Conference Calendar

Teaching Conferences—December, 2016

  • NOTE: All resident lectures are in a single half-day block format. Residents will be excused from all clinical rotations on Thursday mornings from 8:00 Am to Noon
  • Teaching Conferences Calendar PDF document
  • Tentative Grand Rounds Schedule for 2016-2017 PDF document Target audience: Health care providers who provide direct patient care to pediatric patients.
  • The Monthly Call and Block Schedules are now available on AMION (Upstate, Pediatric Residency)
Watching for Christmas
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  • 12:15—Noon Report (Every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday) —The Chiefs
  • 6:00 PM —Applicant dinner with residents


  • 12:15—Applicant lunch and Noon report with residents


  • 8:00 —Grand Rounds PL3 Talk —Dr. Melissa Jones
  • 8:15 —Grand Rounds Speaker: Meghan Anderson, R.PH, Pediatric Pharmacy Services Coordinator, Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital and Katalin Banik, MD, Department of Pathology, SUNY Upstate Medical University. Title: "Monitoring of Heparin Infusions in the Pediatric Patient"
  • Noon—Wellness Wednesday: Melissa Jones, D.O.


  • 8:00 —PL1 Conference Talk —Dr. Jacob Anderson
  • 9:00 — Inflammatory Bowel Disease—Dr. Wali
  • 10:00—Eosinophilic Esophagitis—Dr. Wali
  • 11:00—Monthly Housestaff Meeting


  • 12:15—Applicant lunch and Noon report with residents


  • Noon —Applicant lunch and Noon report with residents


  • 8:00 —Grand Rounds PL3 Talk —Dr. Janice Verbosky
  • 8:15 —Grand Rounds Speaker—Robert Hingre, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Div of Pediatric Pulmonology, Upstate GCH. Title: "New (and Controversial) AAP Recommendations for Safe Sleep, Skin-to-skin Contact, and Infant Swaddling"
  • Noon—Wellness Wednesday (Rm 12405A)


  • 8:00 —Club Med —Drs. Campbell and Grant
  • 9:00 —Peds GI —Dr. Rivera
  • 10:00—Peds GI —Dr. Rivera
  • 11:00—Teaching Skills for Housestaff—Dr. Botash


  • 12:15—Applicant lunch and Noon report with residents


  • 12:15—Noon report and lunch with applicants


  • 8:00 —Grand Rounds PL3 M&M Presentation —Dr. Megan Pinnamaneni
  • Noon —Wellness Wednesday:Integrative Medicine - Dr. DeLuca


  • 8:00-Noon—Resilience Training (Setnor Hall Rooms 2507-2508)


  • 12:15—Applicant lunch and Noon report with residents


  • No applicants scheduled until January 6, 2017
  • 12:15—Noon Report


  • No Grand Rounds (Rounds will resume on 1/4/17)
  • Noon—Wellness Wednesday: Pet Therapy with Dory


  • 8:00 —PL1 Conference Talk —Dr. Tim Bright
  • 9:00 —Endo 1 —Dr. Mojica
  • 10:00—Endo 2 —Dr. Lipeski
  • 11:00—Private Practice Pearls—Dr. Stewart Trust
  • Noon—Holiday Lunch (and Santas Revealed)

12/23-12/26—Resident Christmas Holiday Break

12/27-12/29—Regular work days (no conferences scheduled)

12/20-1/2/17—Resident New Years Holiday Break  


  • 12:15—Noon report (no Interviews until Friday)

UPSTATE Medical University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
UPSTATE Medical University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). ™
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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