Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Educational Program

Conference schedule

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday

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
ChemotherapyM+M
Adjuvant  chemo for IB disease and stage II diseaseHeart transplant recipient selection/how the list works