didactics prepare fellows for the Boards and for their future careers. The
conference series have been developed to optimize adults’ specific learning
styles and to provide a solid foundation for each fellow’s individual career
plans. Key elements are listed below:
Core Conference: Faculty
present core topics for board review
fellow-led discussion of challenging cases
Club: interdisciplinary conference where clinical
and research faculty and fellows critically appraise current literature
the Aging Center’s “Grand Rounds,” these highlight emerging scientific
the Department of Internal Medicine offers this series introducing IM specialty
fellows to the resources at Wake Forest while
reviewing the nuts and bolts of research.
Director Leadership Series: This
special series reviews core topics in Medical Directorship in the long term
care setting, including
financing, quality improvement, and policy.
New for the 2015-2016 year, this series provides training in the approach to teaching
in clinical and classroom settings.
Opportunities to teach abound in the
inpatient, ambulatory, and long term care settings.