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Surgical Critical Care Faculty Conferences are led by the attending of the week and cover various critical care topics:

Surgical Critical Care Journal Club

  • Hemodynamic Resuscitation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Advanced Ventilator Management
  • Surgical Nutrition
  • Delirium
  • Many others

Surgical Critical Care Research

  • 1st Wednesday of the month
  • Research project formulation
  • Presentation rehearsal for upcoming meetings
  • Longitudinal tracking of Department Projects

Surgical Critical Care M&M

  • Team discussion of Cases
  • Mortality Determination
    • Preventable
    • Potentially Preventable
    • Non-Preventable

Surgical Critical Care Grand Rounds

  • Monthly Presentation by the fellows
  • Hone presentation skills
  • Gain vital expertise on a given topic

Surgical Critical Care and Critical Care Medicine Joint Conference

  • Case presentations
  • Interdisciplinary discussion

Evidence Based Medicine Conference

  • Last Wednesday of the Month
  • Presentation of Guidelines Updated of Created by residents, fellows, pharmacists, etc.
  • Posted on
  • Fellowship Requirement of 6 guidelines updated or created during the academic year

Professional Development 

  • Administration
  • Legal Issues
  • ICU Direction
  • Billing and Coding
  • Hospice Care
  • Practice management
  • Quality Initiatives
    • Trauma Quality Committee
    • Active Participation of fellows in our TQM process
      • Monthly
  • Burn/Trauma ICU Quality Triad
    • Multidisciplinary Unit Team
    • ICU Director, Nursing operations Manager
    • ICU Fellows
    • Nursing, RT, Pharmacy, Nutrition representatives
    • THIS Team determines Unit operations and improvement
  • GEMBA Concept