Department of Pediatrics

Didactic

Master
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Basic and Clinical Science Lectures

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Seminars given routinely covering every aspect of Pediatric Cardiology and subspecialties within the field.

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Special Seminars and Courses Presented By Visiting Lecturers

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World-renowned experts visit our program on a regular basis, teaching trainees the latest clinical science and state-of-the-art techniques.

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Cardiac Catheterization Conference (Hemodynamic and Interventional)

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A weekly review of previous cardiac catheterization and angiographic data in conjunction with pertinent clinical data is given.

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Electrophysiology Conference

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This conference is held for one hour every other week. Didactic sessions on electrocardiography and electrophysiology are the primary focus in the early part of the year. The basics of intracardiac electrophysiologic studies and pacemakers are taught. Later in the year ECG and EP tracing unknowns are presented and reviewed.

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Surgical M & M Conference

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This conference is held monthly.

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Echocardiography Conference

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This one-hour conference is held weekly. During the early part of the academic year, didactic sessions are held concerning echocardiography; later conferences focus on more advanced clinical topics and unknowns.

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Pathology Conference

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The Department of Pathology presents a review of specimens.

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Surgical Conference

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The pediatric cardiology staff, cardiovascular surgery staff and cardiovascular anesthesia staff meet jointly at least weekly to review upcoming surgical cases.

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Case Management Conference

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Another multidisciplinary conference in which patients are discussed and a    management plan is formulated. The pediatric cardiology fellows present cases and participate in the discussions.

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Red Tag Conference

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The echocardiography faculty and fellows meet weekly to discuss interesting cases, presented as an unknown study. Fellows also participate in presenting studies.

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Transplant Conference

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The conference covers topics pertinent to transplant.

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Surgical Teaching Rounds

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Weekly teaching rounds led by CV surgeons to discuss surgical management of patients who have recently undergone operations.

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Journal Club

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Fellows and faculty meet monthly to review selected articles and new topics in pediatric cardiology.

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Fellow’s Conference

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Fellows meet weekly to discuss any issues related to the training program.