Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Educational Program

Conference schedule


7:30 SBRT conference (rad onc)

7:30 Cardiology grand rounds

7:30 TAVI conference

7:30 multidisciplinary heart failure conference

12:30 Sarcoma conference

4:00 GI oncology conference

5:00 Benign esophageal disease conference

7:30 Cardiac cath conference

7:45 Thoracic oncology conference

7:00 General surgery grand rounds

8:00 General surgery resident conference

9:00 PGY1/2 skills lab
7:00 Thoracic residents’ conference

Sample topics from Thoracic residents’ conference       

Thoracic Topic

Cardiac Topic

Block topic: Lung cancer part IBlock topic: Critical care
Practice managementVasopressors
Evaluating the solitary pulmonary noduleIABP
Staging- how to assess T, N, MTemporary pacemakers
Staging - treatment by stage, outcomesM+M
Errors in medicineManaging postoperative bleeding
Why is lobectomy the gold standard?Advanced ventilator management
Evaluating the marginal patientM+M
Complications of lung resectionOn-call scenarios
Block topic: Lung cancer part IIBlock topic: Heart transplant
Role of segmentectomyBypass pump basics
Vascular anastomosis lab in NCASE simulation centerVascular anastomosis lab in NCASE simulation center
Adjuvant  chemo for IB disease and stage II diseaseHeart transplant recipient selection/how the list works