Teaching Day

Each Thursday afternoon, residents are excused from all clinical duties to participate in Teaching Day. Speakers during this time include residents, family physicians, and specialists from a variety of other areas. Journal club, nursing home education and visits, patient safety and quality conference, and resident support services are also held during this time. Teaching Day includes not only didactic teaching, but also provides time for team building and meetings with the chief residents and the program director.

In addition to lectures there are a set of standard monthly conferences including:

  • Longitudinal Point of Care Ultrasound Curriculum
  • Mock code/emergency scenarios longitudinal Curriculum
  • Intern and resident support groups
  • Behavioral health longitudinal curriculum
  • Board Review
  • Core family medicine lectures
  • Hands on procedure workshops
  • Global/"Glocal" health oriented lectures quarterly
  • Patient Safety and Quality Conference (Inpatient, Outpatient, MCH)
  • Journal Club
  • Longitudinal adult with intellectual disabilities curriculum including home visits
  • Resident lectures
  • Leadership, wellness and resiliency curriculum
  • Sports medicine longitudinal curriculum

Dr. Goodstein and Dr. Wu practicing splinting during a wilderness medicine session

Dr. Horstman doing a paracentesis

Practicing survival skills and splinting during the wilderness medicine session

Practicing a lumbar puncture on a newborn model

Mock code in the simulation lab

Post-partum hemorrhage workshop with simulation

Team building during teaching day