Conferences

CCM Fellowship Calendar of Events

Didactic Lectures

*Due to COVID-19, all conferences will be held virtually via Zoom and workshops may be postponed until further notice.
 

Fellow's CCM Didactic Conference

Weekly conference taught by Medical School faculty (CCM faculty and other invited subspecialty faculty) 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 Journal Club Conference

Monthly meeting where one of the fellows delivers a formal presentation of an important journal article and appropriate critique.  Enlightening discussion between attendings and fellows is a highlight of this educational event.

Normally held at Il Fornaio Restaurant, Palo Alto where, which we hope in the future can continue.

  • 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 Medical-Surgical ICU present morbidity and mortality data from the current block rotation. The fellow incorporates skills learned through the quality improvement training including root cause analysis, fishbone diagrams, and needs assessments to improve patient care at Stanford Hospital. Key teaching points and a case presentation are provided to enhance the education of the MSICU teams (residents, students, fellows, and attendings).

  • When: Last Tuesday of every block rotation 
  • Where: Anesthesia Conference Rm H3565* 
  • Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

 

ICU Echo Rounds

CCM Specialty Conferences include a number of lectures such as Wellness Sessions, Combined BMT/ICU M&M, Leadership & Professionalism talks and a multitude of other educational lectures.

  • When: Monthly on a Tuesday (usually) 
  • Where: Anesthesia Conference Rm H3565*
  • Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

CCM Specialty Conference

CCM Specialty Conferences include a number of lectures such as Wellness Sessions, Combined BMT/ICU M&M, Leadership & Professionalism talks and a multitude of other educational lectures.

  • When: Monthly on a Tuesday (usually) 
  • Where: Anesthesia Conference Rm H3565*
  • Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

CCM Fellowship Workshops

Introductory workshops in various aspects of CCM, including Airway skills (basic and advanced; including LMA, Aintree rescue, surgical airway techniques, etc.), Ultrasound Vascular Access (venous and arterial access including femoral/axillary sites, and use of needle guides with ultrasound), and Critical Care Focused Ultrasound, TTE and TEE. Educational techniques include task trainers, mannequins, simulation, and human models. A basic introductory workshop at the beginning of the year is provided and boot camp workshops are conducted throughout the year.

  • When: Monthly
  • Where: Li Ka Shing Center, LKSC 005*

Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Conferences

Stanford University Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine hosts a variety of educational conferences. Most notably the fellowship didactic lecture series on Friday morning and the Friday afternoon PCCM Grand Round lecture series provides additional learning opportunities for the CCM fellows.

  • When: Wednesday and Friday, weekly 
  • Where: H3150 Neurology Conference Room* 
  • Time: 7-8 am (Fri) and 1-2pm (Wed and Fri)

 

Resident Didactic ICU Conference

Basic CCM topics are presented by our CCM faculty or fellows to the residents/students on the rotation. Fellows may attend to learn basics as well as to appreciate different faculty styles of instruction, use of instructional media, audience participation, oral delivery and unique ways of dealing with the subject matter. Fellows are encouraged to develop several of their own lectures on basic topics relevant to CCM during their fellowship and formative feedback on teaching skills will be provided.

  • When: Monday , Wednesday, and Friday
  • Where: HD 202 D2 Conference Room*
  • Time: 12:30 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 #119). More information for recent emergency medicine critical care education conferences can be found on their education website:  http://emed.stanford.edu/specialized-programs/critical-care-medicine.html

  • When: Quarterly, third Wednesday of the month 
  • Where: LKSC*
  • Time: 10:30-11:30 am

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 introduced to Stanford in 2013 under the guidance of one of our CCM faculty alumni, Dr. Sara Nikravan (Stanford CCM #149), and is modelled after similar conferences held across the country.

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

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