Conferences/Didactic Learning


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.

Conference Calendar Schedule:

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