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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 and Upcoming Lectures

Date Speaker Title
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
The 4th Annual Philip E. Donahue, M.D. Lectureship in Benign Gastrointestinal Disease
"Surgery for Chronic Pancreatitis: of Guillotines and Islets"
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July 7, 2015 Lex Denysenko, MD, FAPM
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Thomas Jefferson University
Mini-Grand Rounds
"Alcohol Withdrawal Guidelines"
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June 25, 2015 Chad Gobel
Gobel Group, Healthcare Philanthropy
Philanthropy Grand Rounds

“Generosity Heals”
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June 18, 2015 Nathaniel R. Evans III, MD, FACS, FCCP
Associate Professor of Surgery
Mini-Grand Rounds

"Lung Cancer Screening"
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June 11, 2015 Rohinton J. Morris, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Abington Memorial Hospital
"Mechanical Cardiac Assist:

Past, Present and Future"
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May 28, 2015 Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCM
Associate Professor of Surgery
Mini-Grand Rounds

Severe Sepsis UPDATE Expanding the TJUH Sepsis Bundle
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May 14, 2015 Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCM
Associate Professor of Surgery
Mini-Grand Rounds

“Surgery and DNR: An Oxymoron? High Risk Surgery towards the End of Life”
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May 7, 2015 Bernard L. Lopez, MD, MS, CPE
Associate Dean, Diversity and
Community Engagement
Mini-Grand Rounds

“SKMC’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives, Accomplishments and Future Directions”  
April 30, 2015 Keith D. Lillemoe, MD
Professor and Chair,
Department of Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief, Massachusetts
General Hospital
John H. Gibbon Jr. Grand Rounds

“Surgical Decision-Making: Right & Wrong”
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Past Lectures

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