This Week in SCORE (TWIS) – two year cycle of topics providing a systematic way to review the breadth of surgical content.
Trauma Rounds – Monthly presentation and discussion of trauma cases.
Morbidity and Mortality (M&M) – Weekly presentation and discussion of surgical complications.
Grand Rounds – Weekly presentation of various topics by residents, faculty, and visiting professors.
Tumor Board - Multidisciplinary discussion of various cancer cases.
ABSITE Review – Practice sessions utilizing question banks concentrated in the months prior to the exam.
Journal Club – Monthly discussion of various peer-reviewed publications selected by residents and faculty.
Surgical Anatomy – high fidelity surgical simulation on cadavers.
Robotics – Virtual and dry lab simulations.
Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) - Our program is a designated testing center. hyperlink to FLS page. https://www.flsprogram.org/.
Certifying Examination Preparation
Oral board practice sessions – low stress small group sessions with faculty to review strategies for the oral board.
Real time mock oral board simulation – high fidelity simulation to re-create the certifying examination as closely as possible beginning in the third year of training.