Meetings and Conferences

​​Fellows Focused ...

Our teaching program is dedicated to producing the finest academically trained neonatal clinicians through a combination of rigorous clinical rotations, didactic and interactive learning. One of our differentiating methods are half and full day protected learning each Wednesday provided for all our fellows. These weekly conferences include journal club and manuscript reviews, clinical intake rounds, reviews of evidence-based medicine, board review sessions, and bedside teaching. Each week, we discuss the clinical research agenda of the unit including the research activities and updates of the fellows. The latter are performed in both a formal and informal manner. 

Continuing Education for All Division Members ...

We strongly encourage our faculty and staff to attend the many weekly, monthly, and annual conference supported by the division, as well as, those providing important educational benefits to further our purpose of providing the best care to our patients.

Conferences supported by the Department of Pediatrics and Division of Neonatology include:

  1. Bedside-to-Bench rounds: conducted by Dr. Evan Snyder, a faculty member and head of the Regenerative Stem Cell Program at the Sandford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute.
  2. Follow Up Conference: with the team from High Risk Infant Follow-Up Program.
  3. Clinical Case presentations: highlight difficult cases by fellows.
  4. Placental pathology conference: led by placental scientist Dr. Mana Parast.
  5. Morbidity and Mortality review: chaired by Dr. Jae Kim.
  6. Cardiology rounds: Tues afternoons with Dr. Serena Sah, Thursday mornings at Rady Children's.
  7. Neuroradiology rounds: Monday afternoons with Dr. Julie Bykowski.
  8. Neonatal video resuscitation review (bi-monthly): a recognized quality improvement activity of the UCSD Medical Center during where we review videos of resuscitations performed in the last two weeks. This experience allows all members of the resuscitation team to further develop resuscitation skills and discuss procedures and team activities.
  9. Perinatal conference is a multidisciplinary meeting held in collaboration with the fetal diagnostic center. This allows the team to review all current high-risk pregnancies and discuss possible management strategies. Fellows are active participants in these rounds.
  10. Pediatric Gra​​nd Rounds​ - weekly lecture series
  11. Children's Health and Education Research Seminars​ - weekly lecture series
  12. Annual Pediatric Faculty Research Symposium​​​​