1:30PM – 2:30PM Fellows’ Conference:
Usually either a lecture given by an endocrine faculty member or by an invited speaker from a different division. Held on every Tuesday afternoon throughout the year for all fellows. Additionally, approximately once monthly fellows also participate in board review and discussion sessions focused on specific areas within endocrinology led by a faculty member.
3PM – 5PM Conference(s):
This conference serves as our divisional grand rounds as well as an opportunity to discuss and learn about interesting cases. Fellows participate weekly both as speakers as well as attendants during this protected educational time. The 3-4pm session is typically given by an invited speaker with a focused clinical or research topic, and the 4-5pm session is set for case discussions.
Additionally, the second Tuesday of every month is spent as a combined conference with rotation between UIC, Rush Hospital and Stroger/Cook Counter Hospital
Wednesday Conference(s) for Clinical/Research Fellows but Clinical Fellows Can attend
12:00PM – 1:00PM Journal Club:
Meeting hosted by Division Chief to present and discuss journal articles and prominent research. This conference is for research/clinical fellows, but clinical fellows can attend if they want.
1:00PM – 2:00PM Thyroid Tumor Cancer Board:
Third Thursday of the month, to discuss specialized cases. Times and locations can vary.
Annual Diabetes & Obesity Day: hosted by Dr. Unterman to present and discuss journal articles and prominent research on the second Tuesday of October.
Department of Medicine Scholarly Activities Day: Hosted annually