2012-2013 Medical Grand Rounds

September 14
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: What are you so afraid of?
Robert Lowe, M.D.
Educational Director
Section of Gastoenerology, BMC
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM

Sept 21 Implementing the Affordable Care Act: The Supreme Court and the Constitution
George Annas, J.D., MPH
Chair, Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights. BUSPH
William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Prof., BUSPH

Wendy Mariner, J.D., MPH
Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights, BUSPH
Edward R. Utley Professor, BUSPH

Sept 28 The Management of Osteoporosis with Bisphosphonates:  For Whom and How Long?
Clifford J. Rosen, M.D.
Director, Clinical & Translational Research
Maine Medical Center
Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine

October 12 How We Treat Colorectal Cancer: Young and Old
Kevan Hartshorn, M.D.
Director of Hematology Oncology Fellowship, BUSM
Professor of Medicine, BUSM

Steven Sentovich, M.D.
Department of Surgery
Associate Professor, BUSM

October 19 Inventing a Learning Health Care System
Louis Fiore, M.D.
Executive Director, Massachusetts Veterans epidemiology Research and Information Center
Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health, BUSM

October 26 Clostridium difficile
Carol Sulis, M.D.
Hospital epidemiologist, Section of Infectious Diseases, BMC
Assoicate Professor of Medicine, BUSM

Francis Farraye, M.D.
Clinical Director, Section of gastroenerology, BMC
Professor of Medicine, BUSM

November 2, 2012 AIDS Update
Jon Fuller, M.D.
Center for HIV/AIDS Care and Research, BMC
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM

November 9, 2012 Opioids for Chronic Pain: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Daniel Alford, M.D.
Program Director, Addiction Medicine Fellowship, BMC
Medical Director, Office-based Opioid Treatment Program, BMC
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM

November 16, 2012 Sue Kim Hanson Memorial Lecture
Host Defense Strategies
Ruslan Medzhitov, MD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
David W. Wallace Professor of Immunobiology
Yale University School of Medicine

November 30, 2012 Breast Cancer: Update
Karen Antman, M.D.
Dean, Boston University School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine, BUSM

Dec 7, 2012 Medical vs. Surgical Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes: A Debate
Caroline Apovian, MD, BUSM
Donald Hess, MD, BUSM
Marie McDonnell, MD, BUSM
Elliot Sternthal, MD, BUSM

Dec 14, 2012 The Evans and The Department of Medicine: Maintaining Excellence and Growth over a Century Despite Serious Challenges – Slides
Video Presentation
Aram Chobanian, MD
Professor Emeritus, BUSM

Dec 21, 2012 Alcohol Consumption and Heart Disease: A Double Edged Sword.
Eric Awtry, MD
Director, Inpatient Clinical Cardiology, BMC
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM

January 4, 2013 Massachusetts Medicine in Revolutionary America: Epidemics, Compelling Personalities and Care of the Needy.
Samuel A. Forman, MD
Research Scientist
Occupational & Enviromental Health Residency
Harvard School of Public Health

January 11, 2013 Renal Sympathitic Denervation for Treatment of Hypertension
Ashish Upadhyay, MD
Associate Director, Internal Residency Program, BMC
Assistant Professor of Medicine, BUSM

January 18, 2013 Eosinophils in Health and Disease
J. Mark Sloan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, BUSM
Frederic Little, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, BUSM

January 25, 2013 Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Model Immune Mediated Inflammatory Disease
Philip Kramer Visiting Professor
Stephen B. Hanauer, MD
Chief, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Joseph B. Kirsner Professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology
University of Chicago Medicine

February 1, 2013 Fibromyalgia: A Contoversial Entity
Michael York, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM

February 8, 2013 Language Barriers and Medical Interpretation: USA 1984-2013
Eric Hardt, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM
Consultant to BMC Interpreter Services Department

February 15, 2013 The Changing Landscape and Challenges of AL Amylodosis
Vaishali Sanchorawala, MD
Clinical Director, Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation Program, BMC
Professor of Medicine, BUSM

February 22, 2013 EBM: Evidence- Based Mentoring
Faulkner Visiting Professor
Sharon E. Straus, MD, FRCPC, MSc
Director, Knowledge Translation Program
Division Director, Geriatric Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Univ of Toronto

March 1, 2013 Stokes Memorial Lecture in Preventative Care
“Let’s get serious about preventing heart disease: the science of preventative cardiology guideline implementation.”
Thomas Pearson, MD
Professor, University of Rochester

March 8, 2013 Advances in Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Hermant Roy, MD
Section Chief of Gastroenterology, BMC
Professor of Medicine

March 15, 2013 Gary Garber Memorial Lecture
“Surprising Findings from Clinical Trials”
Marc A. Pfeffer, MD, PhD
Senior Physician, Cardiovascular Division
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Dzau Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

March 22, 2013 : Idelson Visiting Professor Lecture
“The Fat Switch: On the Origin of Obesity and the Fattening of Man.”
Richard J. Johnson, MD
Thomas Berl Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Renal Diseases & Hypertension
University of Colorado, Denver

March 29, 2013 Potassium RX: Where are the guidelines?
Steven Borkan, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, BUSM

April 5, 2013 Are Physicians Exposing Their Patients to Excessive Radiation?
Stephanie Lee, MD
Associate Chief, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, BMC
Associate Professor, BUSM

April 12, 2013 Lessons from the Carnegie Report on Medical Education: Opportunities 100 years after Flexner.
Mark Moskowitz Memorial Lecture
David Battinelli, MD
Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs
North Shore LIJ Health System
Professor of Medicine
Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine

April 19, 2013 Sick Euthyroid Syndrome: should it be treated?
Alan Farwell, MD
Interim Chief, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition
Associate Professor of Medicine

April 26, 2013 Intracerebral Hemorrhage: Update
Carlos Kase, MD
Neurologist in Chief, BMC
Professor and Chairman og Neurology, BUSM

May 3, 2013 Clinical Solving Problem Case
Moderator: Robert Lowe, MD

May 10, 2013 BU a Leader in Sports-Related Head Injury: Long  Term Consequences.
Robert A. Stern, PhD
Co-Founder, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy
Director, BU Alzheimer Disease Center Clinical COre
Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, BUSM

May 17, 2013 Joseph Korn Memorial Lecture