2013-2014 Medical Grand Rounds

September 13, 2013 Updates in Thrombosis and the Challenges of Older Adults
Elaine Hylek, MD
Medical Director, Thrombosis Clinic and Anticoagulation service, BMC
Professor of Medicine, BUSM

 September 20, 2013 Language Barriers and Medical Interpretation: USA 1984-2013
Eric Hardt, MD
Medical Consultant, BMC Interpreter Services Dept, BMC
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM

September 27, 2013 HIV Treatment and Strategies for Cure
Manish Sagar, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM

October 4, 2013 Sick Euthyroid Syndrome: Should it be treated?
Alan P. Farwell, MD
Interim Chief, Section of Endocrine, Diabetes & Nutrition, BMC
Director, Endocrine Clinic, BMC
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM

October 11, 2013 Sue Kim Hanson Memorial Lecture
Exploring the Allergic Immunity: New Cells, New Pathways
Richard Locksley, MD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institutes
Sandler Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Unversity of California, San Francisco

October 18, 2013 Choosing Wisely about Finite Resources: The Role of the Profession and the Public
Ingelfinger Visiting Professor
Wendy Levinson, MD
Sir John and lady Eaton Professor and Chair
Department of Medicine
University of Toronto

October 25, 2013 Measuring for Improvement: Opportunities and Challenges
Karin Sloan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, BUSM
Director of Clinical Quality

November 1, 2013 Pulmonary Hypertension: What REVEAL has Revealed – new Demographics and Thoughts
Harrison Farber, MDProfessor of Medicine, BUSM
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Center, BMC

November 8, 2013 Clinical Vignettes for Neurology MGH
Nagagopal Venna, MD
Director, Neurology Clinic
Director, Neuro-Infectious Diseases Clinic
Director, Fellowship in Advanced General Neurology
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

November 15, 2013 Recent Major Clinical Trials in Diabetes: Partial Implications
Marie McDonnell, MD
Director, Inpatient Diabetes Program
Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, BMC
Assistant Professor of Medicine, BUSM

November 22, 2013 Non-CF Bronchiectases
George O’Connor, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine, BUSM

December 6, 2013 Clinical Problem Solving Case
Robert Lowe, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM

December 13th, 2013 The Role of Health Literacy in Health Outcomes and Health Disparities
Michael Paasche-Orlow, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM

December 20th, 2013 Transforming Residency Education: Individualizing Training Beyond ACGME Milestones
Gopal Yadavalli, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, BUSM
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, BMC

January 10th, 2014 Thriving in Medicine: Keeping the fires going without burning out
Jane Liebschutz, MD, MPH, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM

January 17th, 2014 Hepatits C Updates
Benjamn Linas, MD, MPH
Director of HIV Epidemiology and Outcomes Research Unit
Assistant Professor of Medicine, BUSM
Section of Infectious Diseases

David Nunes, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM
Section of Gastroenterology

January 24th, 2014 Two Decades of Innovations: Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol and Drug Use in Medical Care
Jeffrey Samet, MD, MA, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, BUSM and Public Health

January 31, 2014 TB Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Jerrold Ellner, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases

February 7, 2014 Thinking About “Thinking” – An Approach to Teaching Clinical Reasoning Skills
Robert Lowe, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

February 14, 2014 Lupus Nephritis: New Treatments and Why We Need Them
Ramon Bonegio, MD
Assistant Profesor of Medicine

February 21, 2014 Kidney Transplants for the Non-Nephrologist
Jean Francis, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

February 28, 2014 Teaching Technical Skills to Housestaff: The Evoloution of see-one, Do-one, Teach-one
Frank Schembri, MD
Director, Pulmonary Interventional Services
Assistant Professor of Medicine, BUSM

March 7, 2014 Geriatric Hypertension
Faulkner Visiting Professor
Mark A. Supiano, MD
Marjorie Rosenblatt Goodman and Jack Goodman Family Professor of Geriatrics
Chief, Division of Geriatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine

March 14, 2014 Schwartz Center Grand Rounds: Coping with Addictions: A Patient and Team’s Journey Together
Panel Speakers:
Lexie Pierson Bergeron, LICSW, General Medicine Program Manager
Kristin Wensley, RN, Office Based Opoid Treatment
Sheila Chapman, MD, Adult Primary Care
Judy Tsui, MD, Adult Primary Care
Schwartz Rounds Physician Leader: Thomas Barber, MD
Schwartz Rounds Facilitator: Carol Mostow, LICSW

March 21, 2014 Advocacy from the Front Lines of Medicine
Jessie M. Gaeta, MD
Medical Director, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
Physician Advocate, Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, BUSM

March 28, 2014 Transforming Practice and Education in the Academic Health Center
Mark Moskowitz Professor: Russell S. Phillips, MD
William Applebaum Professor of Medicine
Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Primary Care

April 4th, 2014 Philip Kramer Visiting Professor – Topic TBD

Eamonn Quigley, MD

April 11th, 2014 Clinical Approach to Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Edward Miller, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Boston University School of Medicine
Assistant Cardiology Fellowship Program Director

April 18, 2014 Beldon Idelson Memorial Lecture - Acute Kidney Injury: Can the kidney heal itself?
Joseph V. Bonventre, MD, PhD
Samuel A. Levine Professor of Medicine
Chief, Renal Division
Chief, Dvision of Biomedical Engineering
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Past-President, American Society of Nephrology

April 25, 2014 Cholera in Haiti: progress and challenges four years into a major epidemic
Louise Ivers, MD, MPH, DTM&H
Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical Shchool
Associate Physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

May 2, 2014 Boston University Alumni Week
From Data to Guidelines to Public Health Message: Is Simple Necessary?
Howard Bauchner, MD, FAAP, FRCPCH
Professor of Pedicatrics and Social Behavioral Sciences, BUSM

 May 9th, 2014 Milestones and Department of Medicine
Gregory Kane, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine and Interim Chairman of the Department of Medicine
Jefferson Medical College

May 16th, 2014 Joseph Korn Memorial Lecture – Topic TBD




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