Pediatric Chair's Friday For​um

Pediatric Chair's Friday Forum will return October 2020

The Pediatric Chair's Friday Forum is a weekly interactive conference held October-June that is facilitated by faculty and residents. It is structured to have rotating themed-forums, with emphasis on various clinical and academic skills.

Time: Noon- 1 p.m.

  • Week 1- Clinical Reasoning (10/4, 11/1, 12/6, 1/10, 2/7, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, 6/5)
  • Week 2- Evidence-Based Medicine (10/11, 11/8, 12/13, 1/17, 2/14, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, 6/12)
  • Week 3- Morbidity and Mortality (10/18, 11/22,12/20, 1/24, 2/21, 3/20, 4/17, 5/15, 6/19)
  • Week 4- Research in Progress (10/25, 1/31, 5/22, 6/26)
  • Week 5- Ethics (9/27, 11/15, 2/28, 5/29)

Target Audience
Department of Pediatrics and School of Medicine faculty, community pediatricians, fellows, residents, and students are welcome to attend this weekly interactive session to enhance their critical thinking skills in give designated forums.

Course Objectives
Pediatric Chair's Friday Forum is designed to promote learning and participation in an academic setting. Its overall objectives are to instill life-long learning practices for participants and to further develop critical thinking skills essential to the practice of medicine and translational science.