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The conference series at Grand Strand Medical Center includes daily noon conference, morning report three times a week, and once weekly didactic sessions on common ambulatory topics and evidence-based medicine during the ambulatory block. The focus is on core Internal Medicine topics in addition to specialty areas such as dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology and office based gynecology.

  • Medical Grand Rounds are held monthly. Faculty and guest speakers discuss a broad range of topics relevant to clinical practice and graduate medical education.
  • Morbidity And Mortality Improvement Conferences are held monthly. PGY-2 Residents present case-based discussion with faculty assistance. Emphasis is placed on resident-driven quality improvement.
  • Journal Club Conferences are held monthly. They are presented by PGY-1 residents and include a short EBM topic presentation by one of our PGY-2 residents.
  • Intern And Resident Lecture Series are held monthly. Each resident/intern presents a 25-30 minute topic of his/her choosing.
  • Patient-Centered Evidence Based Medicine Conference is held once monthly. PGY-2 Residents present evidence based answers to clinic questions generated in the outpatient clinic and the inpatient services.
  • Ambulatory Clinical Conferences occur once weekly during the ambulatory block. The session format is case-based didactic discussion of common outpatient topics. The Yale outpatient curriculum is used to facilitate these discussions.
  • Board Review Conference occurs once weekly. Topics repeat every 18 months.
  • Show And Tell Conference occurs once weekly. Focus is on the visual learner. Examples: CXR interpretation, rashes and systemic disease, EKG interpretation and peripheral smear interpretation.
  • General Lecture Series occurs once weekly. Common topics relevant to Internal Medicine are presented by IM and subspecialty faculty.
  • Business Of Medicine Lectures occurs one monthly. Covers practical and relevant management skills for residency and beyond including topics such as financial planning, preparing a CV and overview of health care policy.
  • Morning Report is held three times a week. It is an interactive faculty/resident led session on interesting and common cases seen on the medical inpatient service.