Medical Grand Rounds

Fall 2015

Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Sanger Hall, Room 1-044

September | October | November | December

September

Sept. 3

“State of the Department”
[Sponsored by the VCU Department of Internal Medicine]

John E. Nestler, MD
William Branch Porter Professor of Medicine
Chair, VCU Department of Internal Medicine
VCU Internal Medicine

  • Following this Grand Rounds presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Review the educational and academic progress of the Department of Internal Medicine (DOIM) in FY15
  • Review the clinical operations of the DOIM in FY15
  • Review the research accomplishments of the DOIM in FY15
  • Discuss the short-term and long-term goals of the DOIM

Sept. 10

“Clinicopathologic Conference”
[Sponsored by the VCU Office of Educational Affairs]

Megan Shandelson Lemay, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
VCU Division of General Medicine and Primary Care

  • Following this Grand Rounds presentation, participants will be able to:
  • To recognize etiologies and diagnosis from the clinicopathologic case presented
  • To observe an experienced clinician's diagnostic reasoning process

Sept. 17

"Management of Aortic Disease: Acute Aortic Syndrome"
[Sponsored by the VCU Department of Internal Medicine]

Gabor Bagameri, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Cardiac/Thoracic Surgeon
VCU Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Following this Grand Rounds presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the terminology and classification of the clinical entities
  • Understand the biology of acute aortic conditions
  • Discuss the genetics of aortic aneurysm and dissection
  • Recognize the symptoms and signs of acute aortic dissection
  • Discuss the treatments of acute aortic conditions

Sept. 24

No presentation

October

Oct. 1

“Soil-transmitted Helminths Infections in Children:
Nutritional and Immunological Aspects”

[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Infectious Diseases]

Ana Sanchez, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Health Sciences
Brock University

Oct. 8

Title TBA (topic will focus on updates in contraception)

Frances E. Casey, MD
Director of Family Planning Services
Assistant Professor
VCU Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Oct. 15

[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Gastroenterology]

George B. Smallfield, III, MD, MSPH, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
VCU Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Oct. 22

[Sponsored by the VCU Division of General Internal Medicine]
• Annual Markham Lecture •

Stephen H. Taplin, MD, MPH
Deputy Associate Director, Healthcare Delivery
Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Oct. 29

[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Cardiac Surgery]
• Annual Broaddus-Crutchfield Lecture •

Duke Edward Cameron, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Professor of Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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November

Nov. 5

“Optimizing Hospital Outcomes through Teamwork (SIBR) in an Accountable Care Unit”
[Sponsored by the VCU Division of General Internal Medicine]
• Annual Quality & Safety Grand Rounds •

Jason Stein MD, SFHM
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hospital Medicine
Immediate Past Vice Chair for Quality
Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine

  • Following this Grand Rounds presentation, participants will be able to:
  • List four features of an Accountable Care Unit (ACU)
  • List four features of Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR)
  • Describe the influence of the ACU care model on clinical, service, and cost outcomes

Nov. 12

[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Geriatric Medicine]

TBD

Nov. 19

[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology]

TBD

Nov. 26

HOLIDAY – NO GRAND ROUNDS

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December

Dec. 3

Title TBA (topic will focus on ebola)
[Sponsored by the VCU Division of General Internal Medicine]

Krutika Kuppalli, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Director of Antibiotic Stewardship
Department of Medicine
Loyola University Medical Center

Dec. 10

Title TBA (topic will focus on POTS syndrome)
[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Nephrology]

Domenic Sica, MD
Professor and Eminent Scholar
Chair, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Division of Nephrology
VCU Department of Internal Medicine

Dec. 17

Title TBA (topic will focus on obesity)
[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism]

Edmond Trey Wickham, MD
Associate Professor
Program Director, Endocrinology and Metabolism Fellowship
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
VCU Department of Internal Medicine

Dec. 24

HOLIDAY – NO GRAND ROUNDS

Dec. 31

HOLIDAY – NO GRAND ROUNDS

(Grand Rounds Calendar Subject to Change)

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