Conference Calendar

Teaching Conferences—October, 2016

  • NOTE: All resident lectures are 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 2016-2017 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)
Looking back at summer
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  • 12:15—Noon Report (Every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday) —The Chiefs


  • 8:00 —Grand Rounds PL3 Talk—Dr. Danyal Thaver
  • 8:15—Hans Hartenstein, MD Grand Rounds Speaker —Renee Rosalind Jenkins, MD, Chair, Department of Pediatrics and Child Care, Howard University College of Medicine. Title: "The Negative Impact of Poverty on Child Health: Can Pediatricians do Anything to Help?".
  • Noon—Wellness Wednesday: Mommy Wellness —Dr. Nelsen(Rm 12405A)


  • 8:00 —PL1 Conference Talk —Dr. Samara Appelstein
  • 8:55—2016 Housestaff Group Photo
  • 9:00 —FUO —Dr. Shaw
  • 10:00—Lower Respiratory Infections —Dr. El-Chebib
  • 11:00—Monthly Housestaff Meeting
  • 11:30—DKA - Andrea Saya


  • 12:15—Noon Report (Every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday) —The Chiefs


  • Columbus Day —No Conferences Scheduled


  • 8:00 —Grand Rounds PL3 Talk —Dr. Yorgo Zahlanie
  • 8:15 —Grand Rounds Speaker —Brian Kloss, DO, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University. Title: "Update on Synthetic Drugs of Abuse"
  • Noon —Wellness Wednesday:Integrative Medicine - Dr. DeLuca

10/13-THURS (12405B)

  • 8:00 —Club Med —Drs. Borsuk and Lewinter
  • 9:00—STI's—Dr. Weiner
  • 10:00—HIV —Dr. Weiner
  • 11:00—QI Curriculum —Dr. Schafer


  • 8:00 —Grand Rounds PL3 M&M Presentation —Dr. Iman Naimi
  • Noon—Wellness Wednesday: Melissa Jones, D.O.


  • 8:00 —OPD Team Meetings
  • 9:00 —Vector Borne Diseases —Dr. Suryadevara
  • 10:00—Neonatal Herpes —Dr. Moubarak
  • 11:00—Advocacy—Nicky Jennings


  • 8:00 —Grand Rounds PL3 Talk —Dr. Dalia Eid
  • 8:15 —Grand Rounds Speaker: Howard L. Weinberger, MD, Emeritus Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. Title: "Lead Poisoning: A Pediatrician's Perspective (1970-2016). Subtitle: It's Still the Lead Paint"
  • Noon—Wellness Wednesday: Food and Feelings —Ann Reagan


  • 8:00-Noon —NRP Course for Interns —Dr.Bode (Kinney Center)
  • 8:00-Noon —Mock Codes and Board Reviews for Seniors —The Chiefs


  • 6:00 PM —Applicant dinner with residents


  • Interview Season Begins
  • Noon —Applicant lunch and Noon report with residents

UPSTATE Medical University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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.

Disclosure Policy
To ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all certified CME activity UPSTATE Medical University requires that all planners, faculty and individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest.  Detailed disclosures will be made in writing prior to speaker presentations.

Americans with Disabilities Act Statement
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