Surgical Residency

Surgical Teaching Conferences

Conference NameDayLocationDescription
Breast Tumor BoardTuesdays, 8AMCancer Ctr Conf RmMultidisciplinary Conference
Basic Surgical Science ConfFridays, 7:30AMDept Conference RoomApplication of basic science principles to clinical diseases
Critical Care Conf4th Thursday/MonthVMC AuditoriumMultidisciplinary lectures by national and regional leaders in critical care
General Surgery ConfMondays, 7:30 AMDept Conference RoomReview admissions, management and upcoming operative cases
Grand RoundsWednesdays 8AMVMC AuditoriumLectures by national surgical leaders as well as other experts
Journal Club1st Wednesday/MonthVariesReview and analyze current literature
Morbidity and MortalityWednesdays, 7AMVMC AuditoriumPeer-review analysis of case management and complications
Surgical Oncology ConfWeeklyOncology OfficesCore lectures on Oncology and review of MD Anderson Handbook
Thoracic Oncology ConfThursdays, 12NCancer Ctr Conf RmMutlidisciplinary management of Thoracic Oncology patients
Trauma Conference3rd Tuesday/MonthVMC AuditoriumCombined conference with Surgery Emergency Medicine, PT/OT/RT, EMS
Trauma AM ReportDaily, 8AMTrauma Conf RmReview of admissions and managment of Trauma, Emergency General and Critical Care patients
GI Tumor BoardThursday, 7AMCancer Ctr Conf RmMultidisciplinary management of cancer patients
Vascular ConfTuesdays, 7AMVascular OfficesManagement of current vascular patients and core topics
Visiting Professor RoundsCoincides with Grand RdsDept Conference RoomResident present actual patients to national surgical leaders