Teaching Conferences & Activities

General ward attending rounds, subspecialty attending rounds, resident morning report, Chief of Medicine rounds, noontime conferences, outpatient teaching conferences, journal club, and many other formal and informal teaching activities are held regularly at each affiliated hospital. Many of these teaching activities are used to present topics which are part of our core curriculum in internal medicine, since they are attended by residents from all pathways. These include:

  • Medical Grand Rounds
    Held weekly at a central location.
  • Resident Teaching Conference
    A weekly seminar series for R2 and R3 residents at which selected topics in internal medicine are reviewed.
  • Intern Report
  • Intern Teaching Conference
    A case-based teaching series specifically designed for Medicine R1s, held weekly from July to August. These conferences, as well as the Resident Teaching Conference, take place at a central location.
  • Primary Care Conference
    Weekly case reviews and didactic conferences address topics in General Internal Medicine, including preventive care, common medical problems, medical ethics, geriatric medicine, health policy, and related areas. These are attended by residents who are on clinic block rotations and by residents on rotations at the University of Washington Medical Center.
  • Chief of Medicine Rounds
  • Core Teaching Conference
    A weekly series in which the same core topics are presented simultaneously at each of the Seattle training sites.
  • Wednesday Lunch Conference
    A weekly conference held at each facility.
  • Chairman's/Professors' Rounds
    A weekly conference held at each facility.
  • Morbidity and Mortality Conference
    A conference held regularly at each facility.

Courses & Workshops

In addition to the weekly conferences listed above, there are many educational activities scheduled throughout the academic year. These include:

  • Resident As Teacher Course. A comprehensive course designed to prepare residents for their roles as teachers and team managers.
    Friday, July 16, 2010
    8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Washington Park Arboretum
    Graham Visitors Center
    Resident as Teacher Course 2010 flier
  • Evidence Based Medicine Course
  • Board Review Course. A full-day session held in the R2 year designed to help residents prepare for board exams.
  • Gyn Workshop. A course designed in conjunction with Planned Parenthood to provide additional education and experience with gynecological issues.
  • Future Plans Workshops. A workshop tailored to each training level that provides guidance to residents as they are making educational and career choices.