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Medical Grand Rounds

Wednesdays, 8-9 A.M.
Clinical Academic Building
125 Paterson Street, Room 1302/Conference Center
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Accreditation and Designation Statements
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Intended Audience
This series is designed to assist internists, general practitioners, family physicians, residents, medical students and nurses in becoming more familiar with new information in the practice of internal medicine and cardiology.

Please note that the second lecture of each month is presented through the Cardiovascular Institute, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ.


January 28, 2015 - POSTPONED TO MARCH 18, 2015

February 4, 2015
"Diabetes and the Increased Risk of Cancer: Mechanisms and Relevance to Antidiabetic Medications"
Derek LeRoith, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

February 11, 2015*
"Your Heart on Plants"
Robert Ostfeld, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY

February 18, 2015
"Public Reporting: Is This Just Another Example of Garbage In Garbage Out?"
Robert Weinstein, MD, Professor of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

February 25, 2015 - Topic TBA
R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, MCCM, Professor of Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ

March 4, 2015
"Four Steps: A Novel Approach to Medical Decision-Making at the End of Life"
David Barile, MD, CEO and Medical Director, New Jersey Goals of Care, Princeton, NJ

March 11, 2015*
"New Oral Anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation: What We Know and What We Don't Know"
Peter R. Kowey, MD, Professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

March 18, 2015

"Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Is It the New Epidemic?"
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Director Liver Transplantation, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

March 25, 2015 - TBA

April 1, 2015 - Topic TBA
Mark A. Perazella, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

April 8, 2015*
"Treating Dyslipidemias: From Molds to Monoclonals"
Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

April 15, 2015
"A Zebra Loses Its Stripes: Diagnosis and Treatment of Systemic Amyloidosis"
Vaishali Sanchorawala, MD, Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

April 22, 2015 - TBA

April 29, 2015 - TBA

May 6, 2015 - TBA

May 13, 2015*
"The Interaction of Diabetes, Hypercholesterolemia and Cardiovascular Disease: A Lifetime Perspective"
Avedis Khachadurian, MD, Emeritus Professor, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

May 20, 2015 - TBA

May 27, 2015
Resident and Fellowship Research Day

*Presented through the Cardiovascular Institute, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