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WORKSHOPS

In addition to daily didactic lectures, we also use a workshop format to teach curricular content best suited for specific resident class level.  In the first two-week orientation block of the academic year, residents have workshops, as well as projects, structured for the individual class group.  Again at mid-year, residents will have an opportunity for further class-focused orientation workshops in a half-block format.

For example of the orientation workshops, first year residents have a series of workshops geared toward orienting them to their continuity clinics.  Example sessions for the second year residents include teaching them skills to work as senior residents, whereas third year residents will have workshops that cover professional development topics.  Mid-year focus would be for improving clinic efficiency, advanced EMR and other similar class-specific topics.

During the rest of the academic year, first and second year residents have two workshops per month and third year residents usually have one workshop monthly.  These workshops include a variety of topics, such as sessions where first year residents learn how to do newborn and well baby exams taught by the faculty members in charge of our pediatrics curriculum, and senior residents discuss their Clinical Inquiries in a series of workshops moderated by their faculty co-authors.

In addition to the monthly workshops noted above, the second year residents also participate in six sessions dedicated to a Quality Improvement project.  This is to help fulfill the American Board of Family Medicine requirement of having at least one such activity completed prior to sitting for the certification boards in the third year of residency.

See below for detailed information regarding the workshop topics and teaching faculty.  Note that this information is a representation of the academic content and may change without notice.


R1s (First Thursdays)

TITLECURRICULUM
Adult Health Maintenance Visits Internal Medicine
Well Child Visits 101Pediatrics
ADHD EvaluationPediatrics
Prenatal VisitsOB
Constructing GenogramsBehavioral Science
Office GynecologyGynecology

Joint R1/R2 (Second Thursdays)

TITLECURRICULUM
Conflict ResolutionBehavioral Science
Suicide Assessment / InterventionBehavioral Science
Well Child Visits 201Pediatrics
Ortho Casting WorkshopOrthopedics
Ortho InjectionsOrthopedics
Medical MistakesClinic First
Below the Belt Procedures 101Medical Knowledge
Pediatric PsychopathologyBehavioral Science/
Pediatrics
Positive Parenting SkillsBehavioral Science/
Pediatrics
Cultural HumilityBehavioral Science
Sexual FunctionBehavioral Health

R2s Only (Second or Fourth Thursdays)

TITLECURRICULUM
Conducting Travel Medicine ClinicsCommunity Medicine
DermoscopyClinic First, Dermatology
Office Derm ProceduresClinic First, Dermatology
Suboxone TrainingMedical Knowledge
ColposcopyGynecology
Quality Improvement Workshop seriesClinic First

R3s Only (Third Thursdays)

TITLECURRICULUM
ClinicaI Inquiries Series
1. Prep Your CI
2. Making Sense of Your Search
3. Making Sense of Your Evidence
4. Organizing the Evidence
Clinic First
Behavioral PediatricsBehavioral Science
Physician ResiliencyWellness
Couples Counseling SkillsBehavioral Science