Pediatrics: Critical Care

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Educational Conferences

In addition to practical clinical experience we provide other structured opportunities for learning, including those listed below.


Administrative Meeting 

Required monthly meeting directed by the Fellowship Director.  The objective is to learn and practice administrative and leadership skills, focusing on issues that impact the fellowship.   

Fellows' Meeting

Monthly forum to discuss issues relevant to the fellowship with the Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Director.  

Other Committee Meetings   

 Second- and third-year fellows may be appointed to a committee relevant to their clinical or research interests by the Section Chief or Fellowship Leaders. 

Core Curriculum

Weekly didactic conference covering the core topics in pediatric critical care medicine. Speakers include faculty from within the division as well as outside the division.

Research Conference

Weekly didactic conference covering research methodology, journal club and presentations of ongoing research projects by faculty and fellows.

M & M Conference

Monthly conference focused on recent morbidity and mortality.

Bedside Professor's Rounds

Case-based discussion with fellows and local "experts," occurs in the PICU twice per month.

Cardiac ICU Lecture Series

Didactic conference focused on Cardiac Intensive Care issues, occurs twice per month.

Simulation Curriculum

Simulation is used to augment education in procedural skills during orientation. Simulation is also used at various points throughout the year to augment education on team work and specific clinical scenarios.

Joint Fellowship Curriculum

Monthly conference held in conjunction with all other Pediatric Fellowships.  Covers topics common to all specialties including teaching skills, career development, quality improvement, etc.

Cardiac Cath Conference

Weekly multidisciplinary review of upcoming cardiothoracic surgery procedures, presented by cardiologists and surgeons.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Weekly lecture for staff physicians, trainees, and students.

Trauma Grand Rounds

Monthly lecture on trauma-related topics.

CV Journal Club

Monthly review and discussion of current literature on a topic in cardiology, CV surgery, anesthesia, or ICU management.

CV Case Review

Monthly case-based review of management.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Conf.

Bi-monthly conference for critical care, general surgery, and anesthesiology.
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