Daily lunchtime conferences provide formal didactic and case-based learning experiences. Conferences are tailored toward the new ABR computer-based exam. Lunch is provided by the department. The conference room utilizes modern display equipment including a large high-definition screens, wireless keyboard and mouse, and a PACS-compatible computer system for easy presentation of cases.
There are two 45-minute conferences a day. Additionally, residents attend weekly physics conference provided by "Telerad Physics Lectures". First-years attend a weekly conference which reviews the introductory radiology book Brandt and Helms. The residents also can attend other multidisciplinary conferences in chest, neurology, mammography and pediatrics.
An example of our current schedule is below:
In addition, we have a quality / patient safety curriculum with lectures every 2 months.