Pediatric Residency Program

Chief of Service conference is a weekly opportunity for residents to participate in a multi-specialty case discussion of an MGHfC patient.

Tuesday noon conference is dedicated to the Chief of Service Conference, during which a recently admitted patient is presented by a resident and serves as a launch point for a multidisciplinary discussion of the case led by subspecialists from within and outside pediatrics.

Examples of recent Chief of Service Conference have included patients with the following pathologies:

  • ANCA associated renal failure
  • Chest wall Actinomyces
  • Empyema with incidental double aortic arch
  • HSV Keratitis
  • Kartageners disease
  • Aspirin overdose leading to renal failure and coagulopathy
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • T cell ALL
  • Adrenoleukodystrophy
  • Noonan’s Syndrome and Sickle Cell Disease
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Non-Accidental Head Trauma
  • Long-Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
  • Chronic Granulomatous Disease
  • Infantile Botulism
  • Gastroschisis
  • Guillain-Barre
  • Malaria
  • Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
  • Lyme Disease
  • AIHA
  • Hypocalcemic Seizures
  • Congenital Lobar Emphysema
  • Coccidiomycosis
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Potters Syndrome

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