Graduate Medical Education

Interns, residents and fellows training at Brigham and Women's Hospital and it’s affiliates participate in variety of training courses as they progress through their training. Course focus on both the technical and non-technical skills necessary for the chosen discipline. Many sessions focus on high-acuity, low frequency events that prepare trainees for events in the clinical setting.

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Radiology Residency Fundamentals of Interventional Radiology Course

During this course, Radiology residents will receive an introduction to basic principles of performing endovascular procedures and will gain hands-on experience with technical aspects of catheter/wire manipulation, and an understanding of angiography imaging elements.

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Anesthesia Residency PACU PICUS Assessment

This 2-week curriculum will expose anesthesia residents on their PACU rotation to three applications of point of care ultrasound: 1) Focused cardiac ultrasound (FOCUS); 2) Lung/Pleural ultrasound; 3) Abdominal ultrasound. The exams performed on the PACU rotation will count towards …

Anesthesia Resident Crisis Resource Management Course

Participants will learn to diagnose and manage acute perioperative events of various etiologies and manage these situations utilizing the framework of resource management. They will also review and practice use of the Crisis Checklists in during these events.

Anesthesiology Residency Orientation - Part 1: Drownproofing

During this course, CA-1 Anesthesia Residents will practice applying airway management procedures to clinical scenarios.

Anesthesiology Residency Orientation - Part 2: Introduction to Crisis Resource Management

During this course, CA-1 Anesthesia Residents will be introduced to principles of Crisis Resource Management.

Anesthesiology Residency Orientation: Introduction to Airway

During this course, CA-1 Anesthesia Residents will be introduced to basic airway management skills.

Anesthesiology Residency Ultrasound Course

This course is designed to introduce first year anesthesia residents to focus assessed transthoracic echo (FATE) ultrasound techniques. This course includes the use of simulators and live actors for the purpose of demonstration. Residents will be given ample opportunity to …

Anesthesiology Residency Ultrasound Course

During this course, Anesthesia residents will be introduced to and practice ultrasound exams.

Anesthesiology Transthoracic Echo (TTE) Course

During this course, a short presentation will be given to introduce the participants to the basics of transthoracic echocoardiography. Participants will have the opportunity to show their ability to obtain TTE images on healthy live models/simulator.

Cardiology Fellows Course

During this course, Cardiology Fellows will review management of Advanced Cardiac Heart Disease.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Bootcamp Aortic Valve Replacement (AVR) Course

This course will introduce Cardiothoracic residents to the proper method of aortic valve replacement.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Bootcamp ECMO Cannulation Course

During this course, Cardiothoracic Surgery Residents and Fellows will review the anatomy, principles, and techniques of cannulation during cardiac procedures requiring cardiopulmonary bypass.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Bootcamp FLS and Bronchoscopy Course

During this course, Cardiothoracic residents and fellows will practice FLS and Bronchoscopy skills.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Bootcamp Mitral Valve Replacement (MVR) Course

During this course, cardiothoracic residents and fellows will learn the overall pathology, anatomical landmarks and surgical goal of MItral Valve Replacement.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Bootcamp Nissen Fundoplication Course

During this course, participants will identify the principles, practices, and techniques of performing a Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Bootcamp Philosophy, CRM, and Team Building Course

This course will introduce Cardiothoracic residents to the concepts of crisis resource management and the importance of team building.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Bootcamp VATS Lobectomy Course

During this course, Cardiothoracic residents and fellows will learn the basic techniques of dissection, visualization, and stapling during a VATS lobectomy.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Bootcamp Vascular Anastomosis Course

During this course, participants will identify the principles, practices and techniques of performing a vascular anastomosis.

Cardiothoracic Surgery VATS Lobectomy Course

During this course, Cardiothoracic residents, fellows, and medical students will learn the basic techniques of dissection, visualization, and stapling during a VATS lobectomy.

Central Venous Catheter Training Course

This session is designed to give clinicians hands-on experience placing ultrasound guided internal jugular and subclavian catheters. Learners will first be introduced to the central line placement kits available in the hospital and instructed on proper sterile technique. A brief …

Critical Care Fellows Ultrasound Course

During this course, Critical Care Fellows will practice basic cardiac and lung ultrasound.

