Chalk Talks

    A chalk talk on the pathophysiology of primary, secondary and tertiary adrenal insufficiency; causes; and treatments for adrenal insufficiency.
    Differentiate hepatorenal syndrome from other causes of AKI, identify initial treatments and apply the framework through a series of brief cases. (40-50min
    Chalk Talk (45 min) on the management of common complications of decompensated cirrhosis (e.g. ascites, SBP, variceal bleed, HRS, etc.)
Infectious Disease
    Evaluate a patient with a pleural effusion. Differentiate between transudative and exudative effusions using Light's criteria. Learn to interpret the cell count and specialized testing to further narrow your differential. Differentiate between complicated and uncomplicated parapneumonic effusions and how this impacts management.
    Learn about how to treat inpatient hypoxemia with different oxygen delivery systems.
    Learn a systematic approach to the differential diagnosis and evaluation of acute dyspnea in a hospitalized patient. Learn about the different causes of hypoxemia in the hospital and how to differentiate between them.
    A 45-minute case-based chalk talk on the diagnosis and initial management of DVTs and PEs.
Transplant Medicine
    Learn about the principles of balancing immunosuppression, the differences between induction and maintenance immunosuppression and how this impacts common complications seen after transplant.