- Protected didactic time every week where non-emergent inpatient responsibilities are handled by mid-level providers to ensure uninterrupted learning and education sessions.
- Dynamic curriculum which is updated every year and tailored to meet the needs to resident to ensure outstanding performance in Evidence based medicine as well as standardized tests (RITE, neurology boards)
- Dedicated faculty educators and collaboration with basic neuroscientists to get in-depth review of current topics and promote critical thinking for future opportunities.
EMERGENCY LECTURE SERIES
Each academic year’s educational curriculum starts with 10 weeks of Emergency lecture series to get incoming PGY-2s and PGY-1s well versed in recognizing neurologic emergencies and managing them appropriately. Unique to our curriculum is an advanced simulation lab for neurologic exam, stroke codes and patented Pupils simulator for neuro-ophthalmologic emergencies.
Faculty from Neurology, basic neurosciences, guest speakers are invited to give grand rounds, every Thursday. One case-based resident -driven grand rounds each month.
NEUROLOGY LECTURE SERIES
Protected didactic time every Thursday for 2 hrs. Curriculum is organized into blocks and spans 18 months to ensure repetition with updates during 3 years of Neurology training. Lectures and grand rounds are recorded to be accessed anytime in Canvas© platform.
EEG LECTURE SERIES
Being a comprehensive epilepsy center with access to advanced diagnostics and varied patient population, we have ample opportunities to get in-depth exposure to EEG and epilepsy. We have designed a parallel learning track with patient-based EEG and epilepsy lectures and “EEG rounds” every Wednesday.
Quality improvement and patient safety lectures encompassing a non-judgmental, root cause analysis and in-depth review of existing practices and policies as well as discussions to implement new protocols if necessary. These sessions are led by Neuro-hospitalist and patient safety director.
Meet once every month where residents do a critical review and analysis of a journal article following AAN guidelines.
CASE BASED DISCUSSIONS
Once a month we dissect and analyze a case in depth in a Morning report style presentation by the residents to promote critical analysis and to learn to think out of the box