are approximately three hours of structured teaching per day on each service;
the format is tailored to the needs of the service. Core conferences in
Pediatrics are held daily Monday through Thursday at noon for all residents
at all three sites. Each subspecialty division presents six to ten conferences
each year. There are also weekly multidisciplinary case conferences and
x-ray conferences at each site. Monthly Mortality Review is held at University
Grand Rounds are held at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. There is also a biweekly
Pediatric Surgical Conference attended by residents and attendings from both
medical and surgical services.
assigned to inpatient services attend daily Morning Report and attending rounds.
OPD staff conducts special Emergency Medicine conferences and daily chart review
for ED residents. There are daily Team Radiology Rounds on all services,
during which each inpatient or outpatient team individually reviews its films
from the preceding day with the pediatric radiologist.
care teaching is accomplished through daily Continuity Practice conferences
and an Office Practice series with participation by local practicing pediatricians.
conference are regularly attended by the core general pediatric teaching faculty,
with enthusiastic involvement of pediatric subspecialists, surgeons, pathologists
and radiologists. Active participation by resident staff is encouraged
at all conferences.