Surgical Residency

Surgical Teaching Conferences

Conference NameDayLocationDescription
Core Surgical Education ConferenceMondays, Fridays, 7AMDept Conference RoomApplication of basic science principles to clinical diseases
Morbidity and MortalityWednesdays, 7AMVMC AuditoriumPeer-review analysis of case management and complications
Grand RoundsWednesdays 8AMVMC AuditoriumLectures by national surgical leaders as well as other experts
Journal Club1st Wednesday/MonthVariesReview and analyze current literature
Breast Tumor BoardTuesdays, 8AMCancer Ctr Conf RmMultidisciplinary Conference
Multidisciplinary Critical Care Conf2nd Tuesday/MonthVMC AuditoriumMultidisciplinary lectures by national and regional leaders in critical care
Surgical Oncology ConfWeeklyOncology OfficesCore lectures on Oncology and review of MD Anderson Handbook
Thoracic Oncology ConfThursdays, 12NCancer Ctr Conf RmMultidisciplinary 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 management 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