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Grand Rounds

All Grand Rounds and mini-Grand Rounds lectures are held on Thursday mornings at 7am in Foerderer Auditorium in the College Building (1025 Walnut Street) unless noted otherwise. Lectures are open to the Jefferson community and the public.

Recent & Upcoming Lectures

Date Speaker Title
October 13, 2016 Vinay M. Nadkarni, MD
Professor and Endowed Chair
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pediatrics
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
The Department of Surgery & A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children Present Grand Rounds:

"Resuscitating Resuscitation…from the Past, though the Present, to the Future!" 
October 6, 2016 Taylor A. Riall, MD, PhD
Professor
Chief, Division of General Surgery/Surgical Oncology
Vice Chair of Quality and Performance
University of Arizona
 
The 6th Annual Lady Grace Revere Osler Lecture in Surgical Quality

“Gallstone Disease in Older Patients: Translation of Health Services Research into Clinical Practice”
September 22, 2016 David B. Adams, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Medical University of South Carolina
The Philip Wolfson, MD Lecture:
The Chicago School and the Rise and Fall of Surgery for GERD: “It was a Grand and Stimulating Time” 
 
September 15, 2016 James F. Burdick, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Author: "Talking About Single Payer"
Grand Rounds:
"Doctors in Universal Health Care"
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August 11, 2016 Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor & Chair
Department of Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Mini Grand Rounds:
"ACS Statement on Operating Room Attire"
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August 4, 2016 Jonathan Brody, PhD
Professor & Director, Division of Surgical Research
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University 
 
Grand Rounds:
"CRISPR technology: Potentially A More Important Medical Breakthrough Than the Discovery of Penicillin"
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July 28, 2016 Rebecca Jaffee, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Hospital Medicine
Assistant Patient Safety Officer, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Mini Grand Rounds:
"Advances in Patient Rescue: Rapid Response Teams & Beyond"
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July 21, 2016 Theodore Christopher, MD, FACEP
Professor & Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University 
 
Mini Grand Rounds:
"Emergency Medicine Information Session"
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July 7, 2016 Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Mini Grand Rounds:
“Tighten the Accuracy of Your Documentation”
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June 30, 2016 Scott W. Cowan, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Section of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University 
 
Mini Grand Rounds:
"Quality and Safety Survey Debrief"
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June 16, 2016 Kathleen Shindle, RN, BSN, CCDS, CDIP
Clinical Documentation Supervisor
Mini Grand Rounds:
“Tighten the Accuracy of Your Documentation”
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June 9, 2016 John V. Conte, Jr., MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Surgical Director Structural Heart Disease Program

 

Templeton Lecture Grand Rounds:
“The Minimization of Cardiac Surgery”
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May 26, 2016 Carla M. Pugh, MD, PhD, FACS
Susan Behrens, MD, Professor of Surgical Education Vice Chair of Education and Patient Safety Clinical Director-MOC Portfolio Program & Clinical Simulation Program University of Wisconsin
Grand Rounds:
“What can Sensors and Motion Tracking Technology Tell us about Technical Skills Performance?” 
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May 12, 2016 Deborah Ziring, MD
Associate Dean Academic Affairs/UME-JeffMD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

and

Steven K. Herrine, MD
Vice Dean, Academic Affairs/UME
Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Mini Grand Rounds:
"JeffMD Update"
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May 5, 2016 Dynamic Duo Series: View Lectures
Adam Frank, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
 
"Hepatocellular Cancer - 0ne Transplant Surgeon's Perspective"
Hushan Yang, PhD
Associate Professor, Medical Oncology
 
"Genomic Aberrations of Mitochondrial DNAs in the risk prediction and early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma in HBV patients"
April 28, 2016 Mark Talamini, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery
Stony Brook School of Medicine 
Gibbon Grand Rounds: 
“Surgery and Technology: a Complicated Partnership”
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March 24, 2016 Dynamic Duo Series: "Hormone Hypothesis for Colorectal Cancer"
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Scott A. Waldman, MD, PhD
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Professor & Chair, Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
 
Scott D. Goldstein, MD, FACS
Professor and Director, Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery
March 17, 2016 Cataldo Doria, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS
Nicoletti Family Professor of Transplant Surgery
Director, Jefferson Transplant Institute
Director, Division of Transplantation Surgical Director, Jefferson Liver Tumor Center
 
Grand Rounds:
"Acute Liver Failure: Diagnosis and Treatment"
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March 3, 2016 Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS
Associate Professor of Surgery,
Carolina Healthcare System

Surgical and Research Director,
Carolina Simulation Center
Grand Rounds:
“Push Your Performance to the Next Level: Evidence-based Methods for Surgical Performance Optimization”
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February 18, 2016 Alexander Arriaga, MD, MPH, ScD
Attending Anesthesiologist
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Mini Grand Rounds:
"Crisis Checklists for the Operating Room: A Randomized Controlled Trial Using High-Fidelity Medical Simulation"
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February 11, 2016 John Kairys, MD, FACS
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Mini Grand Rounds:
"EPIC Engagement Update" 
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February 4, 2016 Harrison Pitcher, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Mini Grand Rounds:
"Surgical Management of Pulmonary Embolism"
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January 28, 2016 Patrick J. Greaney, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery
Grand Rounds:
"The Evolution of Breast Reconstruction"
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January 28, 2016 Adam Johnson, MD
Surgical Quality Fellow
Mini Grand Rounds:
"The Assessment of the Impact of Resident Work on Patient Outcomes: An ACS NSQIP QITI Study"
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January 21, 2016

Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at
Thomas Jefferson University
Mini Grand Rounds:
"Ethical Implications of Patients and Families Secretly Recording Conversations with Physicians" 
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January 7, 2016 Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University 
Mini Grand Rounds:
"Improving Diagnosis in Health Care - The IOM Report"
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December 10, 2015 Drs. Jordan Winter and Mark Curtis Dynamic Duo Presentation:
"Glioblastoma and IDH-1"
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November 19, 2015 Drs. Charles J. Yeo and Jonathan Brody
Co-Directors, Jefferson Pancreatic, Biliary & Related Cancer Center
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at
Thomas Jefferson University
Inaugural Dynamic fDuo Presentation:
“Pancreatic Cancer” 
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November 12, 2015 Jennifer F. Tseng, MD
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
Clinical Co-Director of Surgery, BIDMC Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
 
5th Annual Lady Grace Revere Osler Lecture in Surgical Quality:
“Lesson from SOAR: Building an Outcomes Research Institute”
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October 15, 2015

Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair of Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at
Thomas Jefferson University
Mini-Grand Rounds:
“The Correspondence of William Stewart Halsted and John Chalmers DaCosta”
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September 17, 2015

Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
New York Times Best Selling Author
Grand Rounds:
"Dr. Mütter’s Marvels: The Life & Times of Dr. Thomas Mütter"
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September 10, 2015 Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD
Dallas B. Phemister Professor of Surgery
Chairman and Surgeon-in-Chief
University of Chicago
4th Annual Philip E. Donahue, M.D. Lectureship in Benign Gastrointestinal Disease:
"Surgery for Chronic Pancreatitis: of Guillotines and Islets"
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Past Lectures

Grand Rounds presentations and lectures (back to 2013) are archived in the Jefferson Digital Commons. Click here to view.