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Internal Medicine Lectures & Seminars

Daily conferences – There is one daily noon conference, which the residents are required to attend if they are assigned in-house.  The majority of these conferences are part of the core conference series where all the major topics of internal medicine and relevant subspecialty topics are presented and discussed.   

Preventive Medicine Lecture

The preventive medicine lecture addresses topics of general interest, such as disease-specific screening strategies, basic epidemiology and general preventive medicine, etc. Prominent researchers and educators are invited to give PM lectures.
Schedule:  2nd Friday of each month

Preventive Medicine Journal Club

The journal club one of the main teaching tools to learn evidence-based medicine. Each journal club, a resident discusses a recently published paper in presence of key faculty. All PGY2-4 residents are assigned journal club dates for which they prepare articles. The program provides study quality assessment forms. These forms are filled in by all residents.
Schedule:  3rd Wednesday of each month

Preventive Medicine Seminar

The seminar is a tool in peer teaching. PGY-3 and 4 residents choose a case from our case-pool and prepare presentations on these topics. Seminar discussions are based on case scenarios in Preventive Medicine/Public health. Residents are provided one case each month. Homework is required. The program attempts to invite outside experts to stimulate the discussion. This is also the venue to discuss practicum experiences, address housekeeping affairs, and discuss thesis progress.
Schedule:  3rd Friday of each month

Preventive Medicine Research Seminars

The research conference is based on a research curriculum. It covers all topics from getting an idea to submitting a manuscript. Selected outside speaker are invited to provide additional expertise. Research seminars are conducted by Griffin faculty and residents are expected to talk about their research projects. The seminar is good for residents’ projects trouble shooting.
Schedule:  4th Friday of each month

Preventive Medicine Board Review

Schedule:  1st Friday of each month