Conference Goals and Objectives
GI Multidisciplinary Conference (1)
Tuesdays from 4:30pm-5:30pm
First Tuesday of every month
Format: Links to the week’s articles will be sent to attendees prior to the session. One attending and one fellow each present two articles – one as a summary review, and the other for in-depth discussion.
Core Curriculum Conference
All other Tuesdays of the month
This conference enables fellows to:
– explain pathophysiology as it relates to the particular organ system/disease process in gastroenterology, and
– describe the clinical correlation of the organ system/disease process.
Other sessions not relating specifically to AGA core curriculum topics include: GI coding, billing and compliance, Olympus in-service demonstrations and training, UNC Meaningful Use Initiative, and the Joint Commission on GI Core Measures.
New Fellow Orientation Series
GI Multidisciplinary Conference (2)
Wednesdays from 7:30am-8:30am
Clinical case conference
First and third Wednesdays of each month
- delineate the principles of gastroenterology and hepatology as illustrated by that week’s most instructive patients seen in UNC-Hospitals and clinics;
- describe the changing methods and therapies applied in the UNC setting;
- develop a habit of critical thinking through active discussion between trainees and faculty colleagues;
- provide feedback to individual practices and groups.
GI Grand Rounds
The second Tuesday of each month
Morbidity and Mortality (M & M) Conference
The fourth Wednesday of each month
Dr. Shaheen Lunch
The second Wednesday of each month, 12pm-1pm
GI Clinic Conference Room
- Dr. Shaheen hosts a closed lunch meeting with the GI fellows. Announcements are made via email.
Medicine Grand Rounds
4008 Old Clinic
(or attend via WebEx)
IBD Journal Club
The last Monday of every other month, 5pm
- Consists of in-depth group reviews of two important articles in the area of IBD. Fellows are welcome to attend but do not need to present papers, which is done by our IBD faculty members who select articles considered to be of relevance for clinical decision-making in IBD. Up to four papers are reviewed, with presentation of 5-10 minutes per paper.
Research Seminar Series
Thursdays from 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (August through May)
Tumor Board Conference
Mondays at 7:30am
Sanofi Conference room (Cancer hospital, ground floor, CG222)
- Purpose: to discuss pathology and radiologic results of patients with GI tumors.
The transplant hepatology fellow is expected to attend all of the following conferences. The liver fellow is expected to attend the conferences marked with an asterisk (*).
Transplant Hepatology Clinical Case Conference
Tuesdays from 7:15am-8am
4002 Burnett-Womack Building
- The transplant hepatology fellow presents a brief case for presentation and discussion. A hepatology faculty member will also present a brief didactic session covering topics involving hepatology and liver transplant.
- The last Tuesday of the month is substituted for Hepatology Journal Club where each hepatology faculty and transplant hepatology fellow bring articles to discuss from the major hepatology journals. Other gastroenterology fellows are welcome to attend.
The first and third Wednesday of each month from 12:30pm-1:30pm
Aventis Conference Room (Cancer Hospital, first floor)
Liver Histopathology Conference* (given by the Department of Pathology)
The second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 1:30pm-2pm
Surgical Pathology suite on the third floor (30149) of the Women’s Hospital (room 30208)
Transplant Selection Committee*
Wednesdays from 2pm-3pm
Transplant Clinic Conference Room on the 4th floor of UNC Hospital (Anderson Wing)