Learning Opportunities

Weekly webinars cover high yield board topics. Both fellows and faculty will present topics.

Journal Club
Fellows lead journal club is a monthly opportunity to teach and learn how to analyze and present scholarly articles. Faculty mentors are available to assist.

Case Presentations
In conjunction with the journal presentations, fellows also lead a monthly case presentation. Patient cases include germane learning points that incorporate evidence based research. Faculty mentors are available to assist.

Monthly didactics sessions occur from 1 to 5pm which include:

  • A self-care module, facilitated by faculty
  • A QI module, facilitated by faculty
  • Either a workshop or board review

Huffington Distinguished Lecture Series
The Roy M. Huffington Distinguished Lecture series possible through the generous donations in memory of Mr. Huffington. His vision to foster the highest quality aging research and, ultimately, a higher standard of living for our aging population. Invited speakers from around the world provide discussions on geriatric or palliative medicine.

Fellow Most Difficult Case Conference (FMDCC)
Fellows participate in a monthly Fellows’ Most Difficult Case Conference (FMDCC) and will have the opportunity to present their own case once during their fellowship year. Created by Aurora Sinai in Wisconsin, FMDCC creates a coast-to-coast learning experience from geriatrics and psychiatric teaching faculty from leading academic programs to address remarkably challenging patient cases.

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
On Thursdays weekly at noon, didactic lecture by faculty or visiting Professors discuss on a wide range of topics

Scholarly Activity
You will meet with our Quality Improvement Officer monthly to plan, develop, and present a scholarly or quality improvement project.