Conference Calendar

Teaching Conferences—February, 2016

  • 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)
February with Maya
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  • No Conferences Scheduled


  • No Conferences Scheduled


  • 8:00—Grand Rounds PL3 M&M Conference —Dr. Brittney Whitford
  • Noon—Financial Wellness—Mary O'Malley (Room 12405A - lunch provided)


  • 8:00 —PL1 Conference Talk —Dr. Robyn Borsuk
  • 9:00 — Peds ED—Dr. Hanley
  • 10:00—ECG and arrhythmias— Dr. Smith
  • 11:00—PL1 Career Path Mtg—Dr. Kennedy
  • 11:00—PL2/PL3 Board Review
  • Noon—Monthly Housestaff Meeting


  • 6:00 PM—Midwinter Housestaff/Faculty Party —Dinosaur BBQ


  • 8:00—Grand Rounds PL3 Talk—Dr. Ishita Kharode
  • 8:15—Grand Rounds Speaker—Zafer Soultan, MD, Director, Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. Title: Pediatric Pulmonology: Significant Changes in the Last 18 Years

2/11-THURS - Hospital-wide Resident Appreciation Day (let a resident know they are appreciated!)

  • 8:00 —Club Med —Drs. Zahlanie and Sismondo
  • 9:00 — "Evidence based Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Are you practicing it?" —Dr. Cantor
  • 10:00—"Challenging Cases in Pediatric Emergency Medicine" —Dr. Cantor
  • 11:00—Contracption/SIMs—presented by OB/GYN
  • Noon—5th Hour Board Review


  • 8:00—Grand Rounds M&M PL3 Presentation —Dr. Hilliary Sismondo


  • 8:00 —OPD Team Meetings
  • 9:00 —History, physical exam, murmurs —Dr. Smith
  • 10:00—Acyanotic heart disease/CHF —Dr. Smith
  • 11:00—Teaching Skills —Dr. Botash
  • Noon—5th Hour Board Review


  • 4:00—MS-III Pediatric Informational Meeting (Rm 11405A)


  • 8:00—Grand Rounds PL3 Talk—Dr. Sarah Morse
  • 8:15—Grand Rounds Speaker— Robert R. Lebel, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Internal Medicine and Pathology, and Lecturer in Ethics and Humanities; Chief of Medical Genetics, State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. Title: "Annual Genetics Review (literature coming out of Syracuse)"


  • 8:00 —Peds Dermatology —Dr. Farrah
  • 9:00 — Chest pain, syncope, palpitations —Dr. Egan
  • 10:00—Peds ED —Dr. Thabet
  • 11:00—PL3 Chair Rounds —Dr. Welch (Rm 11405A)
  • 11:00—PL1/PL2 Psych Conference
  • Noon—5th Hour Board Review —Dr. Deluca

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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