In addition to clinical rotations, fellows are given a rigorous conference schedule, including weekly didactic conferences for key topics in pulmonary and critical care medicine as well as case conferences for unique or classic pathologies. Fellows are also asked to present at several research related conferences throughout the year, including the Pulmonary and Critical Care Basic and Translational Research Conference as well as the Briscoe Lung Club.
Pulmonary and Critical Care Basic and Translational Research Conference
Weekly conference with research in progress presentations alternating with PCCM Grand Rounds with both internal and external speakers as well as trainees. Opportunity for junior trainees to interact with potential mentors and for more senior trainees to receive feedback from senior researchers.
Core Curriculum Series in Pulmonary Medicine
A lecture series on the core topics in pulmonary medicine taught by members of the pulmonary division, as well as other departments including radiology, pathology, and infectious diseases, among others.
Core Curriculum Series in Critical Care
A joint critical care lecture series attended by critical care fellows and faculty from departments of Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Anesthesia, Burns, and Surgery.
MICU Case Conference
A weekly informal conference where fellows and attendings in the MICU discuss noteworthy or educational cases as well as practical lessons in the management of critically ill patients.
Thoracic Tumor Board
A multidisciplinary conference where pulmonologists, radiologists, thoracic surgeons, oncologists, and radiation oncologists meet to discuss diagnosis and management of patients with pulmonary nodules and thoracic malignancies.
Medicine Grand Rounds
Biweekly, Monthly, or Annual Conferences
Critical Care Grand Rounds
Pulmonary Case Conference
A biweekly conference where fellows and faculty present ongoing cases on the consult service or in the outpatient practice.
Pulmonary Clinical Radiology Pathology Case Conference
A monthly conference where fellows present unique or educational cases over the last month. Our dedicated thoracic radiologists and pathologists then discuss the pertinent radiology and pathology findings.
Interstitial Lung Disease Multidisciplinary Discussion Conference
Multidisciplinary discussion is considered the gold standard for diagnosis of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia. Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center host a monthly joint multidisciplinary discussion group of clinicians, radiologists and pathologists specializing in interstitial lung disease. Clinicians present the history of new cases of interstitial lung disease while radiologists and pathologists discuss the pertinent imaging and biopsy findings.
Fellows Journal Club
A monthly journal club where fellows review recent key literature in pulmonary and critical care medicine.
New York Joint Case Conference (Bimonthly)
A bimonthly case conference attended by fellows from other pulmonary/critical care fellowships throughout New York City.
Briscoe Lung Club (Quarterly)
A quarterly research conference attended by academic centers throughout the New York metropolitan area. Investigators are invited to share their work to foster feedback and collaboration between institutions.
Weill Cornell Medicine – Royal Brompton Hospital/National Heart Lung Institute-Imperial College London Annual Research Conference
An annual meeting established in 2016 as a joint collaboration between Weill Cornell Medicine and the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, UK. The two institutions take turns hosting a two day conference where senior and junior researchers present their current work to foster interinstitutional communication and collaboration. The Royal Brompton Hospital, with its academic collaboration with the National Heart Lung Institute at Imperial College London, is one of the premier leaders in the field of pulmonary research.