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Professional Education

Resident didactics are held every Friday morning from 7:30 am until noon. During this protected education time, residents participate in a variety of educational conferences. 

Resident Didactics Schedule

Residents have protected education time every Friday morning from 7:30am-12:30pm. 

From 7:30-9:30, Faculty and Fellows join the residents for a variety of sessions: 

  • Grand Rounds 
  • Morbidity & Mortality
  • GYN Preop List Discussion
  • OB High Risk List Discussion
  • Practice-Based Learning & Improvement 

From 10-noon, residents have a variety of education sessions organized around adult learning principles, incorporating a combination of faculty-led teaching and resident-led learning. Longitudinal themes includes: 

  • Evidenced based medicine curriculum/Critical evaluation of medical literature 
  • Simulation 
  • Research & QI curriculum 
  • Faculty-led subspecialty lectures 

Annual Conferences

  • Regional Perinatal Symposium
  • Ob/Gyn Scientific Forum (Resident Research Day)
  • Upstate Cancer Center Annual Retreat
  • Oral Exams
  • Upstate’s Beyond the Doctorate Research Day 
  • Department Educational Retreat