Dermatologic Surgery Residency Basic Surgical Concepts Course

During this course, Dermatology Residents will be introduced to basic surgical concepts including basic aseptic technique, suture types, and suture techniques.

Dermatologic Surgery Residency Elliptical Excision Course

During this course, Dermatology Residents will be introduced to an elliptical excision with layered repair.

Dermatologic Surgery Residency Suturing Techniques and Cyst Exteriorization Course

During this course, Dermatology Residents will be introduced to basic suturing techniques and cyst exteriorization.

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Surgical Skills Course

The goal of this course would be to simulate the skills required for endoscopic sinus surgery for junior otolaryngology residents, as well as, to improve the manual dexterity and skills for the senior otolaryngology residents. Through tasks on a sinus …

GI Endoscopy Course

This course will expose students and residents to GI endoscopy.

GI Fellow Minnesota Tube Course

Fellows will learn indications and contraindications to placing a Minnesota (blakemore) tube, the components of the kits, proper insertion of the tubes, and management and troubleshooting of the tubes when in place.

Geriatrics OSCE

This course is designed to introduce learners to the components of introducing and discussing the option of home hospice care in the context of progression to end-stage illness and increasing frailty.

HAEMR Airway Assessment

This is a three-station observed structured performance evaluation (OSPE) on difficult airways.

HAEMR Airway Management Course

This course will provide the PGY2 and PGY3 Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents the tools and hands on skills to perform an emergency difficult airway evaluation.

HAEMR Cardiology Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will learn how to diagnose and manage various dysrhythmias in the acute care setting.

HAEMR Communications Course

During the HAEMR Communications Course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will practice, observe, and discuss communications behaviors and skills.

HAEMR Disaster Course

Emergency Medicine Residents will gain experience utilizing biological maximum barrier precautions PPE gear.

HAEMR ENT and Opthalmology Course

Emergency Medicine residents will practice diagnostic and treatment procedures for common ENT and opthalmologic emergencies that present in the Emergency Department.

HAEMR ENT and Procedural Sedation Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will review and practice ENT procedures and procedural sedation.

HAEMR ENT and Urology Course

Emergency Medicine Residents will practice diagnostic and treatment procedures for common ENT and Urologic emergencies that present in the Emergency Department.

HAEMR GI Course

This course is designed to provide emergency medicine residents with practical learning and discussion opportunities around managing acute abdominal emergencies that they might encounter in the emergency department.

HAEMR Geriatrics Course

During this course, PGY1-4 residents in the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency will learn how to identify, diagnose, and manage common case presentations from the geriatric population.

HAEMR Intern Hazmat Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Interns will be introduced to how to select the appropriate PPE for a perceived infectious threat and practice donning and doffing procedures.

HAEMR Intern Procedural Skills Boot Camp

During this course, PGY1 Emergency Medicine interns will be introduced to core Emergency Medicine Procedures and procedure equipment.

HAEMR National SonoGames Competition Practice

During this session, participants will prepare for the National SonoGames Competition.

HAEMR Neurological Emergencies Course

During this course, Emergency Medicine Residents will review and practice management of neurological emergencies.

HAEMR New Roles and Responsibilities Course

During this course, participants will review, practice and trouble-shoot procedures the rising PGY-2 should be able to perform with minimal supervision and PGY-4’s will serve as mentors and teachers while solidifying their own knowledge.

HAEMR OB/GYN and SANE Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will learn how to manage OB/GYN conditions that can present in the Emergency Department and will be trained on SANE procedures.

HAEMR Orthopaedics Lower and Upper Extremity Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will review and practice common lower and upper extremity orthopaedic techniques.

HAEMR Orthopedics Lower Extremity Course

During this course, participants will review and practice common lower extremity orthopedic techniques.

HAEMR Pediatrics Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will review and practice how to manage pediatric emergencies.

HAEMR Psychiatry and Toxicology Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will learn identification and management protocols for Psychiatry and Toxicology patients that present to the Emergency Department.

HAEMR Pulmonary Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will review and practice how to manage respiratory emergencies.

HAEMR Pulmonary Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will review how to manage pulmonary patients that may present in the emergency department.

HAEMR Rare Cardiac Procedures Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will practice management techniques for rare cardiac emergencies.

HAEMR Rare Cardiac Procedures and Leadership Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will practice management and leadership techniques for rare cardiac emergencies.

