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Jim Davis

Steven Foster, DO, FAAP

Program Director

We emphasize academic excellence in a supportive family environment that encourages personal growth and diverse clinical experiences.

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Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning

  • Dedicated teaching – see calendar for details 
    • Morning report schedules
      • While in clinic, residents present evidence-based case discussions most days of the week, usually led by the clinic senior. This occurs from 8-8:30.
      • Our residents gather together from 8-8:30am most days fo the week. They present evidence-based discussions or other relevant teachings with guidance from the faculty.
    • Weekly Friday morning teaching for all residents – rotation of Journal Club, M&M Conference, Community Medicine, Case Conference and Adolescence Medicine
    • One afternoon per week is also spent dedicated to academic learning, including the primary care Yale curriculum, small group workshops, simulation training, didactic sessions from faculty, dedicated board review, monthly Collaborative Office Rounds with our Child Psychiatry team, community guest speakers, visiting faculty, faculty from other departments, and more.
  • Other important educational conferences:
    • Monthly Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality Conference presented by Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Genetics, Neonatology, and other OB-GYN faculty
    • Monthly joint Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine morning conference, presented by one senior from each department regarding a case relevant to both departments
    • Monthly Pediatric Grand Rounds presented by a variety of faculty
  • Other opportunities: