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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 and Tuesday morning conferences. 
  • A Written curriculum for each rotation.
  • Exam review course - an annual review of hematology and oncology in preparation for in-service exams. 
  • Board Review – weekly review for second and third year fellows as a study guide for board certification.
  • Journal Club- a monthly critical review of recent medical literature given by selected fellows. 
  • 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 weekly 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 timelines that will improve patient care. 
Type Day Time Location Occurance
Core Conference I Monday 7:00 am Coleman Building – UTHSC 956 Court St. Weekly
Core Conference II Thursday 7:30 am Coleman Building – UTHSC 956 Court St. Weekly
Journal Club Thursday 6:00 am Coleman Building – UTHSC 956 Court St. Third Thursday Each Month
Benign Hematology Symposium Friday 12:00 pm Zoom Weekly
Foundational Conference Friday 7:00 am VAMC 1030 Jefferson Weekly
Board Review Friday 7:30 am Zoom Weekly
Heme Pathology Conference Thursday 2:00 pm VAMC 1030 Jefferson Second Thursday Bi-Monthly
May 1, 2023