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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.


March 11, 2015
"Brain - The Final Frontier: Neurosurgical Management of Stroke and Brain Aneurysms"
Gaurav Gupta, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Rutgers RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

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
"Uncertainty and Cognitive Error in Clinical Practice"
Bruce Fisher, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

April 1, 2015

"AKI in the Septic ICU Patient: ATN or Something Else?"
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
"Fixing Medicare: The Role of the Health Care Profession"

Albert Siu, MD, MSPH, Professor and System Chair, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai, New York, NY

May 6, 2015
"Practical Issues in Managing the Patient with Rheumatic Disease"
Sergio Schwartzman, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University; The Hospital for Special Surgery; and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

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
Robert Wachter, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

May 27, 2015
Resident and Fellowship Research Day

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