CONFERENCES

 

Core Curriculum-Weekly on Wednesdays

An introductory core lecture series is given by the faculty at the start of each academic year.  Fellows actively participate in preparing and presenting core curriculum topics under the supervision of a faculty mentor who also facilitates discussion and teaching during these sessions.

GI Board Review-Weekly on Fridays

This interactive conference provides a broad review to help prepare for the GI certification examination and individual topics where fellows feel the need for more focus to understand better.    

 

 

GI/Liver Pathology Conference-Monthly on 2nd Wednesday

This conference provides an overview in gastrointestinal and liver pathology.  This conference is led by a pathologist at Community Regional Medical Center who reviews the histologic features and pathology findings of gastrointestinal and liver disorders.


GI Radiology Conference-Monthly on 3rd Thursday

This conference provides an avenue for fellows to review interesting radiographic images on their patients with faculty from the Department of Radiology and stimulate discussions on the interpretation and appropriate use of radiographic studies.

 

Surgery Conference-Monthly on 4th Thursday

This conference provides an opportunity for fellows to discuss and understand the surgical management and outcomes of their patients and the role of surgical care in gastroenterology and hepatology with faculty from the Department of Surgery.

 

 

Hepatobiliary and GI Oncology Multidisciplinary Conference-Weekly on Thursdays

This conference brings together a multidisciplinary team from gastroenterology, surgery, oncology, radiation oncology, radiology, and pathology to discuss and plan the management of patients with hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal malignancies.


Journal Club-Monthly

Journal Club reviews the latest practice-changing publications and focuses on how to critically analyze a journal article and apply evidenced-based medicine.

 

 

Morbidity and Mortality Conference-Monthly

M&M conference focuses on improving clinical outcomes and avoiding future pitfalls by reviewing cases with adverse events in a forum that promotes professionalism and ethical integrity.

 

Research and Quality Improvement Conference-Quarterly

Research & Quality Improvement Conference provides a venue to develop and promote clinical research and quality improvement projects within the division.

Valley Gut Club

Valley Gut Club is a CME program organized by the division where visiting scholars and national leaders are invited to interact with and stimulate new thoughts and ideas among fellows, faculty, and community gastroenterologists and physicians.

Medicine Grand Rounds

UCSF Fresno faculty and visiting professors present the latest advances and research in clinical medicine.