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Training Conferences & Rounds

Conference & Rounds Details:

Attending Rounds

Attending rounds are made daily on each of the five services (YNHH General ID, YNHH Transplant ID, YNHH Smilow ID, VA, and SRC) by one member of the faculty with the assigned fellow, residents and medical students.

Infectious Disease Conference

Boyer Center (Wednesday, 12 - 1 p.m.). This well attended interactive weekly conference is organized by the Infectious Diseases Section fellows. The conference is designed to provide in-depth discussion by individuals and a featured faculty panel of pathogenic mechanisms, diagnosis and treatment of diseases manifested by two specially selected patients recently seen by members of the faculty and fellows. This conference is available through Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Didactic Clinical Conference

Boyer Center (Wednesday, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.). This is a weekly conference designed to review selected clinical topics in a didactic format. ID faculty members and guest speakers give state of the art clinical talks of most relevance to the education of ID fellows. This conference is available through Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Microbiology Lab Rounds

(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 11 a.m.): All four YNHH ID teams conduct rounds in the clinical microbiology laboratory reviewing important case material with the director David Peaper, MD. Similar rounds occur once weekly at the Connecticut VA Healthcare System. These rounds are available via Zoom as well as in person during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Microbial Pathogenesis Seminar Series

This seminar series is held weekly at Yale and is jointly sponsored by the Section of Infectious Diseases and the Section of Microbial Pathogenesis. Outside speakers present at approximately 2/3 of the seminars. On the remaining dates, fellows and students from Infectious Diseases and Microbial Pathogenesis present their research.

Clinical Journal Club

Presentations by both a fellow and a faculty member are held monthly to review pertinent current articles in infectious diseases and related disciplines.

Research Conference

TAC Building. This conference occurs weekly during the academic year and covers research topics in infectious diseases and HIV.

Other Conferences

There are a wide variety of clinical and basic research conferences in other divisions and departments at Yale School of Medicine which may be attended by fellows in all years of fellowship.