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Radiology Residency Conferences

Throughout your radiology residency, you’ll benefit from a wide range of teaching activities at Mount Auburn Hospital. Count on your attending radiologists to respect your educational time and make sure you’re excused from clinical duties so you can fully participate in departmental, hospital, regional and national conferences.

Daily Conferences

Start your morning with consecutive conferences designed to help you develop the knowledge and sound judgment you need to be a practicing radiologist.

Positives Conference

Meet with attending physicians and other residents to review and discuss interesting cases from the previous day. You’ll learn how to identify relevant positive findings and construct a concise differential diagnosis based on imaging and clinical presentation. Gain experience presenting cases and get feedback from attending physicians to improve your delivery. Held daily at 7:30 a.m.

Daily Didactic Lectures

In this one-hour teaching conference, Mount Auburn Hospital radiologists present formal didactic lectures or case conferences. Each month focuses on a specific specialty of radiology, such as neuroradiology, musculoskeletal radiology or interventional radiology. Held daily at 8 a.m.

Daily Noon Conference

In this one-hour 'lunch and learn' conference, upper level Mount Auburn Hospital radiology residents reinforce the morning didactic lecture through case based teaching.

Weekly & Biweekly Conferences

Participate in these learning opportunities every week or two:

  • General Tumor Board – Present imaging during this multidisciplinary conference; held every Friday
  • Breast Tumor Board - Present cases from the Hoffman Breast Center at this weekly multidisciplinary conference
  • Journal Club – Present selected articles from current issues of Radiology, Radiographics, and American Journal of Roentgenology in this group for radiology residents and attendings; held twice monthly
  • Neuroradiology - The Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery present interesting cases to a neuroradiologist for case discussion; held every Friday.
  • Physics - Participate in weekly physics lectures held at the Brigham and Women's Hospital

Monthly Conferences

Participate in a variety of collaborative experiences each month at Mount Auburn and beyond, including:

Participate in a variety of collaborative experiences each month at Mount Auburn and beyond, including:

  • Boston Gut Club – Learn from interesting cases presented by gastrointestinal radiology leaders in the Boston area. Held at Mount Auburn
  • Emergency Medicine-Radiology Conference – Interesting case discussion with the Department of Emergency Medicine
  • GI/Surgical Conference – Interesting case discussion with the Department of Surgery
  • Mammography Continuing Medical Education Conference– Resident ‘Hot Topic’ presentation followed by didactic faculty lecture
  • New England Roentgen Ray Society (NERRS) – Learn from nationally and internationally known faculty who present topics on the most current advances in diagnostic and interventional radiology at meetings of this chapter of the American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • Neuropathology Conference – Participate in brain cutting with Brigham and Women’s neuropathologist Umberto De Girolami, MD
  • Quality Assurance Conference – Improve patient care by discussing difficult cases, complications or system-based issues in this open, non-punitive forum.
  • Radiology Grand Rounds – Learn about a wide range of topics from prominent radiologists.
  • Radiology-Pathology Correlation Conference – Hear about cases with interesting imaging and tissue diagnoses; presentations are made by first-year radiology residents and the Department of Pathology.
  • Ultrasound Continuing Medical Education Conference – Under the supervision of Alex Heffess, MD, a resident presents a lecture on a ‘Hot Topic’ in ultrasound.
  • Visiting Professors Program Didactic Lectures – Learn from radiologists affiliated with other Boston-area hospitals and medical centers.

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