Medical Grand Rounds

Spring 2018

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

January | February | March | April | May | June

January

Jan 11

MMI (Morbidity, Morality, and Improvement - "Having the Final Say.") (video link not available)
[Sponsored by the VCU Department of Internal Medicine]

Jessica Keiser, MD
Academic Hospitalist
Associate Chair - Division of Hospital Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
VCU Department of Internal Medicine

Jan 18

C. difficile, Update on the Epidemiology of a Complex Infection & Implications for Prevention (video link not available)
[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Infectious Diseases

Michelle Doll, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
VCU Division of Infectious Diseases

Jan 25

Human mast cell tryptase(s): discovery, diagnostic and potential therapeutic target (video link not available)
[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology]

Lawrence Schwartz, MD
Professor - Division Chair
VCU Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology

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February

Feb 1

Harassment in the Learning Environment (video link not available)
[Sponsored by the VCU School of Medicine]

Susan DiGiovanni, MD
Professor of Medicine
Senior Associate Dean for Medical
Education & Student Affairs

Brian Aboff, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Designated Institutional Official

Feb 8

Clinicopathologic Conference (video link not available)
[Sponsored by the VCU Office of Educational Affairs]

Jawad Al-Khafaji, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Medical Director, Internal Medicine Inpatient Housestaff Units

Michael L'Heureux, MD
Chief Medical Resident
Department of Internal Medicine

Laura Warmke, MD
Chief Medical Resident
Department of Pathology

Feb 15

Working Under the Influence (video link)
[Sponsored by the VCU Department of Internal Medicine]

Adam Fox, MD
Chief Medical Resident
Department of Internal Medicine

Michael L'Heureux, MD
Chief Medical Resident
Department of Internal Medicine

Derek Leiner, MD
Chief Medical Resident
Department of Internal Medicine

Christen Vagts, MD
Chief Medical Resident
Department of Internal Medicine

Morgan Vargo, MD
Chief Medical Resident
Department of Internal Medicine

Feb 22

Chimeric Antigen Receptor T (CAR-t) cell and Immune Effector Cell Therapy at VCU Massey Cancer Center: Promises, Pitfalls and Program Development (video link)
[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Hematology, Oncology & Palliative Care]

John M McCarty, MD
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Bone Marrow Transplantation Program
Medical Director, Cellular Therapeutics Laboratory
VCU Massey Cancer Center

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March

Mar 1

Biological Plausibility for a Novel Phenotype: Cognitive Frailty (video link)
[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Geriatric Medicine]

Lana Sargent, Ph.D., FNP-C, GNP-BC

Mar 8

MMI (Morbidity, Morality, and Improvement Suffering in Silence: The Story of Sickle Cell (video link not available)
[Sponsored by the VCU Division of General Internal Medicine]

Wally Smith, MD
Professor, Scientific Director, VCU Center on Health Disparities
Director, VCU Adult Sickle Cell Program

Margaret Guy, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Hospital Medicine

Jessica Keiser, MD
Assistant Professor Division of Hospital Medicine

Mar 15

Crutchfield Lecture - Mechanical Circulatory Support: Bridge to Transplant, Destination Therapy & Bridge to Recovery (video link)
[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Cardiology]

Stavros G Drakos, MD, PhD, FACC
Nora Eccles Treadwell Scholar Associate Professor of Medicine
Co-Chief Heart Failure and Transplant Section
Medical Director Cardiac Mechanical Support Program
CV Research Director, Division of Cardiology
University of Utah Health

Mar 22

Thinking Broadly on Big Challenges to Health (video link)
[Sponsored by the VCU Department of Internal Medicine]

Alan Dow, MD, MSHA
Seymour and Ruth Perlin Professor of Medicine &
Health Administration
Assistant Vice President of Health Sciences for Interprofessional
Education and Collaborative Care

Mar 29

How Neurologists Think: What My Errors Taught Me (video link)
[Sponsored by the VCU Department of Internal Medicine]

Martin A. Samuels, MD
Miriam Sydney Joseph Professor of Neurology
Chair, Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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April

Apr 5

Escaping the Infinite Loop – MMI (Morbidity, Mortality, and Improvement) (video link not available)
[Sponsored by the VCU Department of Internal Medicine]

Michelle Brooks, MD
Assistant Professor
Academic Hospitalist

Melissa Chouinard, MD
Assistant Professor
Attendant Hospitalist

Melissa D’Amico, BS/JD
Risk Management Manager

Apr 12

ERAS Pathways (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) – Theory and Practice (video link)
[Sponsored by the VCU Department of Internal Medicine]

Michael Scott, MD, MB ChB
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology

Apr 19

Pulmonary hypertension: targeting a disease (video link not available)
[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine]

Laszlo Farkas, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Daniel Grinnan, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Apr 26

ANCA Vasculitis: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment (video link)
[Sponsored by the VCU Department of Internal Medicine]

Ronald Falk, MD
Nan and Hugh Cullman Eminent Professor
Director, UNC Kidney Center
Chairman, UNC Department of Medicine

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May

May 3

Clinicopathological Conference (CPC): Anasarca and Hepatomegaly (video link)
[Sponsored by the VCU Department of Internal Medicine]

Fnu Nutan, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

Adam Fox, MD
Chief Medical Resident

May 10

Change the Conversation about Hormone Therapy, Annual Ellis Women’s Health Lecture (video link)
[Sponsored by the VCU Department of Internal Medicine]

JoAnn Pinkerton, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division Director of Midlife Health
University of Virginia

May 17

Hepatitis C Virus Donor Positive Kidney Transplantation for Hepatitis C Virus Negative Recipients with concomitant Direct-Acting Antiviral Prophylaxis: A New Paradigm (video link)
[Sponsored by the VCU Division of Nephrology]

Gaurav Gupta, MD
Associate Professor
Transplant Nephrologist
Division of Nephrology

May 24

Storytelling in Medicine: In the Middle of the Night (video link)
[Sponsored by the VCU Department of Internal Medicine]

Dr. Richard Wenzel
Professor of Medicine
Emeritus Professor
Former Chair, Department of Internal Medicine

Megan Lemay, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine

Pablo Bedoya, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Hospital Medicine

Sam Powell, MD
Rising Chief Medical Resident
Department of Internal Medicine

May 31

MMI (Morbidity, Mortality & Improvement) Conference: Thinking about Thinking: Implications for Education & Patient Safety (video link)
[Sponsored by the VCU Department of Internal Medicine]

Michelle Brooks, MD
Assistant Professor
Academic Hospitalist
Division of Hospital Medicine

Susan DiGiovanni, MD
Professor
Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and Student Affairs
Division of Nephrology

Thomas Iden, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine

Georgia McIntosh, MD
Associate Professor
Hospitalist Pathway Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Core Educator, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Division of Hospital Medicine

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