• Multidisciplinary Critical Care Lecture Series is held on Wednesday evenings from 5-6pm.  Faculty from multiple critical care departments around the hospital lecture on various and diverse topics in critical care medicine.
  • Fellowship Critical Care Lecture Series is held on Thursdays from 1-2pm.  Fellows present a critical care topic of their interest. The subject matter is diverse, ranging from basic “bread and butter” critical care topics to basic pathophysiology of disease to cutting edge management of critical care medicine conditions.  In addition, fellows will participate in a pro/con debate with a co-fellow on a wide variety of critical care topics.
  • UBQI (Quality Improvement) Conference is held on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 12:30-2pm. This multidisciplinary conference is attended by the faculty, fellows, nursing leadership, nutrition support, pharmacy and selected representatives from the hospital (blood bank, radiology IT, etc.). QI includes a monthly review of ICU statistics (admissions, discharges, infection rates, etc.), SICU expiration reviews from the prior month, and a wide variety of SICU issues, which vary from month to month.
  • SICU Morbidity and Mortality is held on the second Thursday of each month from 2-3pm.  Fellows will present selected cases, usually from the prior month, and they will be discussed with faculty and fellows. 
  • SICU Journal Club is held the third Thursday of each month from 2-3pm.  Two fellows will present journal articles of their choice, and it will be discussed with faculty and fellows.
  • Fellowship Professional Development/ Career Track Lecture Series is held multiple times throughout the year during the FCCLS time.  Examples of lectures that are given include: curriculum vitae and clinical educator portfolios, contracts and negiotations, the art of evaluations and career planning.
  • SICU Housestaff lectures are held daily during the week.  The triage fellow presents a short 15-20minute lecture to housestaff and students after rounds are completed
  • Ultrasound Conference is held the first Thursday of each month from 1-1:30pm.  Interesting and educational cases are presented with expert opinion by our critical care ultrasonographers.
  • Outcomes Subcommittee is held the first Thursday of each month from 1:30-3pm. In addition to the monthly QI meeting, the SICU has a separate outcomes committee that is dedicated to specific areas of clinical concern as well as a review of all incident reports received for the previous month. Many research studies are initiated out of Outcomes Subcommittee. Fellows have historically played a major role in translating new studies/ideas from outcomes subcommittee to the bedside.

Optional Conferences

Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference/Grand Rounds — 7am Wednesday mornings in Clopton Auditorium.

Pulmonary/Critical Care Grand Rounds — 11 a.m. Thursdays beginning in September in the East Pavilion Auditorium.

Trauma Patient Care Conference — 11 a.m. Tuesday in 44ICU conference room.

Anesthesiology Grand Rounds — 6:30 a.m. Wednesdays in Wohl Auditorium.