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department of neurology

Residency Program

 

Clinical Conferences

 

Morning Report is a daily clinical conference discussing admissions and consults of the previous night. This conference takes place every morning from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., and is directed by the Chairperson. The conference discusses medical, social and pathophysiological aspects of admitted patients. Attendance is required by all residents, medical students and rotating house staff from other departments.


Grand Rounds is a weekly clinical conference that takes place every Friday in conjunction with the Department of Neurosurgery. Neuroradiology Conference follows Grand Rounds and is a multispecialty endeavor.


Subspecialty conferences are held weekly on stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders, neuromuscular diseases, etc. for residents and medical students. These conferences are presented to the residents and medical students by the respective experts on these topics. The conferences are scheduled by the chief residents, the Residency Program Director and the Chairperson of Neurology.


Basic neurosciences are currently taught by Dr. Ausim Azizi on Tuesdays to neurology, neurosurgery and psychiatry residents.


The department participates and organizes continuing neurological education programs for community physicians and neurologists.


Finally, and most importantly, bedside clinical teaching to house staff and medical students takes place on a daily basis by Department of Neurology faculty.