Grand Rounds Schedule 2016-2017



September 13

"Reaching Their Personal Best: Professional Development and Coaching for Learners" by Kerri Palamara McGrath, MD

Internal Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital

Designer and Director

Professional Development Coaching Programs for Internal Medicine Residents and Faculty

September 20

"Novel Approaches to Stem Cell Transplantation" by Leland Metheny, MD

Division of Hematology & Oncology

Septermber 27

"Geriatric Orthopedic Co-Management in Fragility Fractures" by Mriganka Singh, MD

Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Care

October 4

"Climate Control: A Key Skill for Effective Teaching" by Patricia Thomas, MD, FACP

Vice Dean for Medical Education

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

and Susan Padrino, MD

Assistant Dean for Clinical Sciences

Internal Medicine & Psychiatry

October 11

"ICD Indications in Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Impact from Recent Publications" by Sergio Thal, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

October 18

"Influenza" by Timothy Uyeki, MD, MPH, MPP

Chief Medical Officer, Influenza Division

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

October 25

"Peri-operative Care in Opioid Dependent Patients" by Jeffrey Hopcian, MD

Department of Anesthesiology

November 1

"Promotions and Tenure" by Nicole Deming, JD, MA

Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Human Resources

Panel Discussion with Daniel Anker, PhD, JD, Clark Distelhorst, MD, Patricia Thomas, MD, FACP

November 8

"Tuberculosis" by Thomas Daniel, MD

Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine

November 15

"The FDA and the Drug Industry: Too Close for Comfort?" by Sidney Wolfe, MD

Founder and Senior Advisor, Health Research Group

November 22


November 29

"Sjogren's Syndrome: Beyond Dryness of Mouth and Eye" by Frederick Vivino, MD, MS, FACR

Chief, Division of Rheumatology

Director, Sjogren's Syndrome Center

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center


December 6

"Medical Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis" by Edith Ho, MD

Division of Gastroenterology & Liver Disease

Director, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Program

December 13

"Learning and Change Project for Patients with Statis Dermatisi" by Susan Nederost, MD

Department of Dermatology

Director, Graduate Medical Education

December 20

"Implementation Science" by Goutham Rao, MD

Vice Chair for Academic Affairs

NorthShore University Health System

University of Chicago

December 27 HOLIDAY
January 3


January 10

"Multiple Myeloma" by Ehsan Malek, MD

Division of Hematology & Oncology

January 17

"Cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa" by Matthew Cooney, MD

Division of Hematology & Oncology

January 24

"Headache" by Michael Devereaux, MD

Department of Neurology

January 31

"The Evidence for Paraimonious Transfusional Medicine and Preoperative Anemia Optimization" by Moises Auron, MD

Department of Pediatric Hospital Medicine

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

February 7

"Cell Therapy" by Hillard Lazarus, MD, FACP

Division of Hematology & Oncology

February 14

"Acid Base Disturbances Affect Cardiovascular Risk" by Mirela Dobre, MD

Division of Nephrology & Hypertention

February 21

"Special Considerations for Cancer in the Elderly" by Cynthia Owusu, MD

Division of Hematology & Oncology

February 28

"New Options for Advanced Congestive Heart Failure - Devices and Drugs" by Michael Zacharias, DO

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

March 7

"Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy" by Laleh Razavi-Nematollahi, MD

Division of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology

March 14

"Updated Guidelines for the Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism" by Scott Wilhelm, MD

Department of Surgery

March 21

"A Perspective on Atrial Fibrillation: The Pursuit of Sinur Rhythm" by Albert Waldo, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

March 28


April 4

"Supportive and Integrative Oncology" by Richard Lee, MD

Division of Hematology & Oncology

April 11

"Transitions of Care along the Spectrum of Kidney Disease: A Focus on Failed Kidney Transplants" by Anne Huml, MD

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

April 18

"Patient Experience" by Joan Zoltanski, MD, MBA

Chief Experience Officer

April 25

"History of the Department of Medicine" by Thomas Daniel, MD

Professor Emeritus

May 2

"Does Chronic Hemodialysis Really Work?" by Thomas Hostetter, MD

Vice Chair, Research

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

May 9

"Redesigning the End-of-Life Experience, with a Specific Focus on Population Health and Community-Driven Innovation" by Ken Rosenfeld, MD

Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Care

May 16

"ACA" by J.B. Silvers, PhD

Weatherhead School of Management

May 23

"Success of UH Cleveland Medical Center based PRIDE Program" by Gowrishankar Gnanasekaran, MD

Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Care

May 30