Our program offers a robust didactic curriculum with noon conference held five days a week.

These conferences are considered protected education time for all residents. 

Currently all our conferences are presented virtually using the Microsoft Teams platform.

All conferences are recorded and immediately uploaded to Teams for viewing if you are unable to attend the live conference or want to re-watch at any time. 

Below is the monthly conference schedule we follow to ensure a wide variety of topics are covered each academic year. 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 

8 AM weekly

        VA Morning Report

10 AM weekly

    Yale Curriculum or Journal Club    

12 PM week 1

Cardiology Core

Case Conference or Pulm/CC Core

Grand Rounds

Case Conference or Pulm/CC Core

Heme/Onc Core

12 PM week 2 ID Core Case Conference or GIM Core

Grand Rounds

Case Conference or GIM Core

Rheumatology Core

12 PM week 3

Endocrine Core

Case Conference or GIM Core

Grand Rounds

Case Conference or GIM Core

Nephrology Core

12 PM week 4 GI Core Case Conference or GIM Core

Grand Rounds

Case Conference or GIM Core

M&M

 NOTE:  Pulm/CC Core held on a Tuesday or Thursday or each month.  All case conferences include Board Review. Yale Curriculum and Journal Club alternate weeks.

We offer a wide variety of conferences to meet the needs of all of our learners.  

  • Board Review: Chief resident and resident lead conference to review MKSAP questions to prepare for the certifying exam from the ABIM.
  • Chief Resident Case Conference: Our inpatient chief residents prepare an interactive conference discussing a recent case from one of our inpatient services. 
  • Core Curriculum Conference: Noon lectures given by our subspecialty medicine faculty and fellows about a variety of internal medicine topics. 
  • Yale Curriculum in Primary Care: Small group case based discussion on outpatient care medicine topics. Sessions are lead by the primary care chief resident and our General Internal Medicine faculty. 
  • Journal Club: Small groups of residents have the opportunity to review and present evidence based medicine with faculty guidance. Provides residents with the skills to conduct a critical appraisal of the literature and apply it to a clinical situation. 
  • Medical Grand Rounds: Weekly conference for the Department of Medicine where expert speakers from our faculty and guest lectures present clinically relevant and timely topics. Featured lectures include the annual Resident Research Grand Rounds and monthly Clinical Pathologic Conference. 
  • Morbidity and Mortality Conference: Monthly series presented by our PSQI chief resident. Creates an opportunity for residents to discuss recent cases and improve their patient safety knowledge. 
  • Senior Resident Conference: Each senior resident writes a manuscript about a clinical or research topic of their choosing. The most outstanding manuscripts are presented at the end of the year through our Senior Resident Conference Series. 
  • Medical Ethics Conference: Quarterly conference presented by our pulmonary critical care and medical ethics faculty. Interactive case discussion with a focus on medical ethics.

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