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    Education Programs

Teaching conferences

Our department offers a number of specialty conferences and grand rounds, some of which are available to community physicians — both those who have a specialty interest and those who desire a more general orthopaedic postgraduate exposure.

Specialty conferences/departmental meetings

Conference

Date 

Place 

Contact

Trauma Service Review

Every Monday
6am to 6:45am

Main Hospital/North Addition  (UCD Physicians/Staff only)

Mazie Grigas
916-734-2182 mjngai@ucdavis.edu

Morning Triage Conference

Monday through Friday 6:45am to 7am

Saturday and Sunday 7am to 7:30am

Main Hospital/North Addition (UCD Physicians/Staff only)

Mazie Grigas
916-734-2182 mjngai@ucdavis.edu

Trauma Service Resident Education

Every Wednesday      7am to 8am

Main Hospital/North Addition

Mazie Grigas            916-734-2182 mjngai@ucdavis.edu

MSK Tumor Conference

Every Monday
8am to 9am

Lipscomb  Library

Darcy Branum
916-734-2937 dabranum@ucdavis.edu

Tumor Indications  & Education Conference

Every Monday
9am to 10am

Lipscomb Library

Darcy Branum
916-734-2937 dabranum@ucdavis.edu

Tumor Education

Every Monday
10am to 10:45am

Lipscomb  Library

Darcy Branum
916-734-2937

Sarcoma Conference

Every Monday
11am to 12pm

Virtual                  (UCD Physicians/ Staff only)

Darcy Branum
916-734-2937 dabranum@ucdavis.edu

Spine/Sacrum Tumor Conference

3rd Wednesday, Monthly
7am to 8am

Virtual (UCD Physicians/Staff only)

Darcy Branum
916-734-2937 dabranum@ucdavis.edu

Tumor Service Journal Club

Monthly
TBD

TBD

Debra Sample
916-734-2958 dasample@ucdavis.edu

Joint Service Journal Club

Monthly
TBD

TBD

Nancy Topete
916-734-7353 ntopete@ucdavis.edu

Joint Service Pre-Operative Case Conference

Every Friday
8am to 9:30am

Lipscomb Library

Nancy Topete
916-734-7353 ntopete@ucdavis.edu

Our program’s core curriculum series consists of weekly teaching sessions (both lecture and interactive sessions) for residents based on a  two-year curriculum. This is a comprehensive course covering aspects of clinical and basic science topics related to orthopaedics. The basic science curriculum also incorporates an anatomy program, with weekly sessions held during  in the Spring each year.

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds are held  weekly on Tuesday mornings from 7am to 8am.  This lecture series is designed for physicians, researchers, residents, fellows, medical and nursing students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants. CME credit is available for those who attend. 

To receive our monthly flyer or for more information, please contact Maggie Allen at: 916-734-4025 or malallen@ucdavis.edu.

This symposium, held annually in June, focuses on a series of papers presented by chief residents regarding their clinical and laboratory research. The symposium also features internationally renowned visiting professors and is coupled with case presentations/discussions, featuring a Clinical Challenges panel and visiting professors as well as presentations from our Resident and Fellow alumni.

2021 program (PDF)

2020 program (PDF) 

2019 program (PDF)

This monthly conference is typically held on the last Tuesday of each month from 7am to 8am This forum is a unique opportunity to hear the latest orthopaedic surgery treatments and cutting-edge research as well as presentations and discussions of complications during surgical cases.