There are several regularly scheduled conferences that subspecialty residents are required or encouraged to attend.  These include conferences within the Neonatology Division and Department of Pediatrics, and other Departments as deemed appropriate.  The following is a list of the most frequent conferences.

Neonatology Division Meeting

Meets weekly. Focused continuing education for Neonatology faculty and fellows in a variety of formats including journal club and invited speakers as well as neonatology section business

NPM Fellow Physiology/Board Review

Meets weekly. Didactics focused on review of core topics in Neonatology targeted at Neonatology Board preparation.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday. Department-wide participation and a variety of topics

Pediatric Fellow Core Curriculum

Meets every 3rd Thursday 12 – 1 pm. Three-year cycle of topics common to all pediatric fellows on ACH campus

NPM Fellow’s Morbidity and Mortality / Case Conference

Meets every 1st Tuesday to discuss specific M and M issues at UAMS, present ongoing QI data from the UAMS NICU, allows fellows and faculty to discuss recent interesting cases, to present alternatives to care that was provided, and to reflect on improvement opportunities.

NPM Fellow’s Journal Club

Meets every 3rd Tuesday.

PEDS Place

Meets every Thursday for a weekly teleconference education on a variety of pediatric topics with discussion from participants around the state. Once per month is a neonatal topic.  Neonatal and pediatric ANGELS Guidelines are presented and peer reviewed.

Neonatology Morbidity and Mortality

Meets the first Wednesday of each quarter. The meeting is led by the chief neonatology fellow.

Arkansas Fetal Diagnosis and Management Program

Meets every 2nd and 4th Monday. Multidisciplinary conference to discuss difficult pregnancies with identified fetal anomalies or complications requiring neonatal and/or pediatrics medical and surgical subspecialty care.

OB-Neo Conference

Meets quarterly on 5th Wednesday. This is a combined Obstetrics and Neonatology Conference – perinatal case presentations

NICU-Surgery Conference

Meets every 4th Thursday, a combined Neonatology and Pediatric Surgery Conference with surgical case presentations.

Intern Orientation Lectures – Neonatology series

Meets during a rotating block in the summer and consists of 7 core Neonatology topics

Obstetrics-Gynecology Grand Rounds

Meets every Wednesday

ANGELS High Risk OB/GYN Conference

Meets Thursdays. Presentations of interesting OB cases and OB/GYN evidence based guidelines

Pediatric Core Curriculum Conferences

Meets Wednesdays. A variety of pediatric topics are discussed.

Cardiac Catheterization Conference

Meets Mondays. Discussion of patients with congenital heart disease and upcoming interventions planned for repair or palliation