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Academic Curriculum

Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship

The Division of Gastroenterology holds several educational conferences. Many of these conferences are multidisciplinary in nature. Monthly conferences include Gastroenterology/Radiology Conference, Gastroenterology/Pathology Conference, Gastroenterology/Nutrition Conference, and journal club. A quarterly conference is coordinated with Gastroenterology and Surgery. Gastroenterology fellows attend NASPGHAN fellowship conferences, ASGE endoscopy course and national meetings where research is presented.

Pediatric Gastroenterology/Radiology Conferences

Monthly conferences with focused presentation led by fellows and attending radiologists to review challenging gastroenterology and hepatology cases.

Pediatric Gastroenterology/Pathology Conferences

Monthly conferences with focused presentation led by fellows and attending pathologists to review challenging gastroenterology and hepatology cases.

Pediatric Gastroenterology/Nutrition Conferences

Weekly didactic conferences highlighting ABP content specifications presented by fellows, attending physicians, and faculty from other specialties.

Pediatric Gastroenterology Journal Club

Monthly journal club with article presentation and discussion led by fellows and faculty.

Grant Writing Workshop

Fellows will complete a two day grant writing workshop along with a longitudinal curriculum to support them through writing a competitive grant application.

Core Curriculum Didactics

  • Monthly meeting of fellows from all subspecialties hospital-wide to address topics common to all ACGME-approved fellowship programs, including leadership development, ethics, quality improvement and safety, and manuscript preparation.

Grand Rounds

  • Weekly conference with local and national speakers presenting pertinent pediatrics topics.

Morbidity and Mortality Conference

  • Monthly conference structured to define ways to improve quality of care through the analysis of recent cases.

Professor Rounds

  • Case-based presentations with an educational didactic component for hospital staff prepared and presented by a senior resident each week.

Academic Scholarship Conference

  • A unique bimonthly conference covering topics such as quality improvement, advocacy, research and medical education presented by CMH faculty as well as guest speakers and visiting professors.

Statistics Course

  • Monthly biostatistics training with introduction into various analysis techniques.

Continuous Quality and Practice Improvement

  • Annual seminars as well as monthly longitudinal experiential classes are offered to promote education of and development of quality improvement.