Weekly Grand Rounds are offered most Thursday mornings 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, Rockefeller University, as well as Hospital for Special Surgery.
Three to four Mondays a month, at 7:00am in the Richard L. Menschel Education Center, the Department of Anesthesiology holds 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.
A conference focused on department research is presented every other month. This conference may include a presentation of planned protocols, strategizing on effective study design, status reports on current protocols, and a summarization of completed studies.
The department presents a conference every other month on complications and their management in an interactive discussion format.
Every Friday, the department offers a teaching conference for our fellows and rotating residents. These conferences, which may include case discussions, lecture on core topics in regional anesthesia. Exam preparation meetings are moderated by members of the attending and fellowship staff and convene at 7:15am.
This series of lectures focuses on regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine topics, and is presented by several members of our attending staff to fellows in the first quarter of the fellowship year.
High level presentations for fellows only on topics such as risk management, anesthesia practice message, starting a regional anesthesia practice, management of the chronic pain population, and bio-ethical consultations.