The Yale Emergency Medicine residency program offers five hours of didactic conference every Wednesday morning. The curriculum from the American Board of Emergency Medicine Model of EM is covered in two years, ensuring that residents are exposed to core topics at least twice during their residency. Though traditional lectures are scattered throughout the conference schedule, the vast majority of didactic sessions occur primarily in small group formats, targeted at each PGY year. Highlights of the conference schedule includ :

  • Simulation labs
  • Grand rounds with prominent visiting professors
  • Core content lectures
  • Toxicology lecture series
  • Critical care lecture series
  • Morbidity and mortality conference
  • Trauma conference
  • Journal club
  • Procedure labs (ex. difficult airways, casting, thoracostomy)
  • Interactive ultrasound review
  • Pediatric EM lecture series
  • Mock oral board exams
  • Morning report
  • ACLS, ATLS, and PALS certification
  • Yale EM Global Health Day