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About the department

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.


October 1, 2014
"Update on the Ebola Outbreak - West Africa 2014"
Prathit A. Kulkarni, MD, LCDR, US Public Health Service, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New Jersey Department of Health, Trenton, NJ

October 8, 2014*
"New Aspects of Renin Angiotensin System"
Haralambos Gavras, MD, Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

October 15, 2014
"The Penis, et al. - Everything You Ever Wanted to Know but Never Dared to Ask"

Salvatore Mangione, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

October 22, 2014
"Disaster Preparedness"

Terence M. Brady, MD, FACP, FCCP, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill-Cornell Medical College, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Coney Island Hospital Brooklyn, NY
"The Medical Side of Disaster Management"
Colleen M. Donovan, MD, Assistant Professor, Emergency medicine, EMS Medical Director, Rutgers RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ
Paul A. Mikita II, MA, RN, CEN, Emergency Preparedness Educator, RWJUH, New Brunswick, NJ

October 29, 2014
"Back to the Future: How Apps, Caps, Maps and Naps are Changing the Face of GME and the Healthcare Landscape"

Darilyn Moyer, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine

November 5, 2014
"Stroke Prevention in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibbrillation: Individualized, Patient-Focused Treatment"
Kenneth Bauer, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

November 12, 2014*
"Renal Denervation"
George Bakris, MD, Professor of Medicine, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL

November 19, 2014
"GI Case Challenge - Getting to the Gut of an Unexpected Diagnosis"
Paula J. Busse, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

November 26, 2014 - No Medical Grand Rounds

December 3, 2014
"Treating to Target in SLE?"
Ellen Ginzler, MD, MPH, Distinguished Teaching Professor of Medicine, SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY

December 10, 2014*
“Contemporary Management of Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: ┬áRevascularization or Medical Therapy

Sripal Bangalore, MD, MHA, Associate Professor, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

December 17, 2014
Michael LaCombe, MD, FACC, MACP, LHD (hon), Professor of Medicine, Professor of Medical Humanities, Main General Medical Center, Augusta, ME

December 24 and 31, 2014 - No Medical Grand Rounds

January 7, 2015 - Topic TBA
Lance B. Becker, MD, FAHA, Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

January 14, 2015*
"The New Percutaneous Approaches to Structural Heart Disease: Enthusiastic, but Critical Tour"
Zoltan G. Turi, MD, Professor of Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

January 21, 2015 - Topic TBA
Jack E. Ansell, MD

January 28, 2015 - TBA

February 4, 2015 - TBA

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 - TBA

March 4, 2015 - TBA

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 - TBA

March 25, 2015 - TBA

April 1, 2015 - TBA

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 - TBA

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 - TBA

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