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Grand Rounds Archive

2011-2012 Grand Rounds

September 7, 2011
Hazards of Hospitalization: Acute Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

Jeffrey Farber, MD, Assistant Professor, Director, Mobile Acute Care for the Elderly Service, Brookdale Department of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

September 14, 2011
Abnormal Gaits: An Augenblick Diagnosis
Salvadore Mangione, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine; Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

September 21, 2011
The Kidney in Heart Failure
Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS, MRCP, FACC, FASN, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

September 28, 2011
Strategies to Reduce Risk of Noncardiac Surgery
Lee A. Fleisher, MD, Robert Dunning Dripps Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care; Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

October 5, 2011
Hepatitis C: The Next Epidemic
K. Rajender Reddy, MD, Professor of Medicine and Professor of Medicine in Surgery; Medical Director of Liver Transplantation; Director, Center for Viral Hepatitis, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

October 12, 2011
Rationing Critical Care Medicine
Nicholas S. Ward, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brown University; Associate Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

October 19, 2011
Clinical Update on Myelodysplastic Syndromes
David P. Steensma, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Adult Leukemia Group, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

October 26, 2011
Advances and Controversies in the Management in Dyslipidemia
Daniel J. Rader, MD, Cooper-Mcclure Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Director, Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine and Lipid Clinic, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA

November 2, 2011
Creating Health in Times of Chaos: Reducing Risks and Raising Resilience
Julie L. Gerberding, MD, MPH, President, Merck Vaccines at Merck & Co. Inc., West Point, PA; Former Director, U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

November 9, 2011
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Norbert F. Voelkel, MD, The E. Raymond Fenton Professor of Pulmonary Research; Director, Victoria Johnson Center for Obstructive Lung Diseases, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

November 16, 2011
Amyloid Diseases: Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment
Peter D. Gerovic, MD, Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

November 23, 2011
Confocal Microscopy: A Virtual Skin Biopsy Managing Skin Lesions in the 21st Century
Babar Rao, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, UMDNJ-RWJMS, Somerset, NJ

November 30, 2011
Engaging E-Patients
Daniel Sands, MD, MPH, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

December 7, 2011
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: Achieving Optimal Patient Outcomes with Best Practices for Disease Assessment, Treatment and Supportive Care
John P. Leonard, MD, The Richard T. Silver Distinguished Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology and Professor of Medicine, Weill cornell Medical College, New York, NY

December 14, 2011
Skin Involvement in Rheumatologic Diseases
Victoria P. Werth, MD, Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA

December 21 and 28, 2011 - No Medical Grand Rounds

January 4, 2012
Tuberculosis Abroad and at Home: Progress and Challenges
Neil W. Schluger, MD, Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University of College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

January 11, 2012
Caring for Patients with Health Literacy Challenges
Robert Like, MD, MS, Professor of Family Medicine; Director, Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity, UMDNJ-RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

January 18, 2012
Oks-y-gin (Gas Exchange and Respiratory Physiology)
Vivek K. Moitra, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care, Columbia University, New York, NY

January 25, 2012
Approach to Common Musculoskeletal Complaints: Shoulder, Elbow and Hands
Timothy Leddy, MD, Associate Professor, UMDNJ-RWJMS, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New Brunswick, NJ

February 1, 2012
Tobacco Dependence 2012 - Controversies and Evidence-based Treatments
Michael B. Steinberg, MD, MPH, FACP, Associate Professor of medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS, Tobacco Dependence Program, Department of General Internal Medicine, New Brunswick, NJ

February 8, 2012
Dietary Fiber: The Hope, Hype and Reality

C. S. Pitchumoni, MPH, FRCP(C), FACP, MACG, Clinical Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ, and Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA; Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Preventive Medicine, NY Medical Center, New York, NY

February 15, 2012
Newer Drugs of Abuse
Lewis S. Nelson, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

February 22, 2012
The Road to Professionalism in the Digital Age

Katherine C. Chretien, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC

February 29, 2012
Mediation and Moral Aporia

Autumn Fiester, PhD, Director of Graduate Studies; Associate Director, Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

March 7, 2012
Stewardship, Diagnostic Microbiology, and the Seventh Competency

L. Barth Reller, MD, Professor of Pathology and Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

March 14, 2012
An Old Enemy Returns: Cholera Then and Now

Bruce Fisher, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Clinical Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

March 21, 2012
Palliative Care Symposium
The Integration of Palliative Medicine Into Cancer Care

Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH, Chief, Palliative Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

March 28, 2012
Physician Competence and Performance Assessment

Dame Leslie Southgate, DBE, DSc, FRCS, FRCGP, Professor, St. Georges, University of London, London, UK

April 4, 2012
Advances in the Management of Renal Failure in End-Stage Liver Disease

Arun J. Sanyal, MD, Professor of Medicine; Chairman, Division of Gastroenterology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA

April 11, 2012
IgA Nephropathy, The Most Common Glomerular Disease in the World

Gerald Appel, MD, Professor of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons; Director of Clinical Nephrology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

April 18, 2012
Treatment of Sarcoidosis: What to Use and Why

Robert Baughman, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Holmes-University Hospital, Inc., Cincinnati, OH

April 25, 2012

Transitions in Care
Leora Horwitz, MD, MHS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

May 2, 2012

The Medical History of New Brunswick
Norman Reitman, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

May 9, 2012
Antimicrobial Stewardship: Design, Implementation and Efficacy
Neil Fishman, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA

May 16, 2012

Oral Presentations 8-9 AM: Neel Desai, MD; Richard Ro, MD; Phoenix Fung, MD; and Ashish Tikotekar, MD
Keynote Address 9-10 AM: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: An Opportunity for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Wendy Bennett, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

May 23, 2012 - No Medical Grand Rounds/RWJMS Graduation