The training program includes weekly 2 hour didactic training on diagnosis and treatment, professional development, diversity, ethics and various topics relevant to our healthcare setting. Additionally, Interns can participate in case conferences, rounds and grand rounds throughout the hospital.
Journal Club is integrated into the training schedule on a monthly basis. It provides an opportunity for students and professional staff to examine and discuss current published research in detail. The articles are selected by the journal club participants on a rotating basis and discussed in a lively, informal manner.
Christiana Health Care offers select students a unique opportunity for intense leadership training to prepare them to be tomorrow’s leaders in health care. The intensive program, based on leadership competencies from the National Center for Healthcare Leadership, offers an opportunity to focus on learning practical knowledge, skills and attitudes that are critical to being effective leaders. Interns must apply and be selected for this program.
Achieving Competency Today (ACT): Issues in Health Care Quality, Cost, Systems and Safety
This 12 week course brings learners together with faculty and health system leaders to learn about systems and practice improvement. Learners work in teams to identify a health care system performance improvement opportunity, review best practices and relevant literature, and design and present an evidence-based performance improvement project. Past teams have had the opportunity to present their project at a national convention and publish their work. Learners include nursing staff and students, medical and pharmacy residents and allied health professionals.