Grand Rounds Schedule 2017-2018



September 12

"Nitrous Oxide for Pediatric Procedural Sedation and Analgesia" by Patricia Scherrer, MD

Immediate Past President, Society for Pediatric Sedation Service

Pediatric Sedation Service, The Children's Hospital of San Antonio

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

September 19

"Changes in COPD Management" by Joanne McKell, MD

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

September 26

"Vascular Medicine Initiatives" by Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, PhD, MPH

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

October 3

"How to Do More with Less: A System-Based Approach to the Care of Vulnerable Older Adults" by Michael Malone, MD

Division of Geriatrics

Aurora Senior Services, Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI

October 10

"Malaria Elimination: When If Not Now?" by James Kazura, MD

Director, Center for Global Health & Diseases

Director, International Affairs in Health Sciences

Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine

October 17

"In-Flight Medical Events" by Alexandre Rotta, MD, FCCM


Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Linsalata Family Chair, Pediatric Critical Care and Emergency Medicine

Interim Division Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine


October 24

"Coding, Billing and Charge Capture Methods" by Janine Canton, CPC, CHC

Revenue Cycle Coding Manager

October 31

"Latent Tuberculosis Infection" by Thomas Daniel, MD

Emeritus Professor, Department of Medicine

November 7

"Synthetic Drugs" by Shan Yan, MD, MPH

Medical Director

Cincinnati Drug and Poison Information Center

November 14

"Antibiotics: The Last Frontier" by David Shlaes, MD

Infectious Diseases

November 21

"Chronic Kidney Disease" by Neil Powe, MD, MPH, MBA

Chief, Department of Medicine

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Constance B. Wofsy Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair of Medicine

University of California San Francisco

Novemer 28 HOLIDAY
December 5

"Chronic Illness" by William Schwab, MD, PhD

Medical Director, House Calls

Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Care

December 12

"Interventional Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism: Options and Opportunities" by Farshad Forouzandeh, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute

December 19

"Is It Time for a Paradigm Shift in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes: Results of Recent Cardiovascular Outcome Trials" by Faramarz Ismail-Beigi, MD

Division of Endocrinology

December 26 HOLIDAY
January 2 HOLIDAY
January 9

"Home Dialysis Modalities" by Sheru Kansal, MD

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

January 16

"2017 Hypertension Guidelines" by Jackson Wright, MD, PhD

Program Director, William T. Dahms Clinical Research Unit

Director, Clinical Hypertension Program

Emeritus Professor, Department of Medicine

January 23

"Non-Pharmaceutical Management of Pain" by Francoise Adan, MD

Medical Director, Connor Integrative Health Network

Adult Psychiatry

January 30

"Building an Academic Career as a Clinician-Educator" by Usha Stiefel, MD

Section Chief, Infectious Diseases

The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

and Patricial Thomas, MD

Vice Dean for Education, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

February 6

"TBD" by Phyllis Nsiah-Kumi, MD

Women's Health

The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

February 13

"TBD" by Ehsan Malek, MD

Division of Hematology & Oncology

February 20

"Chronic Traumatic Encephalopahty" by Michael Devereaux, MD

Department of Neurology

February 27
March 6

"TBD" by Folashade Otegbeye, MD, MBChB, MPH

Division of Hematology & Oncology

March 13
March 20
March 27

"Utilizing Bid Data in Cleveland for Big Discoveries" by Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, PhD

Associate Director, Bioinformatics/Translational Informatics

Case Compresensive Cancer Center and Institute for Computational Biology, CWRU

April 3

"TBD" by Richard Lee, MD

Medical Director, Integrative and Supportive Oncology Program

Seidman Cancer Center

April 10
April 17

"TBD" by Michael Faulx, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

April 24
May 1
May 8
May 15
May 22
May 29