Residency Curriculum

HIGHLIGHTS:


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 advanced neurologic exam, stroke codes, status epilepticus, and patented Pupils simulator for neuro-ophthalmologic emergencies.


GRAND ROUNDS

Faculty from Neurology, basic neurosciences and guest speakers are invited to give grand rounds every Thursday. One case-based grand rounds for each resident in their final year. 


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 neuro-electrophysiology lectures and “EEG/EMG rounds” every Wednesday.

QUIPS

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.

JOURNAL CLUB

Meet once every month where residents do a critical review and analysis of a journal article following AAN guidelines.


MORNING REPORTS

Once a month we dissect and analyze a case in depth promote critical analysis and to learn to think out of the box.
PROCEDURE SKILLS SESSIONS
Small group sessions once a month led by movement disorder and pain subspecialists where residents practice Botox and pain procedures on dummies.
CLINICAL SKILLS SESSIONS
Once a month review session on different subspecialist skill sets such as Neuroopthalmology examination techniques, different movement disorders grading scale, etc.