Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program

Educational Activities & Conferences

Educational Activities and Conferences

Conferences and other educational activities are held frequently throughout the year to promote acquisition and deepening of knowledge. Fellow participation is expected. These include:

  • Weekly Fellows’ Conference (held Thursday afternoons)
  • Journal Club (held quarterly in place of Fellows’ Conference)
  • NICU Morbidity and Mortality Conference (held quarterly in place of Fellows’ Conference)
  • Perinatal-Neonatal Conference (PNC)—a multidisciplinary conference for OB, NICU, and pediatric subspecialists to discuss recent and future high-risk mothers and fetuses (held the first Friday of the month)
  • NICU Subspecialty Board Review (held throughout the year)
  • NICU Follow Up Clinic (held Wednesday morning, 2 times per month)
  • Fellows’ Core Curriculum Conference (held Wednesday afternoons, 1-2 times per month with fellows from all subspecialties)
  • Grand Rounds (held weekly on Wednesday mornings)
  • NRP Simulations (held throughout the year)
  • Medical Student Critical Concepts Simulation (held monthly)  
  • Pediatric Resident Boot Camp Simulation (held monthly)
  • Subspecialty In-Service Training Exam (annually in February or March)
  • Regional conferences (Southern Society for Pediatric Research, LSU Research Day, LSUHSC Forum for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety)