Protected educational conferences are held every Monday morning at Tampa General Hospital. All residents are excused from clinical duties from 7:30am to noon.
- 7:30am – 8:30am: Morbidity and Mortality Conference
- 8:45am – 9:45am: Grand Rounds/monthly journal club
- 10:00am – noon: SCORE-based case review
- 10:00am – noon: simulation/skills lab (rotating for each PGY level)
SCORE (Surgical Counsel on Resident Education – www.surgicalcore.org) is a national curriculum initiative for general surgery.
In addition, each service/rotation has, at minimum, weekly specialty teaching conferences.