2015-2016 Medical Grand Rounds


May 27, 2016 – “Humanism in Medicine: Why Now”
Fred J. Schiffman, MD, MACP

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May 20, 2016 – “Scleroderma: Mechanisms and Treatment”
Maureen D. Mayes, MD, MPH

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May 13, 2016 – “Fatty Liver Disease: A Translational Update”
Markus Bachschmid, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine

Michelle Long, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology

Moderator: Robert Lowe, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology

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May 6, 2016- Electronic Cigarettes: “The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly”
Dr. Robert K. Jackler
Sewall Professor and Chair of the Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at
Stanford University School of Medicine 

Rich Media Playback https://echo360.bu.edu:8443/ess/echo/presentation/9ef9fcb3-ee47-499b-95d9-d92487674891

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April 29, 2016- “The ACA. Value-Based Care and the Homebound: A Crossroads of Complexity”
Dr. Christine Ritchie
Harris Fishbon Distinguished Professor in Clinical Translational Research and Aging
Medical Director of Clinical Programs in the Office of Population Health at the University of California San Francisco

Rich Media Playback https://echo360.bu.edu:8443/ess/echo/presentation/de92162e-11a2-48d4-9713-091466fe3c5e

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April 22, 2016- “History of BUSM, a Journey of Social Justice
Dr. Douglas H. Hughes
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Ramsey Professorship of Theory and Practice
Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Rich Media Playback
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April 15, 2016- “The Future of Cardiovascular Epidemiology: Impact of Big Data, Mhealth, Genomics and E-health”
Dr. Vasan Ramachandran
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Chief, Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, and Principal Investigator/Director, The Framingham Heart Study

Rich Media Playback
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April 8, 2016- “Clinical Problem-Solving: A 21-year-old Woman with Lymphadenopathy”
Discussant: Maura Fagan, M.D.
Section of Infectious Diseases
Moderator: Robert C. Lowe, M.D.
Section of Gastroenterology

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April 1, 2016- “Thrombotic Microangiopathies”
Speakers: Dr. Mark Sloan, Dr. Jean Francis, and Dr. David Salant

Rich Media Playback
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March 25, 2016- “Disparities and Social Determinants of Health”
Speaker: Monica Bharel, MD, MPH
Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health

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March 18, 2016- Gary Garber Memorial Grand Rounds “Progress in Aortic Stenosis: New Insights, New Options, New Challenges”
Speaker: Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS
Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Cardiology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Vice Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Innovation

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March 11, 2016-  Philip Kramer Visiting Professor  “Pancreatic Cancer: An Update”
Speaker: Anil K. Rustgi, MD
Grier Miller Professor of Medicine
Chief of Gastroenterology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Rich Media Playback
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March 4, 2016- “Communication in Serious Illness: An Evidence-Based Approach”
Speaker: James Tulsky, MD
Chair, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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February 26, 2016- “State of the Art Hormone Therapy for Transgender Patients
Speaker: Joshua D. Safer, MD, FACP
Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship Training and Endocrinology Education
Boston University Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine and Molecular Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine 

 Rich Media Playback
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February 19, 2016- “Moving Medicine from Ideal World to Real World: Implementation & Improvement Sciences”
Speaker: Allan J. Walkey, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Implementation and Improvement Sciences

Rich Media Playback
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February 12, 2016- “Translating Cancer Research in the Precision Medicine Era”
Speaker: Avrum Spira, M.D., MSc
Professor in the Departments of Medicine, and Pathology and Bioinformatics
Chief of the Division of Computational Biomedicine in the Department of Medicine at BUSM

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January 29, 2016- “Diabetes: New Faces of a Disease You Thought You Knew”
Speaker: Barbara Corkey, Ph.D.
Vice Chair for Research and Director, Obesity Research Center

Speaker: Sara Alexanian, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine – Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition

Moderator: Devin Steenkamp, MBChB
Instructor, Boston University School of Medicine – Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition

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January 22, 2016- “Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act: A Progress Report”
Benjamin Sommers, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Economics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Assistant Professor of Medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

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January 8, 2016- “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End”
Atul Gawande, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Samuel O. Thier Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School

Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, is a surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Samuel O. Thier Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is also Executive Director of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation, and Chairman of Lifebox, a nonprofit organization making surgery safer globally.

Atul has been a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine since 1998 and has written four New York Times bestsellers: ComplicationsBetterThe Checklist Manifesto, and most recently, Being MortalMedicine and What Matters in the End. He is the winner of two National Magazine Awards, AcademyHealth’s Impact Award for highest research impact on healthcare, a MacArthur Fellowship, and the Lewis Thomas Award for writing about science.

