GME | Office of Graduate Medical Education

Educational Activities - Chief Resident Leadership Conference


GME hosts a leadership development conference for new chief residents each Spring. This conference provides an opportunity for chiefs from all specialties to come together and build their leadership skills. Attendees receive a helpful resource book titled The Chief Resident as Manager, which they find is a useful reference throughout the year. Popular session topics have included Strategic Communication and Leadership, Professionalism, Caring for Your Residents, Resident Work Hours, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Teaching Medical Students, and Conflict Resolution.