Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Educational Conferences

Fellows’ Conference: Please see this year’s schedule included. In addition to discussions with PEM, EM and subspecialty faculty, there are EBM literature reviews, PICU case conferences, M&M, Mock Code/Simulations, Ultrasound, Board prep question book, PREP E-Med and research conferences.

Fellows Common Curriculum Retreats: Bi-annual afternoon meeting for all Peds fellows on a variety of topics, including scholarly projects and publications, oral presentations, QI and teaching topics.

PEM Journal Club: Now run by the fellows by the choice of the fellows! Each fellow organizes and presents a journal club once a year on a topic of their choosing. Most relevant ones relate to their personal research project, QI project or a question generated from M&M etc. Specialists from other disciplines often attend; a testimony to collaborative efforts.

M&M: Quarterly, multi-disciplinary conferences presented by fellows with QI focus.

EM Lecture series: Every Thursday morning with one conference the month dedicated to Pediatric EM.
Other opportunities include ACLS, Pig Lab for procedures, EKG interpretation series, U/S etc.

PEM/Radiology Conference: Every third month to review interesting radiology cases from our ED with an outstanding Peds Radiology faculty member.

Pediatric Grand Rounds and Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds: weekly and monthly, respectively

Sim Lab: Coordinated by Dr. Amanda Price with a focus on curriculum development of your own sim case annually. Also, EM residents meet monthly with their faculty for procedure training.  Endless opportunities for research and teaching in addition to teaching resuscitation, teaches procedures, communication and teamwork.

Ultrasound: Hands on learning with open invitation to ultrasound conferences with ultrasound fellows and faculty.

Difficult Airway Course: One day intensive course using case scenarios for teaching, coordinated by EM
faculty in the Simulation Center

Evidenced-Based Medicine: Online course for all Pediatric Fellows. Incorporated into Fellows’
conference, journal club, clinical activities and teaching.

Fellows Teaching Course: Offered through Graduate Medical Education for all Pediatric Fellows. Opportunity for certification as Clinician-Educator or Masters of Education through the College of Charleston.

Quality Improvement:  Institute for Healthcare Improvement Quality Improvement and Patient Safety courses available free to MUSC employees and excellent source of general education. Many fellows opt to complete the QI Certification from IHI and do electives with Children’s Hospital experts in the field.

Research: Options include auditing classes within the Masters in Clinical Research or online courses titled, Introduction to Clinical Research and Biostats for PEM Providers.

Other educational conferences offered at MUSC focus on Diversity, Professionalism, Ethics, Mentoring and Teaching.