The Chief of Service Conference, held on Fridays, is a component of the Pediatric Residency Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Friday 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:
- Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
- T cell ALL
- Noonan’s Syndrome and Sickle Cell Disease
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Biliary Atresia
- Non-Accidental Head Trauma
- Long-Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
- Chronic Granulomatous Disease
- Infantile Botulism
- T Cell Lymphoma
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis
- Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
- Lyme Disease
- Hypocalcemic Seizures
- Congenital Lobar Emphysema
- Lupus Nephritis
- Potters Syndrome
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