Didactic teaching will include ongoing conference series in different formats and topics to provide foundation for a robust clinical experience.
Fellows will present a case with relevant imaging and work up followed by group discussion among faculty and fellows to develop a broad differential diagnosis, relevant cost-effective GI work up and the most optimal treatment plan that includes evidence-based recommendations. This will be followed by brief literature review on the topic. This conference will also include review of morbidity and mortality encountered in clinical rotations.
GI Radiology and Pathology Conferences
Cases with pathognomonic findings will be presented by the fellows with in the presence of radiology and pathology experts to highlight cardinal findings. These interactions will enable fellows to develop requisite knowledge to interpret test results and incorporate them into clinical practice.
Monthly journal club discussions are based on recent original research published in high impact journals. The topics are selected by the fellows from different subspecialty areas each month. The objective of journal clubs is to enable fellows to apply evidence-based medicine in their clinical practice.
The Orlando Health Digestive Health Institute will host monthly GI grand rounds. Lectures include case presentations by fellows, guest speakers and visiting professors, featuring local faculty as well as regional and national experts in their respective disciplines.
Multidisciplinary GI Tumor Board Conference
Fellows will participate and present cases in the monthly GI tumor board, which is a multidisciplinary conference including gastroenterology, radiology, pathology, colorectal, hepatobiliary and thoracic surgeons.
The Orlando Health Digestive Health Institute organizes the following annual symposiums that draw faculty and delegates from throughout the world. Fellows are encouraged to attend these conferences at no personal cost.