Teaching rounds are conducted daily in the Newborn Critical Care Center. Attending responsibility is shared among members of the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine faculty.
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Division Meetings
The Division holds weekly meetings that include:
- Journal Club
- Research seminars by division members
- Clinical management seminars
- Business meetings to discuss administrative issues of the division and the Newborn Critical Care Center
- Quality assurance, and
- Mortality/morbidity review
The fellows’ conference is a weekly meeting planned by the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellows, which includes members of the division and guest lecturers. Meetings cover subspecialty topics, selected topics of clinical interest, ethics, administration, statistics, and clinical study design.
Fellows engage in daily neonatal X-ray reviews with faculty from pediatric radiology.
Perinatal Care Conference
The weekly Perinatal care conference features discussions about patient care issues by specialists from maternal-fetal medicine, pediatrics and surgery focused on patients referred to the UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health.
Approximately 20 percent of the cases reviewed at the weekly pediatric pathology conference are neonatal.
Other departmental conferences include grand rounds, airway conference, congenital heart disease conference, ECMO conference, subspecialty conferences, and departmental teaching conferences.
Basic Science Seminars and Conferences
Opportunities in various areas are available to fellows participating in basic science research.
Core Curriculum for Pediatric Fellows
The yearly seminar series for all pediatric fellows is intended to facilitate interaction among pediatric fellows and cover content areas that are common to all subspecialty residents. Seminars include a variety of pertinent topics including: Starting Out in Research; Presenting Research; How to be an Effective Teacher; How to Find a Job; Communicating with Families; and others.