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Anesthesiology Academic Programs

Accredited Programs

CME Grand Rounds Program

Weekly Grand Rounds are offered every Thursday morning at 7:00am in the Richard L. Menschel Education Center. Faculty for the program consists of internationally renowned speakers and Department staff. A monthly program announcement is circulated throughout Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and Rockefeller University, as well as Hospital for Special Surgery.

Case Cancellation Review / M & M Conference

Canceled cases or cases with salient perioperative issues are presented at a monthly forum, along with a pertinent literature review, by Dr. Kethy M. Jules-Elysee and Dr. Michael K. Urban.

Journal Club

Three to four Mondays a month, at 7:00am, in the Richard L. Menschel Education Center, the Department convenes a Journal Club with presentations from Attending Staff, Fellows and rotating Residents. The Journal Club reviews and discusses recent pertinent literature and its applications to the department's practice.

Research Update

A conference focused on department research is presented every other month. This conference may include presentation of planned protocols, strategizing on effective study design, status reports on current protocols, and summarization of completed studies.

Complications Conference

The Department presents a conference every other month on complications and their management in an interactive discussion format.

Non-Accredited Programs

Friday Teaching Conference

Every Friday, the Department offers a teaching conference for our Fellows and rotating Residents. These conferences which may include case discussions, lectures on core topics in regional anesthesia, and exam preparation meetings are moderated by members of the Attending and Fellowship Staff and convene at 7:15am.


For additional information on any of the Department of Anesthesiology's academic programs contact:

Mary Hargett at 212.606.1793, beeper 857
e-mail: hargettm@hss.edu

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Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021


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