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Education is our top priority at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. As such, we offer multiple educational experiences, including:

  • An 18 month rotating, structured curriculum, covering all of the major topics in Hematology / Oncology. Monday & Tuesday morning conferences.
  • A Written curriculum for each rotation.
  • Exam review course - an annual review of hematology & oncology in preparation for in-service exams.
  • Board Review – weekly review for 3rd year fellows as a study guide for board certification.
  • Journal Club- a monthly critical review of recent medical literature given by selected fellows.
  • Med/Onc Meetings – Once a month update of research and diseases presented by West Clinic physicians.
  • Foundational Conference – weekly for first year fellows, to build a base of knowledge to carry them forward in the program. The intent is to review each disease site in detail to prepare the first year fellow for their future clinical rotations, their second year fellowship and their in-service examination.
  • Benign Hematology Symposium – meets monthly to discuss in-depth diagnosis and management of bleeding disorders.
  • Heme Path – meets monthly to review blood smears and slides for disease recognition, and as a review for in-service and board exams.
  • M&M – meets quarterly to discuss common system issues and determine root cause analysis. Discussion centers on action plans, potential interventions, accountability, and time lines that will improve patient care.
Type Day Time Location Occurance
Core Conference I Monday 7:00 a.m. West Cancer Center - 7945 Wolf River Blvd. Weekly
Core Conference II Tuesday 7:30 a.m. VAMC 1030 Jefferson Weekly
Journal Club Thursday 6:00 a.m. Coleman Building – UTHSC 956 Court St. Third Thursday Each Month
Benign Hematology Symposium Thursday 5:30 p.m. Coleman Building – UTHSC 956 Court St. Second Thursday Each Month
Medical Oncology Meeting Monday 7:30 a.m. West Cancer Center - 7945 Wolf River Blvd. Second Monday Each Month
Foundational Conference Friday 7:00 a.m. VAMC 1030 Jefferson Weekly
Board Review II Wednesday 7:00 a.m. 1211 Union (Professional Building) Weekly
Board Review III Friday 3:00 p.m. 1211 Union (Professional Building) Weekly
Heme Pathology Conference Thursday 2:00 p.m. MUH 6th floor pathology Second Thursday Bi-Monthly

Last Published: May 15, 2018