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


GRAND ROUNDS

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.


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.


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