Conferences

Schedule

Monday

  • Duke Raleigh Hospital Conference, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

  • Chief Resident Conference, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • Intern School, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday

  • Duke Regional Hospital Conference, 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.

Wednesday

  • Surgical D&C Case Conference*, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

  • Surgical Grand Rounds* or Resident Town Hall, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

  • Simulation Lab*, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Interns, JARS)

  • Simulation Lab*, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Research Fellows)

Thursday

  • SCORE Curriculum Conference*, 6:45 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. 

  • Senior Resident Conference*, 6:45 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.

  • Durham VA Conference, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

  • Chairman’s Rounds, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

*General Surgery Core Conference

Clinical residents are required to attend a minimum of 80 percent of core conferences (D&C, Grand Rounds, SCORE, SEAL). Research residents are required to attend the core conferences plus Chairman’s Rounds and Monday Chief’s Conference.

D&C, Grand Rounds, SCORE

Required for all research and clinical residents rotating at Duke, Durham VA, and Duke Regional. Those on night shift the night prior are required to attend.

Exceptions: Residents rotating on ACU, SICU, Thoracic SAR, JTP residents rotating on Cardiac, and residents at Duke Raleigh Hospital.

SEAL

Required for all residents when assigned, including DRH and Duke Raleigh.

Exceptions: Any resident who was on a night shift the night prior, ACU, SICU residents, Thoracic SAR, and JTP residents rotating on Cardiac.

Chairman’s Rounds

All research residents and all clinical residents (at Duke and the Durham VA) not in the operating room or engaged in urgent clinical care.

Chief’s Conference (Monday)

All research residents and all clinical residents (at Duke and the Durham VA) not in the operating room or engaged in urgent clinical care.