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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.

Calendar

September 2, 2015
"Is the Practice of Medicine Private, Public, Personalized or Precise?"
Fredric Wondisford, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chair, Department of Medicine, Rutgers RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

September 9, 2015
PETER T. KUO, MD, LECTURE IN CARDIOLOGY*
"Triglyceride-Related Pathways: Key to the Next PCSK9 Inhibitor?"
Emil M. deGoma, MD, FACC, FAHA, FNLA, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

September 16, 2015
"Leonardo and the Reinvention of Anatomy"

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

September 23, 2015
"Tobacco Addiction and Smoking Cessation in African-Americans"
Jasjit S. Ahluwalia, Dean, Rutgers School of Public Health; Professor of Epidemiology and Professor of Medicine, Rutgers RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

September 30, 2015
"Achieving Optimal Outcomes in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease"
Bret Lashner, MD, Professor of Medicine, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

October 7, 2015
"Those Who Understand: Characteristics of Effective Clinical Teachers"

Jack Ende, MD, MACP, Member of the Board of Regents, American College of Physicians, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

October 14, 2015

"Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome"

Jeffrey Laurence, MD, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

October 21, 2015
"Hospital-Based Interventions for Improving the Long-Term Management of COPD
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Imre Noth, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

October 28, 2015
"The Power to Cure Multiplied--Project ECHO"

Sanjeev Arora, MD, FACG, MACP, Distinguished Professor of Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM

November 4, 2015
"Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Evolution of an Observation"

Sherine E. Gabriel, MD, MSc, FACP, Professor of Medicine, Dean, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ


November 11, 2015
"A History of the Development of PAP for Sleep Apnea"

David Rapoport, MD, Professor of Medicine, New York University, New York, NY

November 18, 2015
"Improving CPR Delivery and In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Care"
Benjamin Abella, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

November 25, 2015 - NO MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS

December 2, 2015
"The U.S. Health Care Crisis, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the Alternative, Single-Payer Reform"
Oliver T. Fein, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

December 9, 2015
"LGBT Healthcare 101"
Richard Greene, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY

December 16, 2015
"Red Blood Cell Transfusion: How Low Can You Go?"
Jeffrey Carson, MD, Professor of Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

December 23/30, 2015 - NO MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS

January 6, 2016
ANNUAL JOSEPH AND SUZANNE SEIDEMANN LECTURE IN PULMONARY DISEASE AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
"Airway Smooth Muscle: A Therapeutic Target in Severe Persistent Asthma"
Reynold A. Panettieri, Jr., MD, Professor of Medicine, RWJMS; Vice Chancellor, Clinical and Translational Research, Rutgers RBHS, New Brunswick, NJ

January 13, 2016
"Betablockers for Cardioprotection - Have We Overreached the Evidence?"
Sripal Bangalore, MD, MHA, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, Associate Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

January 20, 2016
"Peripheral Arterial Disease in 2016: Diagnosis, Treatment and Identification of Novel Therapeutics"

Brian H. Annex, MD, George A. Beller, MD/Lantheus Medical Imaging Distinguished Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

January 27, 2016
"Towards Precision Medicine in Multiple Sclerosis"
Suhayl Dhib-Jalbut, MD, Professor, Rutgers RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ, and Rutgers NJMS, Newark, NJ

February 3, 2016
"ENT Interventions in the Management of Dizziness, Migraines and Obstructive Sleep Apnea"

Kianoush Sheykholeslami, MD, PhD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

February 10, 2016

"Prostate Cancer: Update and Future Directions of Precision Medicine"

Robert DiPaola, MD, Vice Chancellor for Cancer Programs, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences; Associate Dean for Oncology Programs, Rutgers RWJMS; Professor of Medicine, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers, RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

February 17, 2016
"A Stroll Through Hepatology: The Most Exciting Subspecialty!"

Vinod K. Rustgi, MD, MBA, Visiting Professor of Medicine and Professor of Surgery, The Thomas E. Starzl Transplant Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

February 24, 2016
"International Humanitarian Missions - The Israeli Experience - Lessons Learned and Taught"
Col. Tarif Bader, MD, MHA, Deputy Surgeon General, Medical Corps, Israel Defense Forces, and Head of Northern Medical Command, Israel Defense Forces

March 2, 2016

"Returning Joy to the Practice of Medicine"
Christine Sinsky, MD, PhD, Vice President, Professional Satisfaction, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL

March 9, 2016
JOHN AND REGINA HELDRICH LECTURE IN CARDIOLOGY*
"Device-Based Interventions to Treat Hypertension: Are We Out of the Box or Out of Our Minds?"
Raymond R. Townsend, MD, Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

March 16, 2016
"Acute Kidney Injury in the Critically Ill Patient"

Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS, MRCP, FACC, FASN, Professor of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY

March 23, 2016 - Speaker/Topic TBD

March 30, 2016 - Topic TBD
Jeffrey A. Gudin, MD, Clinical Instructor, Department of Anesthesiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, New York, NY

April 6, 2016 - Speaker/Topic TBD

April 13, 2016 - Topic TBD
Steven Weinberger, MD, FACP, Executive Vice President and CEO of the American College of Physicians; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; and Senior Lecturer on Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

April 20, 2016
"Depression and Anxiety: An Update on Diagnosis and Treatment"

Thomas L. Schwartz, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

April 27, 2016 - Topic TBD
Peter Green, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY

May 4, 2016
"Beyond antiTNF Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Can We Get Closer to a Cure?"

Emeritus Professor Sir Marc Feldmann, AC, MBBS, PhD, FRCPath, FRCP, FMEDSci, FAA, FRS, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, United Kingdom


May 11, 2016
NORMAN REITMAN, MD, LECTURE IN CARDIOLOGY*

"Next Generation Interventions to Prevent Persistent Atrial Fibrillation"
Jose Jalife, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and The Cyrus and Jane Ferrehi  Professor of Cardiovascular Research; Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

May 18, 2016 - Topic TBD
ANNUAL ROBERT S. PINALS LECTURE ON HUMANISM AND PROFESSIONALISM

"Narrative Paths to Reciprocal Wellness"

Rita Charon, MD, PhD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY

May 25, 2016 - Speaker/Topic TBD
RESIDENCY AND FELLOWSHIP RESEARCH DAY

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