Conferences and Lectures

Departmental Grand Rounds

Occurs each Friday at noon and features state-of-the-art lectures on topics relevant to internal medicine with a focus on recent scientific advances. The last Friday of each month is dedicated to Morbidity & Mortality conference led by our chief medical residents.

Morning Report

Occurs 3-4 mornings each week and includes a case-based discussion led by a chief medical resident with a faculty discussion present to offer clinical pearls. Morning report is streamed via Zoom with the option to watch in-person for residents at University Hospital and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, where coffee and snacks are provided.

Intern Bootcamp

Occurs 1-2 times weekly during the lunch hour. Senior residents present on foundational internal medicine topics (e.g. Decompensated Cirrhosis, Altered Mental Status, Outpatient Diabetes Management). Senior residents on service cover pagers to allow for protected intern education. Lunch is provided.

Special Conferences

Occurs each Thursday and features a rotation of special topics including:

  • Global Health Equity rounds
  • Patient Safety & Quality conference
  • Multidisciplinary Critical Care didactics
  • Compassion & Wellness rounds

Ambulatory Morning Report

Occurs four times weekly from 7:30-8:30am (before clinic) for all residents on their Ambulatory rotation. Residents present on high-yield primary care and ambulatory topics (e.g. Approach to Hypercalcemia, Diagnosing Tick-Borne Illness, Interpreting PFTs) with the guidance of an expert faculty discussant.

Thursday Learning Session (TLS)

Occurs Thursday afternoon for residents on their Ambulatory rotation and covers a variety of non-clinical topics including the Teaching to Teach series, Evidence-Based Medicine, Addressing Discrimination & Microagressions, and Vital Talks - Managing Difficult Conversations.

Note: As of August 2022, we offer both in-person and virtual options for most conferences, except for Grand Rounds which remains fully virtual.