UCDMC Core Curriculum Conference

During the Tuesday didactics (3 hours), part of which includes the adjunct faculty, the core curriculum is presented in a 2-year rotation of topics to cover the ABAI/ACGME outline including

  • Case Conferences (Fellows present an interesting case and summary of pertinent literature.
  • Journal Clubs
  • Fellow presentations on medication used in A/I (pharmacology, indications, adverse reactions, products available in the USA)
  • Invited speakers for pertinent topics- In person or zoom; recorded presentations from AAAAI/ACAAI Virtual Annual meeting topics, or ACAAI COLA videos.
  • Targeted review of assigned reading from Abbas immunology text, Middleton’s Allergy (or Allergy Essentials), cases from several case-based immunology texts
  • Board Review

Fellows’ College

This interdisciplinary conference will include all pediatric subspecialty fellows. Faculty and staff from varying disciplines will cover non-clinical skills such as teaching skills, professionalism, ethics, cultural diversity, systems-based practice, quality improvement, career development, etc. It will also provide a forum for collegiality between fellows of different disciplines.

Other Divisional/Departmental conferences

Pediatric Grand Rounds (weekly)

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Introduction to Clinical Research Course:

An intensive 2-week UC Davis course held annually in September covering clinical research methods; designed to meet the core curriculum in scholarly activities set forth by the ABP and ACGME. To be completed in the second year of fellowship, but fellows may be given permission to enroll in the first year if able to identify and initiate a research project early in fellowship.

Resident Educational Conferences

Fellows will participate in pertinent pediatric or internal medicine resident conferences when invited or interested, including Resident Morning Report, Journal Club, Morbidity and Mortality, and Case Management Rounds that pertain to critical care patients or topics.

Fundamentals of Healthcare Quality Improvement Workshop

Fellows will participate in this two-day workshop once during their fellowship, which teaches healthcare professionals the fundamentals of design and implementation of quality improvement projects and initiatives.