HAEMR Resuscitation Assessment

During this assessment, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will demonstrate their knowledge and skills in two clinical scenarios.

HAEMR Sonogames Course

Emergency Medicine Residents demonstrate ultrasound skills through bedside ultrasound and procedural skills utilizing ultrasound.

HAEMR Teaching Senior Course

During this course, medical and PA students will participate in clinical scenarios and/or skills stations designed and run by Senior HAEMR residents.

HAEMR Toxicology Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will learn identification and management protocols for acute poisonings and overdoses that present to the Emergency Department.

HAEMR Trauma Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will review and practice how to examine and manage a trauma.

HAEMR Wound Care Course

During this course, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents will review and practice wound care procedures.

Hospital-Wide Intern Orientation

This course will introduce PGY1 Residents to the basics of sharps safety, sterility, and procedural skills.

Internal Medicine Residency Intern Curriculum Course - Part 1

This course will introduce PGY1 Medicine Residents on how to approach and manage patients to prepare for their clinical service.

Internal Medicine Residency Intern Curriculum Course - Part 2

This course will introduce PGY1 Medicine Residents on how to approach and manage patients to prepare for their clinical service.

Internal Medicine Residency Intern Curriculum Course - Part 3

This course will introduce PGY1 Medicine Residents on how to approach and manage patients to prepare for their clinical service.

Internal Medicine Residency Intern Orientation

During this course, Medicine Interns will be introduced to case presentations to prepare for clinical rotations in the intern year.

Internal Medicine Residency Intern to Junior Transition Course

During this course, PGY1 Medicine Residents will review and practice interpersonal and leadership skills.

Internal Medicine Residency Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal (MSK) Exam and Injections Course

This course is designed to provide junior and senior internal medicine residents with the information about the common lower extremity joint complaints seen in the primary care setting. Residents will practice the key physical exam skills necessary to examine the …

Internal Medicine Residency Lower and Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal (MSK) Exam and Injections Course

This course is designed to provide internal medicine residents with the information about the common upper and lower extremity joint complaints seen in the primary care setting.

Internal Medicine Residency Lumbar Puncture Course

During this course, Internal Medicine Residents will learn how to perform a lumbar puncture.

Internal Medicine Residency Office Based Procedures Course

Internal Medicine Residents PGY1-3 gain instruction and hands on experience performing basic office based primary care procedures.

Internal Medicine Residency Primary Care Joint Complaints Course

The Internal Medicine Residency Pcare Joint Complaints Course will provide Internal Medicine Residents physical exam skill practice to better understand common musculoskeletal complaints.

Internal Medicine Residency Ultrasound Guided IV Course

This course will introduce ultrasound machine basics and how to place an ultrasound guided IV to Internal Medicine Residents.

Internal Medicine Residency Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal (MSK) Exam and Injections Course

This course is designed to provide junior and senior internal medicine residents with the information about the common upper extremity joint complaints seen in the primary care setting. Residents will practice the key physical exam skills necessary to examine the …

Internal Medicine Residency Women's Health Course

During this course, Internal Medicine residents will learn basic gynecological skills.

Interventional Cardiology Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty (BAV) Course

This course will expose trainees to common BAV complications in the cath lab.

Interventional Cardiology Coronary Foundations Course

This course will expose trainees to common PCI complications in the cath lab.

Interventional Cardiology PCI Course

During this course, participants will learn how to manage PCI scenarios.

Interventional Cardiology Trans-Septal Puncture Course

This course will expose trainees to Trans-Septal Puncture Procedures.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP) Course

During this course, residents of the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics will learn resuscitation procedures for neonatal patients.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Perinatal Fellows Course

During this course, neonatal fellows will learn and practice neonatal resuscitation skills.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Perinatal Fellows Course

During this course, perinatal fellows will learn and practice neonatal resuscitation skills.

Neurology Residency Orientation

During Neurology Orientation, PGY1 residents will be introduced to procedural skills and processes to prepare them for clinical service.

OB/GYN Residency 4th Degree Laceration Repair Course

During this course OB/GYN residents will review perineal anatomy and the appropriate technique for 4th degree laceration repair.

OB/GYN Residency Code Team Training Course

This course is designed for OB/GYN residents to practice their critical care and code team skills.

OB/GYN Residency Computer Training

During this session, OB/GYN Residents will complete computer training required by the OB/GYN department.

