Educational Conferences occur daily and are a major component of our fellowship program. In addition to lecture-style teaching many of our conferences are designed for interactivity and discussion. Contributing to these discussions helps elucidate processes of patient evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment that are crucial skills for fellows to learn.

 In addition to our ongoing conference series, a number of additional educational workshops are offered to our fellows. Below are examples of these, as well as an example schedule of the types of daily conferences held throughout the year:

 New Fellow Two-Week Orientation to Pulmonary/Critical Care Basics

  • Intensivist-Directed Bedside Ultrasound (IBUS) Course
  • Difficult Airway Course
  • Southeastern Introduction to Bronchoscopy Course @ Duke University
  • Advanced Bronchoscopy Course @ Wake Forest Baptist Health
  • Human Anatomy Lab Chest Dissection
  • Bronchoscopy Simulator Curriculum @ VA

 Example Yearly Conference Structure

July-August, Noon-1pm each day: Combined Critical Care/Pulmonary Introductory Lecture Series

September – June (Noon-1pm):


  • Pulmonary Critical Care Grand Rounds


  • Pulmonary Clinicopathological Conference
  • Critical Care Case Conference
  • Radiology Conference
  • Pulmonary Core Curriculum
  • Critical Care Shared Curriculum


  • Morbidity & Mortality Conference
  • Pulmonary Journal Club
  • Critical Care Journal Club
  • Professor’s Rounds
  • Research Fellow Presentations




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