Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds is held on Thursday mornings from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon except during holidays or major Emergency Medicine conferences. The program consists of lectures, case presentations, reviews of emergency medicine core content, reviews of diagnostic skills, and morbidity and mortality & quality improvement conferences.
Additionally, on the first Tuesday of each month, Grand Rounds isheld at UPMC Mercy from 8:15 am - 10:15 am.
Emergency Medicine Journal Club provides a forum for critical evaluation of the scientific literature of Emergency Medicine and an opportunity to review the scientific basis for the management of emergency conditions. Journal Club is held on a Tuesday evening each month. Residents are responsible for Journal Club presentations during their PGY-2 year.
Core Lecture Series
The September Core Lecture Series is presented each year for the first-year emergency medicine residents. Lectures and workshops on the major emergency medicine core curriculum areas are presented over the course of the month. Interns are also assigned to Emergency Departments shifts in our four major training sites.
In February, the Advanced Core Lecture Series is offered for second-year residents. This is a week-long course that includes hands-on interactive simulation labs, advanced EKG reading, and in-depth radiology, orthopedic, and ophthalmology workshops.