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


September 7, 2016
"Bugs and People: How Epidemics Change History"
Salvatore Mangione, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

September 14, 2016
"Facts and Principles Learned About Coronary Artery Disease From Studying it for 50 Years"

William C. Roberts, MD, Professor in the Principal Faculty, Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Dallas, TX

September 21, 2016
"Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke:  New and Provocative Data"

David T. Martin, MD, FRCP, Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine; Chairman of Medicine, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, MA

September 28, 2016
"Cardiac Rhythm Devices in Hemodialysis Patients:  Predicaments & Solutions"
Arif Asif, MD, FASN, FNKF, Professor of Medicine, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ

October 5, 2016
"Interventional Treatment and Management of Unruptured Brain Aneurysms"
Sudipta Roychowdhury, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, Rutgers RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

October 12, 2016
"Evolving Therapeutic Approaches and Shifting Paradigms in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma"
C. Ola Landgren, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College; Chief, Myeloma Service, Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, New York, NY

October 19, 2016
"Health System Mergers and Their Impact on Graduate Medical Education"

Michael Leitman, MD, FACS, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Professor of Education and Professor of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

October 26, 2016
"Insulin Sensitizers in Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes"
K. Sreekumaran Nair, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, May Medical School, Rochester, MN

November 2, 2016

"Observations in Hospital Epidemiology"
Richard T. Ellison III, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, Worcester, MA

November 9, 2016
Topic - TBD
Richard G. Marlink, MD, Henry Rutgers Professor of Global Health, Rutgers RBHS, and Professor of Medicine, Rutgers RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

November 16, 2016
"Foodborne Infections - New Approaches to Surveillance, Outbreak Investigation and Prevention"
Robert Tauxe, MD, MPH, Director, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta GA

November 23, 2016 - NO MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS

November 30, 2016
"Current Status of the Rapidly Developing Field of Percutaneous, Nonsurgical Therapies for Mitral and Aortic Valve Disease; Indications, Limitations and Future Directions"

Ted Feldman, MD, MSCAI, FACC, FESC, Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

December 7, 2016
"Targeted Assessment, Treatment, and Discharge of Patients with HFrEF (Heart Failure with "Reduced" Ejection Fraction)"
Zubin J. Eapen, MD, MHS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

December 14, 2016
Morbidity and Mortality Conference

December 21 and 28, 2016 - NO MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS

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