Medical Grand Rounds

Wednesdays, 8-9 A.M.
Clinical Academic Building
125 Paterson Street, Room 1302
Conference Center (Behind Reception) New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Accreditation and Designation Statements

jointly accredited symbolIn 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.


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.


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.


August 28. 2019

M&M Conference - "Not Just a Common Cold"
Jonathan Stoll, MD, PGY III Internal Medicine Resident, Rutgers RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

September 4, 2019

"Laennec at 200:  Lung Sounds Revisited"
Salvatore Mangione, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

September 11, 2019

"Immunotherapy: What Internists Should Know"
Janice Mehnert, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine with Tenure, Director, Developmental Therapeutics/Phase I, Leader Melenoma and Cutaneous Oncology Disease Specific Group, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

September 18, 2019

"Red Blood Cell Transfusion: How Low Can We Go?" 
Jeffrey Carson, MD, Provost, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Distinguished Professor, Department of Medicine, Rutgers RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ

September 25, 2019 

"Preventing Atherosclerotic Complications: Hot, Sweet, Fat but Still Waxy?"
Peter T. Kuo, MD, Lecture in Cardiology
Jorge Plutzky, MD
Director, Preventive Cardiology; Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

October 2, 2019 

"Osteoporosis: What's New"
Natalie Cusano, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Director, Bone Metabolism Program, Lenox Hill Hospital

October 9, 2019 

"Improving Surrogate Decision-making for Patients with Advanced Illness"
Douglas White, MD
University of Pittsburgh

October 16, 2019 - Morbidity & Mortality 

Sugeet Jagpal, MD / Vivek Bose, MD

October 23, 2019 - Topic TBD

Martin Blaser, MD, Microbiome Rutgers RBHS

October 30, 2019 - Topic TBD

Jason Adelman, MD, Columbia, Quality & Safety

November 6, 2019 - Morbidity & Mortality

Payal Parikh, MD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

November 13, 2019 - Topic TBD

Andrew Bomback, MD, PhD, Columbia, HTN in CKD or GN

November 20, 2019 - Topic TBD

Lenny Lopez, MD, MPH; UCSF(VA): "Latino Health Outcomes", Post talk informational meeting with residents/hospitalists

November 27, 2019 - No Medical Grand Rounds

December 4, 2019 - Topic TBD

"Pain Management in Rheumatic Disease"
Lee Simon, MD

December 11, 2019 - Topic TBD

Jason Womack, MD
Rutgers Family Medicine

December 18, 2019 - Topic TBD

Dr. OP Hamnvik, Harvard - LGBTQ/Transgender Health