There are one AP Journal Club and one CP Journal Club per month. Both residents
rotate presenting at journal clubs, with coverage of the various sub-specialty areas in AP and CP. A detailed description of Journal Club structure is provided in an appended document. Briefly, the purposes of journal club are:
- 1)Provide training and experience for residents and fellows in the critical review of the medical literature (Practice Based Learning and Improvement).
- 2)Provide a department-wide, division-focused forum for presenting new and interesting information in the various sub-disciplines of pathology (Medical Knowledge).
- 3)Provide residents and fellows experience in giving oral presentations in a formal conference setting (Interpersonal and Communication Skills).
- 4)Provide a forum for cross-disciplinary conversation within the pathology department to help encourage the development of research projects