OB/GYN Residency FLS Exam Prep Course

This session focuses on the skill acquisition and all components of preparation for the FLS exam.

OB/GYN Residency Family Planning Course

During this course, OB/GYN residents will gain hands on practice with family planning procedures.

OB/GYN Residency Fibroids and Myomectomy Course

Each resident will have an opportunity to practice with the STORZ Tower to resect and repair uterine models laparoscopically.

OB/GYN Residency Forceps Assisted Delivery Course

During this course, OB/GYN residents will be introduced to forceps assisted vaginal delivery.

OB/GYN Residency Fundamentals of Laparoscopy Assessment

OB/GYN residents will be introduced to basic laparoscopic skills. Residents will be evaluated on the basic laparoscopic skills learned during an assessment session.

OB/GYN Residency Fundamentals of Laparoscopy Course

During this course, OB/GYN Residents will learn basic laparoscopic skills and will be introduced to equipment involved and expectations for assessments.

OB/GYN Residency Hysteroscopy Course

During this course, OB/GYN Residents will obtain a basic overview of hysteroscopy and how to assemble equipment for hysteroscopy surgical procedures.

OB/GYN Residency Intern Bootcamp

During this course, OB/GYN PGY1 residents will learn basic skills and techniques to prepare for clinical implementation.

OB/GYN Residency MIGS Course

OB/GYN Residents will gain proficiency with basic and advanced laparoscopic procedures.

OB/GYN Residency NRP Course

OB/GYN residents will perform neonatal resuscitation procedures to prepare them for high risk deliveries.

OB/GYN Residency OB Team Training Course

During this course, OB/GYN residents will learn how to manage maternal code scenarios.

OB/GYN Residency Office Procedures Course

During this course, OB/GYN Residents will practice common ambulatory gynecologic procedures.

OB/GYN Residency Operative Delivery Course

During this course, OB/GYN residents will review vacuum and forceps types and how to perform vacuum and forceps assisted vaginal deliveries.

OB/GYN Residency Pessary Fitting and Cystoscopy Course

During this course, OB/GYN Residents will be introduced to common equipment and procedures that they will encounter during their residency including placing pessaries and using a cystoscope.

OB/GYN Residency Resident as Surgical Teacher (RAST) Course

During the course, Senior OB/GYN Residents will gain experience instructing Junior OB/GYN Residents on a laparoscopic surgical procedure.

OB/GYN Residency Twin Delivery Course

During this course, OB/GYN residents will gain hands on practice utilizing maneuvers for twin deliveries.

OB/GYN Residency Twin Delivery Course

During this course, OB/GYN residents will review and practice techniques for managing twin deliveries.

OB/GYN Residency Urogynecology Course

During this course, OB/GYN Residents will practice urogynecologic skills.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Arthroscopic Knot-Tying and Imaging Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will learn the process of arthroscopic knot tying and how to correlate imaging findings with arthroscopic images.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Arthroscopic Knot-Tying, Imaging, and Trauma Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will learn the process of arthroscopic knot tying and how to correlate imaging findings with arthroscopic images. Residents will also be introduced to trauma …

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Basics of Suturing and Soft-Tissue Handling Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will learn basic suturing and knot tying for common orthopedic procedures.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Biomechanics Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will learn the different types of orthopedic screws and use in common orthopedic procedures.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Fractures Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will learn how to manage fractures.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Hand Consults and Basics of Suturing Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will review common emergency room hand consults and basics of suturing including review of the hand exam and basic hand imaging.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Introduction to Arthroscopy Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will learn the basics of diagnostic arthroscopy.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Introduction to Shoulders Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will review common tumors, infections, and shoulder pathology.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Introduction to Total Knee Arthroplasty Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will review the anatomy, surgical planning, and principles of total knee arthroplasty.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp K-Wiring and Microsurgery Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will develop the skills necessary to assist with micro procedures and utilize K-wires.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp K-Wiring and Spine Trauma Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will learn how to orient and advance k-wires and how to evaluate and manage spine injuries.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Lower Extremity Fractures Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will learn the initial and operative management of lower extremity fractures.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Non-Trauma Consults Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will be introduced to common non-trauma consults that present to the emergency department .

