Quality Improvement Conference
Quality Improvement (QI) Conference is held every other month, usually on Monday evenings, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The agenda is set by the QI chair in conjunction with the Quality Resource Management staff. This allows the residents to participate in a forum to gain experience in professionalism and systems-based practice.
Orthopaedic Research Committee
The Orthopaedic Research Committee is held as scheduled by the research committee and research faculty, and usually occurs every month as an add-on part of Basic Science Conference. The content includes discussions on research ideas, hypothesis testing, methods and techniques of critical reading of the literature.
Research Meetings are held once a week. Under staff supervision, the resident will critically analyze research papers. The educational objectives are to enable the learner to:
- locate appraise and use evidence from scientific studies,
- apply knowledge of study designs and statistical methods, and
- use information technology to access medical information to support their own education.
The resident on research and/or basic science rotation meets one-on-one with a faculty member on a weekly basis.