Conferences | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Our residency provides flexible learning options for our residents and students. We cater to passionate individuals who need flexibility in their lives, yet still prioritize receiving a high-value education. Due to our adaptable study options, those enrolled at TTU Internal Medicine Residency Lubbock get the opportunity to progress through educational offerings at the pace that works best for them utilizing this interactive web page.

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Conferences

  • Board Review Strategies Emphasis is on board testing techniques and review of multiple choice questions.
  • House Staff Meeting is a monthly meeting of all TTUHSC residents sponsored by the office of GME. This meeting serves to update house staff on important institutional issues. Elected officers of the house staff serve as liaisons on many institutional committees.
  • Morning Report A case is prepared by a resident in advance of the conference. Emphasis is placed on oral presentation, work-up, and differential diagnosis. The resident delivers a brief, updated aspect of the presentation topic.
  • Business of Medicine Emphasis on billing and system based practices of clinical internal medicine.
  • Patient Safety Cased-based medical conference that emphasizes challenges or adverse outcomes associated with system interactions in medical care.
  • Journal Club Residents discuss selected articles. Emphasis is on commentary and critical appraisal of the literature.
  • Grand Rounds These are conducted by the Department of Medicine and other institutional faculty as well as visiting professors. Topics include advances in basic and clinical knowledge in many fields on Internal Medicine.
  • Morbidity and Mortality is a noon conference series where third year residents present specific cases for presentation under the supervision of a faculty member.
  • Subspecialty Conference Each subspecialty division is assigned to a particular month (e.g. Hematology/ Oncology in March) and faculty from that subspecialty gives a series of 3 to 4 case-based, interactive conferences.