Tuesday: 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.
This traditional Grand Rounds encompass a wide variety of pediatric topics by local, regional, and national experts.
Pediatric Quality Improvement Conference
Fourth Tuesday of the month: 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.
This case-based conference teaches residents how to assess and improve the quality and processes of patient care. Residents learn from specific instances like near misses, serious safety events, and any other situations in which quality of care was or could have been compromised.
Noon Didactic Conferences
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
A wide variety of speakers from multiple pediatric subspecialties review and discuss current concepts based on the American Board of Pediatrics educational content. This conference series implements a 12-month rotating curriculum organized by systems and specialties. Other topics covered include: Board Review series, Journal Club, Global Health Curriculum, Keystones of Development Curriculum, Palliative Care, Financial Planning, How to Find a Job sessions, Quality Improvement series, Acute Care and Emergencies education series, etc.
Second Thursday of the month: 7:30 -9:00 am
This well-developed procedural skills curriculum is taught by a multidisciplinary team of instructors in the Applebaum Simulation Learning Institute at Beaumont, Royal Oak - one of the most advanced medical simulation facilities in North America. The educational series is led by our Pediatric Simulation Director who is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator. It provides instruction to residents in the performance of procedural skills that the ACGME and the ABP consider essential for a general pediatrician, as well as mock codes which teach our residents how to approach and manage a critically ill child, communication skills and team work.