Conference Calendar

Teaching Conferences—October, 2014

  • NOTE: All resident lectures are now in a single half-day block format. Residents will be excused from all clinical rotations on Thursday mornings from 8:00 Am to Noon
  • Teaching Conferences Calendar PDF document
  • Tentative Grand Rounds Schedule for 2014-2015 PDF document Target audience: Health care providers who provide direct patient care to pediatric patients.
  • The Monthly Call and Block Schedules are now available on AMION (Upstate, Pediatric Residency)
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  • 8:00—Grand Rounds PL3 Talk - Dr. Caitlin Stiglmeier(Kinney Center)
  • 8:30—Grand Rounds Speaker: Joseph Domachowske, MD, Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Upstate Golisan Children's Hosiptal. Title: Advances and Obstacles to RSV Prevention: 2014, Part II"


  • 8:00 —PL1 Conference Talk —Dr. Karen White
  • 9:00 — Developmental Questions on the Peds Boards —Dr. Chung
  • 10:00—Herpes Infection —Dr. Suryadevara
  • 11:00—Monthly Housestaff Meeting
  • 5:00—Intern Retreat begins


  • Intern Retreat—Stella Maris Retreat Center, Skaneateles


  • No Conferences Scheduled


  • No Conferencess Scheduled


  • 8:00—Grand Rounds PL3 Talk - Dr. Jeremy Steele
  • 8:30—Grand Rounds Speaker: Amy E. Caruso Brown, MD MSc MSCS, Assistant Professor, Center for Bioethics and Humanities and Pediatrics, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital. Title: "Family-Centered Care and Evidence-based Medicine in Conflict"


  • 8:00 —Club Med —Drs. Kharode and Orrego
  • 9:00 —Periodic Fever Syndromes —Dr. Shaw
  • 10:00—Fever of Unknown Origin — Dr. Shaw
  • 11:00—Chief Board Review —The Chiefs


  • No Conferences Scheduled


  • Columbus Day—Holiday Schedule


  • 8:00—Grand Rounds PL3 M&M Talk —Dr. Ibraheem Al Shareef


  • 8:00 —OPD Team Meetings —Rooms 11405A, 11405B, 12405A
  • 9:00 —Peds Neurosurgery —Dr. Tovar Spinoza
  • 10:00— Peds Orthopedics — Dr. Katz
  • 11:00—Teaching Skills for Housestaf —Dr. Botahs


  • 8:00—Grand Rounds PL3 Talk —Dr. Angela Pericozzi
  • 8:15—Frank A. Oski Visiting Professor: Fiona Levy MD, Executive Director of SALA Institute for Child and Family-Centered Care at NYU Langone Medical Center. Title: Eliminating Preventable Harm in Pediatric Patients


  • 8:00 —Resident lecture by Oski Professor: "Improvement Science in Action"— Dr. Levy (Kinney Center)
  • 9:00 —Improvement Science in Action, Con't —Dr. Levy
  • 10:00—Vector-Borne Infections — Dr.Suryadevara
  • 11:00—PL3 Chair Rounds (Room 11405A) — Dr. Welch
  • 11:00—PL1/PL2 Child Psych Lecture
  • Noon—Lunch with Dr. Levy (select residents)


  • Residency Interview Season Begins
  • Noon—Interview Lunch with Resident


  • 8:00—Grand Rounds PL3 Talk - Dr. Joshua McBride(Kinney Center)
  • 8:15—Grand Rounds Speakers: Dr. Martha Wojtowycz, Department of OB/GYN and Joshua Anbar, MPH Program, Affordable Health Care Act. Title TBA


  • 8:00 —PL1 Conference Talk —Dr. Yorgo Zahlanie
  • 9:00 — Peds ID —Dr. Weiner
  • 10:00—ID Questions —Dr. Domachowske
  • 11:00—Vaccine Series — Dr. Domachowske


  • Noon—Interview Lunch with Resident

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Credit Designation
UPSTATE Medical University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). ™
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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