Lecture Series

Conference Summary

Introduction to Neurology:  July through September, presented by neurology faculty to include topics:  Neurological Examination, Neuroanatomy, NIHSS, Introduction to Pediatric Neurology, EEG analysis, Basic Neuroimaging and Neurological Emergencies.

Grand Rounds:  Friday from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.  Interesting cases with classic/rare findings (example: Dopamine Responsive Dystonia & Wilson's Disease) are presented by the senior residents to the Neurology department faculty, residents and medical students.

Friday Noon Conference: Friday afternoon from 12:00 to 1:00 PM

           First Friday of every month - Muscle Conference - attended by neurology and pathology residents

           Third Friday of every month - Stroke conference - multidisciplinary conference to discuss monthly stroke activation

           Remaining Fridays - Journal Club presented by faculty and residents

Wednesday Didactic Conference:  Wednesday afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, presented by faculty and cover clinical neurology and Basic Sciences (Neuropathology, Neurochemistry, Neurophysiology). 

Neuropathology Conference:  Wednesday from 12:00 to 1:00 PM and is presented by Neuropathology faculty.  Both neurology and pathology residents are present  and it covers interesting cases with slides presented for review.

Pediatrics Conference:  First Wednesday of every month from 12:00 to 1:00 PM and it is presented by Pediatric Neurology faculty.  Both neurology and pediatric residents are present for case based discussions.

Stroke Conferences:   Tuesday morning  7:00-8:00 AM Interdisciplinary Conferences held every week to include the departments of neurology, neurosurgery, interventional neuroradiology and emergency medicine.  These conferences include Morbidity & Mortality, Research and Performance and Quality Improvement.  Most conferences are presented by faculty members.

RITE/Board Preparation: January through February, Fridays 12:00 - 1:00 PM presented by multiple faculty.

PGY2 Boot camp:  July through September, Friday 1:00 - 2:00 PM, presented by Program Director and covers "Neuroanatomy through Clinical Cases" by Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD

Research Curriculum:  Dr. Najib leads and discusses the importance and methodology of research.  Each resident is expected to have a research project completed during training.