Adena Health
Internal Medicine Program

backgroound med ed


Didactics consist of Morning Report, Noon Lecture, and Tuesday Conference.  The time for these required educational experiences is protected for each resident, which means the resident’s clinical responsibilities are handed over to his/her attending to allow for optimal learning without interruption.  The group also uses this time to teach core and visiting medical students. 

Morning Report

Morning Report occurs Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 7-8a.  Sessions consist of interactive patient case presentations given by residents on the admitting service.  As a group, residents and faculty members will discuss pertinent aspects of a given case, review relevant labs and imaging, and evaluate appropriate methods for working up diseases based on differential diagnoses. Typically, a few sessions per block are dedicated to resident-identified training needs, such as EKG review, simulation, etc.

Noon Lecture

Noon lecture occurs Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12-1p.  The ABIM Certification Examination Blueprint serves as the foundation for the Noon Lecture structure.  Each block is dedicated to a specific specialty/body system with a focus on topics outlined in the Blueprint’s Medical Content Categories.

Noon lecture presentations are given by physicians from Adena Medical Group, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (courtesy of the Outreach & Engagement Program), and residents.  In addition to presentations, weekly board question, ultrasound, EKG, and journal club sessions are incorporated into each block’s schedule.

Tuesday Conference

Every Tuesday, residents from all of Adena Health System’s GME programs convene for a didactics session on a topic relevant to all specialties.  Recurring Tuesday Conference series sessions include M&M Conference, Business of Medicine, Critical Care Bounceback, Resident Wellbeing, and Resident Forum.