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Educational Conferences - UCH
Department of Anesthesiology


6:45-8:00 am     Grand Rounds and Senior Lectures 
4:00-5:00 pm     Research Seminar

3:30-4:30 pm     Clinical Case Conference / Practice Written and Oral Board Exams
3:30-4:15 pm     Resident/Chair Forum (2nd week)
4:15-5:30 pm     Journal Club (2nd week)

3:30-4:30 pm     CA1 Basic Exam Prep Conference*

6:30-7:30 am     In-Training Exam (Key Phrase) Lecture

6:30-7:00 am     Cardiac Anesthesia / TEE Lecture

* This is a year-long curriculum to prepare for the ABA Basic Examination.

Attendance at Grand Rounds, Journal Club and Clinical Case Conferences is considered mandatory.  If you are rotating at our satellite locations (DHMC, VAMC, CHC), they are teleconferenced in the assigned conference room location(s).  You will be expected to sign in. DHMC, VAMC, and CHC have conferences at their hospitals Tuesday through Friday mornings that residents are expected to attend. 

The didactic conferences are integrated and inclusive. On Monday mornings the O.R. schedule starts an hour later at all institutions so that residents can attend Grand Rounds. Grand Rounds are teleconferenced to Denver Health Medical Center and the VA Medical Center.

Library Resources

The Department of Anesthesiology has an in-house library in the Academic Office Building (AO-1). In addition, Health Sciences Library is located on the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Simulation Experiences

Simulation training is integrated throughout the residents' curriculum in conjunction with the Center for Advancing Professional Excellence (CAPE).