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Boot Camp

*Updated February 2022

Planning for the July 2022 SF Boot Camp has begun. The below information is subject to modification.


  • Welcome and Orientation 

  • Avenue to Learn

  • Navigating MedSIS

  • Pre-Operative Preparation

  • Optimization and Risk Assessment - Scoring and Strategies

  • On Call 101 (Resident Lead)

  • Recognition of the Critically Ill Patient: Simulation with Internal Medicine (new!)

  • Policies and Procedures

  • Electrosurgery (didactic and practical)

  • Breaking Bad News (didactic and practical with mock patients)

  • Informed Consent (didactic and practical with mock patients)



  • Anatomy Lab - Orientation and Quiz

  • Suture Materials

  • Suturing lab I and II

  • OR Conduct

  • Health and Safety

  • Gowning and Gloving

  • Foley, N/G, and Feeding Tubes 

  • Breaking Bad News (mock patients)

  • Informed Consent (mock patients)

  • Chest Tube, Central Line, Airway, and Needle Thoracostomy 

At the end of the week, all residents will be given the opportunity to provide feedback on all boot camp sessions.


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