The resident program offers broad and diverse educational activities, which include the following:
Weekly, hour-long didactic sessions cover a pediatric neurology board-specific topics. Most lectures are led by pediatric neurology faculty with some lectures covered by faculty from other applicable subspecialties. Lectures are designed to foster a collaborative learning environment for both trainees and faculty.
A traditional monthly journal club is held. The meeting is led by both residents and faculty members. Residents will review a selected, high-impact journal on a pediatric neurology topic. The resident will first review the article and then present a short up-to-date review of the topic covered. The resident will also critique the manuscript based on evidence-based medicine and scientific method principles. A faculty member will be assigned to provide additional insight and feedback during the meeting.
Weekly conferences are held with the neurosurgery team and the neurooncology team to discuss the upcoming patients. The conferences offers extensive education in treatment of the patients being discussed.
Weekly conferences are held with the genetics team to discuss any upcoming patients that need collaborative care between pediatric neurology and genetics. The conference offers extensive education in treatment of the patients being discussed.