Theme Day Samples, 2013/14 Academic Year

By way of example, two recent theme day schedules are detailed below. Additional theme days in the 2013/2014 academic year include: psychosocial medicine, pain and addiction medicine, quality improvement, health care systems (local and national), infectious disease, endocrine-bone disease, practice management, renal disease, rheumatology, ultrasound training, medical education, and primary care dermatology.

Rheumatology Theme Day

Time Topic
7:30am Evidenced Based Physical Exam Interactive Lecture by medicine attending
8:30am Medical Grand Rounds
9:45am Field trip to physical therapy office - hands on experiential
11:00am Ambulatory Morning Reporet: A case-based interactive hour focused on a recent rheumatology case, presented by a resident, presided by core faculty
12:00pm Tumor Board: Join Medicine/Surgery case-based discussion on 1-2 cancer cases
1:00pm Experiential Learning with Rheumatology Patients led by rheumatology attending
3:00pm Shoulder injection workshop led by core faculty

Practice Management Theme Day

Time Topic
8:30am Managing Patients in an Accountable Care Organization - Case Discussions. Value-Based Care, Sharing Saving Program and ACO's - role of the PC Physician Led by the President of the New Haven Community Medical Group Partner, Quinnipiac Medical of Branford
10:30am Informal Q&A and Break
11:00am Ambulatory Morning Report: A case-based interactive hour focused on a recent outpatient case, presented by a resident, presided by core faculty
12:00pm The Affirodable Care Act - Nut and Bolts - Led by a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar and Lunch
1:00pm Patient Centered Medical Home Facilitated by the Director of Clinical Integration and Performance Improvement, YNHHS
1:45pm Outpatient Practice Considerations Led by the Director of Practice Development, NEMG
2:30pm The Evolving Healthcare Landscape; Perspective from the Hospital Led by the Sr. Vice Present, Patient Safety and Quality, Associate Chief of Staff, YNHH
3:15pm Informal Q&A and Break
3:30pm Job Search - Transition from Residency to Practice Led by a Physician Recruiter, NEMG
4:15pm Debrief and Evaluation