Management of the Medically Compromised Patient - resident presented topics covering various conditions and their impact on patient management.
Pharmacology - resident presentations on drug classes, actions, interactions, and concerns for dental treatment.
Journal Club - Review of articles on varying topics with discussion and critique.
Case Reviews/Treatment Planning - review and discussion of interesting or complicated cases in round table discussion format
Ethics Discussions – Various topics are examined and debated to enhance ethical decision making
Medical Emergencies – Scenarios are reviewed randomly throughout the year to prepare residents and simulations are staged in the Mercy Health Simulation Laboratory training center
Endo Study Club – Published articles from the American Association of Endodontics are distributed and discussed to enhance the endodontic knowledge of residents
Specialty Lectures – Rotating topics by discipline including biomaterials, CEREC, clear aligner therapy, implants, sleep/airway, etc.)
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Specialists present topics in their area of expertise:
- Internal Medicine
- Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
- Practice Management
- Restorative Dentistry
Residents research a topic of their choosing and present it toward the end of the residency year to the hospital during the annual Robert W. Taylor Research Colloquium.