The Department holds several educational conferences; five of which are mandatory for all residents in the General Surgery Residency Program. These conferences include a weekly Morbidity and Mortality Conference, a weekly Surgical Grand Rounds, a monthly Journal Club, a weekly Basic Science Review, a weekly Junior/Senior Clinical Review Conference and a weekly Junior Resident Surgical Skills Lab.
Other conferences, depending on rotation and PGY level include:
- Trauma Morbidity and Mortality Conference
- Burn Conference
- Tumor Board
- General Surgery Pre-Operative Conference
- Chief Teaching Conference
- Case Review at Scottsdale Healthcare
- Trauma/SICU Lecture
Residents are invited to participate in a variety of surgery and GME committees. These committees provide our residents with an opportunity to openly express their views and make recommendations concerning the teaching program.