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May 29, 2015- “A Sense Sublime: In Search of Patient Centered Outcomes”
Paul R. Chelminski, MD, MPH, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director, UNC Physician Assistant Program

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May 22, 2015 Gary Garber Memorial Lecture  – “Clinical Practice Guidelines: Current Challenges and Controversies”
Patrick O’Gara, MD
Director, Clinical Cardiology
Executive Medical Director, Shapiro Cardiovascular Center at BWH
Professor, Harvard Medical School

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May 15, 2015- “The Innovative Clinic: Managing the Dual epidemics of HCV and Opioid Dependence by Engaging Active Drug Users in Primary Care”
Pooja R. Raval, Md
PGY – 3 Primary Care Resident
Internal Medicine Residency Program
Boston University Medical Center
Recipient of the 2014 Thomas M. Menino Primary Care Challenge Grant, on behalf of Thomas M. Menino and the Boston Health Commission

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May 8, 2015- Joseph Korn Memorial Lecture – “Biomarkers for Accelerating Drug Discovery in Systemic Sclerosis”
Robert Lafyatis, MD
Professor of Medicine, BUSM
Director, NIAMS Scleroderma Center of Research
Translational Director, National Scleroderma Core Center

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May 1, 2015- “Live Long and Prosper – Reflections on a Fourth Aim in Healthcare”
Christine Hunter, MD
Chief Medical Officer of the US Office of Personnel Management
BUSM Class of 1980

Video: https://echo360.bu.edu:8443/ess/echo/presentation/a96775cc-42cf-48b5-87e1-73cdf97ab670

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April 24, 2015- “Internal Medicine in 2015: A National Perspective”
Steven E. Weinberger, MD, FACP
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, American College of Physicians

Video: https://echo360.bu.edu:8443/ess/echo/presentation/0027ca05-1fac-425c-a4e0-d95eed6348bb

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April 17, 2015- “The Kramer Lectureship, Idiosyncratic Drug-Induced Liver Injury”
Naga P. Chalasani, MD
David W. Crabb Professor and Director
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Indiana University School of Medicine

Video: https://echo360.bu.edu:8443/ess/echo/presentation/b61db3ed-2d5f-4c10-8d0f-c0ed35464890

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April 10, 2015- “Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease: Observations, Mechanisms, and Clinical Applications”
Gary Balady, MD
Professor of Medicine
Assistant Dean of Admissions, BUSM
Director of Preventative Cardiology
Director of the Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Laboratories, BMC

Video: https://echo360.bu.edu:8443/ess/echo/presentation/c97e4252-041e-44ce-9dd3-b1def25650ff

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April 3, 2015- “Hospice and Palliative Medicine: Quality Care for Serious Illness”
Faulkner Visiting Professor
Laura C. Hanson, MD, MPH
Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Center for Aging and Health
UNC Palliative Care Program

Video: https://echo360.bu.edu:8443/ess/echo/presentation/05d8276b-1378-41d7-86aa-32e496fe4589
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March 27, 2015- “Evidence Based Management of Brain Aneurysms and Stroke”
Alexander Norbash, MD, MHCM, FACR
Chairman and Professor of Radiology, BUSM

Thanh Nguyen, MD, FRCPc
Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology, BUSM
Director, Interventional Neurology and Neuroradiology, BMC

Video: https://echo360.bu.edu:8443/ess/echo/presentation/ed6e4353-560b-4b07-99f3-afa3ca33674b
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March 20, 2015- Schwartz Center Rounds-“Improving the Experience in Caring for Patients with Disabilities”
John Loughnane, MD
Mary Wood, MS, RN, CCU
Nancy Powell, LISCW, Manager of Long Term Care Support
Lisa Iezziono, MD

March 13, 2015- Mark A. Moskowitz Memorial Lecture – “The Epidemic of Clinician Burnout: We can turn this around”
Mark Linzer, M.D.
General Internal Medicine
Office of professional work life
Hennepin County Medical Center

March 6, 2015- “The Hospital is a Dangerous Place: Quality Care for the Hospitalized Older Adult”
Lisa Caruso, MD, MPH
Interim Chief of Geriatrics
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

February 27, 2015- “We Tortured Some Folks. Physicians and Lawyers at the Post 9/11 CIA Black Sites”
Sarah Kimball, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

Sondra Crosby, MD, PharmD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health
Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health
LCDR, Medical Corps, United States Navy

George Annas, JD, MPH
William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and Chair of Health Law Bioethics and Human Rights
Boston University School of Public Health
Professor, Boston University School of Law
Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Boston University School of Medicine

February 20th, 2015- Department of Medicine of the Future: “The Department of Medicine 2030″
David L. Coleman, MD
John Wade Professor and Chair, BUSM
Physician-in-Chief, BMC

February 13, 2015- “Old, New and Novel Treatments for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): It’s Not all CPAP”
Susheel Patil, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Clinical Director, Johns Hopkins Sleep Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

February 6, 2015- “Influenza: Undertreated, Misdiagnosed, and Partially Prevented”
Darren R. Linkin, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Hospital Epidemiologist and Staff Physician at Veterans Medical Center Philadelphia, PA

January 30, 2015- “Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells: A Primer for Physicians”
Darrell Kotton, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine and Pathology, BUSM
Director, Center for Regenerative medicine (CReM)

January 23, 2015 “Familial Amyloidosis: Old drugs, New tricks and Orphan Disease”
John L. Berk, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM
Director, Bronchoscopy Service, BMC
Associate Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Associate Clinical Director, Amyloid Treatment and Research Program
Director, Amyloid Airway Clinic

January 16, 2015- “The Time is Now: New Approaches to Gonococcal Vaccine Development”
Lee M. Wetzler, MD
Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Microbiology, BUSM
Co-Director for Research

January 9, 2015- “Cardio-Oncology: Overview of an Emerging Field”
Sheilah Bernard, MD, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program