ID Unit Core Lectures

These are lectures given by the inpatient ID consult attendings to the Infectious Disease consult team which is usually composed of a medical resident, a medical student, a pharmacy resident, and the ID fellow.

Goal: To introduce the team to general infectious disease topics such as HIV/AIDS, Endocarditis, Urinary Tract Infections, Skin and Soft tissue infections, Neutropenic fever, Antibiotics, among others.

Objective: To discuss various infectious disease topics relevant to the members of the Infectious Disease consult team.

Frequency: Four times per week

Format: Hour long didactic lecture or discussion

UVM Medical Center GME Core Competencies

Goal: To help the fellow become well-rounded in patient care and clinical practice issues

Objective: Lectures will be given concerning:

  • Cultural diversity
  • Physician impairment and recovery
  • Clinical genetics
  • Ethics and end of life decisions
  • Errors in Medicine
  • Sizing up Medical Practice Business
  • Contract negotiations
  • Pain management
  • Domestic violence
  • Compliance

Frequency: Workshops scheduled quarterly