Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellows & Faculty Conference (PAFFC) - Tuesday mornings, a series of lectures/presentations, and problem-based learning discussions by fellows, faculty, and guest speakers.
Pediatric Anesthesia Quality Improvement Conference (PAQIC) - Occurs once a month on Tuesday mornings. Fellows, residents, and faculty may present at this conference.
Pediatric Anesthesia Comprehensive Review Series (PACRS) - Tuesday evenings, typically held at a local restaurant. Good food and fellow-led learning. The series is devoted to preparation for the Pediatric Anesthesiology Board Examination using the exam content outline as a guide.
Departmental Journal Club – Fellows gather periodically to critically evaluate recent peer-reviewed papers in pediatric anesthesiology. The discussion focuses on research methodologies, study strengths and weaknesses, among others. These occur on Tuesday evenings during 4 of the PACRS sessions.
Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesia Conference - Thursday mornings. Covers a broad range of CV anesthesia topics delivered by faculty and guest speakers.
Keats’ Corner Lecture Series – Cardiovascular anesthesia-focused case-based discussions that occur on 2 – 3 Friday mornings a month.
Fundamentals of Clinical Research – Educational session focused on discussing the basics of clinical research. Occurs during one of the PACRS days.
Preparation for ABA Oral Exams - Two Fridays per month, typically January through May, with faculty volunteers who are ABA examiners.
Simulation - Five half-day workshops dispersed throughout the year involving simulation training and assessment, including two workshops focused on OSCE board preparation.
Annual Fellows Boot Camp – Every August, a two-day immersive experience for fellows. Fellows have simulation training on the first day. On the second day, fellows have a series of workshops, including regional anesthesia, one-lung ventilation, difficult airway, point of care ultrasound, among others.
Advanced Boot Camp in the secondhalf of the year is being developed.
Committee Membership - All fellows are members of the Fellowship Selection Committee. Fellows are active participants in fellowship recruitment efforts and are encouraged to provide input on candidates.
In addition, fellows are required to attend at least 1 meeting each of 2 Departmental Committees (Quality Improvement Committee and the Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion).