Fellow Attendance Policy

Goals and Objectives of Conferences:

The overarching goals of the conferences is to create neurophysiology physicians with a broad knowledge base capable of managing complex epilepsy patients including interpretation of EEG. The specific goals for each conference are listed below. The objectives for educational conference will be documented attendance at the mandatory conferences of greater than 70%; failure to maintain this level of attendance may result in freezing or forfeiture of the fellow’s educational fund. The fellow is required to attend all of the epilepsy conferences and lectures, unless excused by the program director. The second objective is successful board certification of epilepsy fellows.

Required Conferences

  • Fellows are required to attend the following conferences
    • Epilepsy/EEG Case Conference
    • Clinical Neurophysiology Didactics
    • Neuromuscular Didactics (If EMG track)
    • Grand Rounds
    • Journal Club

Recording Attendance

  • There will be one fellow in charge of keeping track of the didactic schedule and attendance as some didactics may be moved to a different date due to scheduling conflicts and patient care. Attendance will then be shared prior to the mid-year and end of year evaluation meetings with the program coordinator who will manually enter into Medhub.

Optional Educational Conferences

  • Fellows are able to attend any other conferences that are held for the other residency and fellowship programs. Attendance is not required, and therefore will not count towards the 70% total attendance requirement
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