Wednesday Afternoon Conferences

Weekly family medicine didactic conferences are held on Wednesday afternoons. Residents are provided protected time away from rotations to attend. 

  • The afternoon begins with grand rounds in which faculty within the College of Medicine Department of Family, Community Medicine. Guest speakers from other specialties and disciplines offer their expertise on various topics of relevance to family medicine. Topics recently covered include addiction treatment, population health, and well-child care.
  • Morbidity and mortality reports, hospital service reviews and acting internship presentations provide critical reviews of cases from the inpatient service. Journal Club is held monthly and currently led by Sarah Marks, MD, our associate program director and faculty volunteers. 
  • The resident lecture series includes lectures and workshops focused on the core content of family medicine including behavioral health, maternity care and women's health, geriatrics, patient safety, and practice management. 
  • The board review series is an interactive, weekly session led by a departmental faculty using recent questions, updated guidelines, and research to prepare for the boards held in April. Each series is based on a body system including cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, respiratory, renal, and integumentary.