SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Department of Anesthesiology
- Morning Report
Daily 30 minute case discussion of current day's cases.
Each day one Resident is assigned a keyword from the ABA ITE content online. A one page document then gets sent to all residents to review.
- Grand Rounds
Thursday, case presentation and scholarly discussion led by a resident, presented to the entire department.
- Journal Club
Wednesday, sessions alternating between cardiac, pediatric, obstetric, neurosurgical, and trauma and regional anesthesia.
- Simulation Sessions
For regional anesthesia, airway, and crisis management.
- Case-based Discussions
Moderated by a faculty member and attended by CA-1 residents, these sessions are designed to discuss the basic science concepts underlying clinical management decisions.
An online basic science board review, utilized by the CA-1 class to prepare for the ABA Basic Exam.
- Mock Orals
During morning rounds a resident is assigned to be given an oral exam by an attending/senior resident as examiners.
During morning rounds twice a month, faculty will give short lectures on topics associated with ABA outline. During Grand Rounds faculty will give one hour lectures.