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Non-Trauma Consults and Microsurgery Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will be introduced to common non-trauma consults that present to the emergency department and learn the basics of microsurgery.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Orthopaedic Emergencies Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will be introduced to orthopaedic care in the Emergency Department trauma bay and will receive hands on experience with drilling and reduction procedures.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Research Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will learn how to give presentations for academic conferences and how to approach research in residency.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Spine Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will learn how to evaluate and manage spine injuries.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Sterile Technique and OR Set-Up Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will learn the correct OR setup, draping procedures and sterility for common orthopedic procedures.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Total Hip Arthroplasty Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will learn how to perform a total hip arthroplasty.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Trauma Case Presentations Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will practice oral presentations and trauma rounds.

Orthopaedic Residency Intern Bootcamp Upper Extremity Trauma Course

During this course, interns entering their first year of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will practice upper extremity splinting and cast saw safety.

Orthopaedic Residency Trauma Course

During this course, PGY5 residents of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) will practice trauma related procedures.

Pathology Fine Needle Aspiration Course

During this course, Pathology fellows will review basic sonography and fine needle aspiration techniques.

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) Airway Management Course

This course is designed to increase the competence of pulmonary and critical fellows in the management of common and difficult airways.

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) TTE Course

During this course, participants will learn the basics of trans-thoracic echocardiography and will practice identifying TTE findings.

Radiology Breast Imaging Course

Radiology Residents and Fellows will obtain experience in performing breast imaging procedures prior to live patient interactions.

Radiology Breast Imaging Peer to Peer Course

During this session, Radiology fellows will gain additional hands-on practice with breast imaging procedures.

Radiology Residency Distraction Effects and Needle Skills Course

The Radiology Distraction Effects and Needle Skills course will provide BWH Radiology residents with dedicated Hands on MSK Ultrasound experience with solid and cystic lesions as well as hand eye needle skills utilization under ultrasound with aspiration of cystic lesion.

Radiology Residency MSK Ultrasound Course

The Radiology MSK Ultrasound Course will provide BWH Radiology residents and fellows with dedicated Hands on MSK Ultrasound experience. In particular, to understand the basic US imaging anatomy of the shoulder. This will fulfill a requirement to provide MSK Ultrasound …

Radiology Ultrasound Guided Needle Procedures Course

During this course. Radiology residents and fellows will learn proper technique for ultrasound guided needle procedures including paracentesis, thoracentesis, and needle biopsy.

Renal Fellows Orientation

This course reviews native kidney USG imaging without biopsy procedure, central line insertion technique, and sterile technique.

Surgery Residency AAA Vascular Anastomosis Course

During this course, Surgery Residents will learn how to perform an AAA Vascular Anastomosis.

Surgery Residency Advanced Leadership Skills Course

During this course, PGY5 Surgical Residents will practice leadership, decision making, and communication skills.

Surgery Residency Basic Suturing and Knot-Tying Course

During this session PGY1 Surgery Residents will understand and demonstrate principles, practices and techniques of suturing and knot tying.

Surgery Residency Basic Thoracic Skills Course

During this course, PGY1 Surgical Residents will learn and demonstrate the principles, practices and techniques of performing Bronchoscopy, Cricothyroidotomy and Chest tube placement.

Surgery Residency Breast Course

This course is designed for first year surgery residents to gain basic knowledge about breast surgery options, treatments, and therapies as well as imaging study comprehension.

Surgery Residency Business After Residency Course

During this course, PGY5 Surgery Residents will build upon their knowledge and business concepts/awareness in transitioning from surgical residency to attending status

Surgery Residency Crisis Resource Management Course

During this course, PGY1 Surgical Residents will be introduced to concepts of Non-technical skills and learn how to apply crisis resource management techniques.

Surgery Residency Defibrillation, Airways, and IO Course

This course will introduce PGY1 Surgical Residents to procedural skills including defibrillation, airway managment, and IO placement procedures.

Surgery Residency Delivering Bad News Course

During this course, PGY3 Surgery Residents will understand and demonstrate the skills and techniques of delivering bad news to patients and their families.

Surgery Residency Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, and FES Exam Prep Course

During this course, Surgery residents will review the principles, practices and techniques of performing upper and lower endoscopic procedures and will review the required Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES) Exam components.

Surgery Residency Energy Sources Course

This course will introduce PGY1 Surgical Residents to the principles, practices, and techniques of energy sources used during surgery.

