvement/Patient Safety, 3 year curriculum

Contact Us

Tammi Miller, Medical Education Coordinator
(309) 655-2702
[email protected]