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Medical Grand Rounds

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

Accreditation and Designation Statements

In support of improving patient care, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians:  Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses:  This activity is awarded 1 contact hour:  60 minutes=1 contact hour

ABIM's Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.  Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity.  It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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 named lectures designated by an asterisk are presented by the Cardiovascular Institute, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ.


November 15, 2017
"Patent Foramen Ovale Closure of Anticoagulation for Cryptogenic Stroke: The Tipping Point!"
Issam Moussa, MD, Professor of Medicine, Rutgers RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

November 22, 2017 - NO MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS

November 29, 2017
"Raynaud's Phenomenon: 2017"

Fredrick M. Wigley, MD, Professor of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

December 6, 2017
"Morbidity, Mortality and Improvement"
Sasha East, MD, PGY 3, Rutgers RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

December 13, 2017

"The Future of Critical Care"

Jeremy Kahn, MD, Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Professor of Health Policy & Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA

December 20 and 27, 2017 - NO MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS

January 3, 2018 - Speaker/Topic TBA

January 10, 2018

"Antibiotic Stewardship:  Why We Must.  How We Can."
Arjun Srinivasan, MD, FSHEA, Associate Director of Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA

January 17, 2018
"Introduction to Advanced Endoscopy"

Michael Kahaleh, MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

January 24, 2018 - Topic TBA
Jason P. Womack, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, Rutgers RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

January 31, 2018
"Update on Adult Congenital Heart Diseases"
Marlon S. Rosenbaum, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

February 7, 2018

"Office Management of the Patient with Advanced CKD"
Jeffrey Berns, MD, Professor of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia, PA

February 14, 21 and 28, 2018 - Speaker/Topic TBA

March 7, 2018 - Speaker/Topic TBA

March 14, 2018
"Usability - A Key Ingredient for Your Electronic Health Record"
Benjamin Hohmuth, MD, MPH, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine; Associated Medical Staff, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA

March 21 and 18, 2018 - Speaker/Topic TBA

April 4, 2018
"Sleep Apnea and Cancer: Epidemiologic and Biological Plausibility"
David Gozal, MD, MBA, The Herbert T. Abelson Professor of Pediatrics, Pritzker Scholar, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

April 11 and 18, 2018 - Speaker/Topic TBA

April 25, 2018

"Hypertension 2018: Lessons from Observational Studies and Clinical Trials to Guide Patient Care"
Daniel Levy, MD, Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

May 2, 2018 - Speaker/Topic TBA

May 9, 2018
"Update on Takotsubo (Stress Cardiomyopathy)"
John E. Madias, MD, Professor of Medicine, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

May 16 and 23, 2018 - Speaker/Topic TBA

May 30, 2018



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