Surgery Residency Excisional Biopsy Course

This course will introduce PGY1 Surgical Residents to the principles, practices, and techniques of basic surgical skills required for mass excision.

Surgery Residency FAST Exam Course

This is an introductory course in the Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) for PGY 1 and PGY 2 Surgical Residents.

Surgery Residency Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES) Exam Prep Course

The Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery Prep course will prepare PGY4 Surgical Residents with the technical skill practice necessary to take the FES exam.

Surgery Residency Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) Exam Prep Course

This session focuses on the skill acquisition and all components of preparation for the FLS exam.

Surgery Residency Gastrectomy Course

This course is designed for fifth year surgery residents to understand the principles, practices and techniques of performing a Gastrectomy.

Surgery Residency Handsewn GI Anastomosis Course

During this course, surgery residents will learn the principles, practices and techniques of performing a Hand sewn GI anastomosis.

Surgery Residency Hemostasis Course

This course will introduce interns to the multiple methods of obtaining hemostasis when a patient is bleeding.

Surgery Residency Informed Consent Course

This course is designed for first year surgery residence to gain basic knowledge about the process of obtaining informed consent from patients prior to a procedure. Historical background, basic processes, and ethical considerations are discussed.

Surgery Residency Inguinal Hernia Repair Course

Surgical Residents will identify various types of hernia defects, anatomy and their repair techniques.

Surgery Residency Introduction to Laparoscopy / FLS Course

During this course, PGY1 Surgical Residents will learn the principles, practices, and techniques of performing basic laparoscopy.

Surgery Residency Introduction to OR Course

This course will introduce PGY 1 Surgery interns to the fundamentals of Basic OR principles, practice, asepsis, sharps etiquette, draping, instrument identification and purpose. The uses of protective equipment, electrical safety and hazards of surgical smoke are also included.

Surgery Residency Introduction to Ultrasound Basics Course

The Surgery Residency Introduction to Ultrasound Basics Course will introduce PGY1 Surgical Residents to the principles, practices, techniques and interpretation of ultrasound diagnostics.

Surgery Residency Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course

During this course, PGY1 surgical residents will demonstrate skill acquisition of fundamental principles, practices and techniques of performing a laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Surgery Residency Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Course

During this course, PGY3 and PGY4 surgical residents will learn the principles, practices and techniques of performing a Lap ventral hernia repair.

Surgery Residency Liver Resection Course

During this course, surgical residents with learn how to perform a liver resection.

Surgery Residency NOTSS Skills Course

Non-technical skills (situation awareness, decision making, leadership, communication and teamwork) are increasingly considered essential for the successful surgeon. The aim of this session is to raise awareness of the impact of non-technical skills on surgical performance. Participants will gain knowledge …

Surgery Residency NOTSS Team Training Course

During this course, surgical PGY 4 residents will discuss the four nontechnical skills categories: Situation Awareness, Decision Making, Communication & Teamwork, and Leadership.

Surgery Residency Nissen Fundoplication Course

During this course, PGY4 Surgical Residents will identify principles, practices and techniques of performing a Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication.

Surgery Residency Open Cholecystectomy and CDE Course

During this course, surgery residents will learn how to perform Common Duct Exploration (CDE) in conjunction with Open/laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Surgery Residency Open Close Abdomen and Abscess Management Course

This course will introduce surgical residents to the principles, practices, and techniques of opening and closing the abdomen and abscess management.

Surgery Residency Open Ventral Hernia Course

During this course, PGY3 Surgery Residents will learn how to perform an Open Ventral Hernia.

Surgery Residency Practice ABSITE Exam

Surgical Residents will complete the BWH General Surgery Practice ABSITE Exam.

Surgery Residency SICU Skills Course

During this course, Surgery Residents will learn the principles, practices and techniques of performing central lines and chest tubes.

Surgery Residency Splenectomy Course

During this course, Surgery Residents will identify and demonstrate the principles and techniques of performing a splenectomy.

Surgery Residency Stapled GI Anastomosis Course

During this course, Surgical Residents will understand and demonstrate the principles, practices, and techniques of performing a Stapled GI anastomosis.

Urology Residency Bootcamp

This course will introduce residents to common urological issues encountered as a PGY2 Urology resident. The format includes didactic teaching regarding common consults and emergencies, and also teaching technical skills associated with these medical conditions.