General Surgery Residency Conferences and Rounds

General Surgery Residency Conferences and Rounds

Surgical Conferences and teaching rounds provide  formal instruction at Stony Brook University Hospital and the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center..

In addition to the breadth of surgical education conferences, there are many other valuable and informative medical and multi-disciplinary teaching conferences held each week at the medical center, school of medicine and the Stony Brook University itself.

Disease-site specific Multi-disciplinary Tumor Boards:

Breast, Colorectal, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Upper Gastrointestinal, Sarcoma, Head & Neck, Pediatric, Thoracic (Lung), Melanoma

Journal Clubs:

General Surgery, Colorectal, Head & Neck, Plastics, Cardiothoracic, SESAP


Morbidity & Mortality, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Chairman Resident, IBD, Vascular Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery Walk Rounds, ICU, Thoracic

I-PASS (Morning Handoff Conference):

Daily morning residency meeting/conference adopted in response to Joint Commission and National Quality Forum initiative to teach, evaluate and improve provider communication in handoff of patient care. 

Of special interest to surgical residents is the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds lecture series program which invites local, regional, and nationally recognized surgeons as visiting professors to provide perspectives and insights on the past, present, and future of surgery.