Sneak Peek at our Residents Activities
The annual Department of Medicine Banquet is held at Creighton University Harper Center. As you can see below, it's a time that we can enjoy each other, say farewell to the seniors, and have a good laugh at Dr Fox's infamous "As the Stomach Turns".
Our protected educational time is daily from noon to 2pm. After noon conference we hold "PM report", which is similar to "Morning Report" you will see at other institutions. We hold our sessions in the afternoon because it does not interfere with pre-rounding and most residents are relaxed and ready to learn once their morning rounds are over and new admissions are taken care of.
Below you can see one of our weekly board review sessions, where we utilize an interactive technology for participation--each resident gets a remote key pad to answer questions, and the group results are shown so we can focus on why certain answers are tempting but incorrect.
We are a social group of internists! During the every season you will always find a resident get-together.
At the end of intern year, we take time to focus on our new supervisors. Our soon-to-be second years attend a two day retreat centered on effective ways to run a ward team, teach medical students, deal with difficult situations, and become a cohesive PGY2 class. Below is a photo of the 2011 class at their supervisor retreat.
Few (if any) of us are Olympic athletes...but we still love to play ball games! Faculty and residents all get together for biannual softball and cricket along with a barbeque. We also have groups that play soccer and tennis.
As medical education becomes more of a science, we are proudly keeping up with the technology. We have a brand new simulation series where medical students and residents enjoy realistic learning models of arthrocentesis, intubation, central lines, and much more.
Our residents are encouraged to present at a local, regional, or national meeting. Many of us have been accepted to SGIM, ACP, and AMA meetings. Everyone has annual education leave for these events.