Conferences

Resident Didactic ICU Conference

Basic CCM topics are presented by our CCM faculty or fellows to the residents/students on the rotation.

  • When: Mon - Fri
  • Where: HD 202 D2 Conference Room
  • Time: 8:00 - 8:30 am

Trauma SICU Multidisciplinary Conference

A weekly teaching conference sponsored by the Trauma Surgical ICU service. General and specialized topics are presented by faculty and fellows, and from representatives from other disciplines.

  • When: Friday
  • Where: Radiology Conference Rm S-084, Grant Building
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Fellow's CCM Didactic Conference

Weekly conference taught by Medical School faculty (CCM faculty and other invited faculty) primarily for the Fellows in training. Topics covered include those proscribed by the ABA and ABIM for comprehensive training in Critical Care Medicine.

  • When: Thursday
  • Where: Anesthesia Conference Rm H3565 *
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

CCM Specialty Conference

February 26, 2006 marked the beginning of the first monthly CCM Specialty conference at Stanford University, with participation from Adult Med-Surg services at Stanford and the Palo Alto Veterans Hospital, Pediatric ICU service at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital, as well as Cardio-Thoracic, and Neuro critical care services. In 2014 we welcomed participation from the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center's SICU and MICU services as well as the Stanford Obstetrics and PACU services. In 2016, we added participation from the Ethics and Psychiatry services.

  • When: 3rd Tuessday (occasionally on 4th) of the each block rotation beginning Block 2
  • Where: Anesthesia Conference Rm H3565
  • Food: yes
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Emergency Medicine/Critical Care Medicine Conference

August 20, 2008, marked the beginning of the first monthly joint conference with the Emergency Medicine department and is indicative of the ongoing evolution and cross-bridging between these two specialties. This conference is the brainchild of Dr. Tsuyoshi Mitarai (Stanford CCM fellow 2006-08). That year (2008) was also significant as we for the first time had 3 EM-trained fellows, two double-boarded (EM-Med, EM-Anes), as well as our first EM-only trained fellow.

  • When: third Wednesday of the month
  • Where: Neurology Conference Rm H3150
  • Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

CCM Journal Club Conference

Monthly meeting at held at Il Fornaio Restaurant, Palo Alto where one of the fellows delivers a formal presentation of an important journal article and appropriate critique. Excellent food and enlightening discussion between attendings and fellows is a highlight of this educational event.

  • When: 2nd Thursday of the month
  • Where: IL Fornaio Restaurant, Palo Alto
  • Time: 6:30 ~ 9:00 pm

Mortality/Morbidity Conference

Fellows on service at the Stanford Med-Surg ICU present complicated cases from the current block rotation.

  • When: last Wednesday (usually) of the rotation
  • Where: Anesthesia Conference Rm H3565 *
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Transesophageal Echocardiography Lecture Series

A set of introductory and advanced lectures are presented by Cardiac Anesthesia faculty on TEE. These educational events supplement the online and bedside instruction in TTE.

  • When: Monthly, beginning in August (see postings of exact dates)
  • Where: Anesthesia Library
  • Time: 6:00- 7:00 pm

ICU Echo Rounds

This new conference was started in 2012 to provide a format for presenting case examples where echo images were used for diagnosis, treatment or monitoring. Fellows involved with Echo instruction present in this conference with CCM faculty.

  • When: Monthly
  • Where: Anesthesia Conference Rm H3565 *
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

The Schwartz Center Rounds

A monthly, multidisciplinary forum where clinical caregivers discuss emotional and social issues that arise in caring for patients. This conference was started at Stanford by one of our CCM faculty, Dr. Sara Nikravan, and is modelled after similar conferences held across the country.

  • When: Montlhy
  • Where: Li Ka Shing Center, LKSC 120
  • Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm

National Conferences