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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.


Date Speaker Title
April 3, 2014 Keith Calligaro, MD
Chief, Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy, Pennsylvania Hospital
Clinical Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Grand Rounds
“Diagnosis and Management of Infected Arterial Grafts”
March 20, 2014 Cheryl I. Anderson, RN, BSN, MSA
Director, Quality Improvement, Surgical Educator
Michigan State University
Department of Surgery

Grand Rounds
“Multicenter Study to Enhance Perioperative Teaching”
Feb. 13, 2014 Grand Rounds rescheduled due to inclement weather

Feb. 6, 2014
Rachel Sorokin, MD
Chief Patient Safety/Quality Officer
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Grand Rounds
“Reimbursement for Quality: The Talk of the Town”

Jan. 30, 2014
Kathleen Shindle, RN, BSN, CCDS
Clinical Documentation Specialist
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Mini-Grand Rounds
“Cut to the Matter: Documenation Counts”

Recording not available

Jan. 23, 2014
Massimo Cristofanilli, MD, FACP
Deputy Director of Translational Research
Director, Breast Cancer Clinical Program
& Breast Care Center
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Grand Rounds
“The Evolving Endocrine Management of Metastatic Breast Cancer”

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Date Speaker Title
Nov. 7, 2013
Henry A. Pitt, MD
Chief Quality Officer
Temple University Health System
Associate Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs
Temple University School of Medicine

The 3rd Annual Lady Grace Revere Osler Lecture in Surgical Quality

"Optimal Pancreatic Surgery"

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Oct. 24, 2013
Steven Wexner, MD
Department Chair
Colorectal Surgery
Cleveland Clinic

Grand Rounds
“Surgeon-Influenced Variables in Rectal Cancer Surgery”

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Sept. 19, 2013
Jeffrey H. Peters, MD
Seymour I. Schwartz Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center

2nd Annual Philip E. Donahue, MD, Lectureship in Benign Gastrointestinal Disease

"Understanding Barrett's Esophagus: The Impact of Surgical Perceptions"

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Sept. 5, 2013 Charles J. Yeo, MD
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair,
Department of Surgery
Jefferson Medical College

Mini-Grand Rounds
"Writer's Workshop - How to Write a Paper for Publication"

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May 9, 2013

Douglas J. Mathisen, MD
Chief, Thoracic Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
Hermes C. Grillo Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School

Templeton Grand Rounds

"Tracheal Surgery"

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May 2, 2013 Herbert E. Cohn, MD
Anthony E. Narducci Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair for Quality
Department of Surgery
Jefferson Medical College

A Historic Grand Rounds, 60 Years After the First Successful Use of Dr. Gibbon's Heart-Lung Machine on May 6, 1953

"Fond Memories"

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April 11, 2013 Nancy L. Ascher, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Leon Goldman, MD Distinguished Professor in Surgery
Isis Distinguished Professor in Transplantation
Division of Transplant Surgery
Connie Frank Transplant Center
University of California
San Francisco School of Medicine

John H. Gibbon Jr., MD Grand Rounds
“The Miracle of Transplantation”

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March 14, 2013 Charles J. Yeo, MD
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair,
Department of Surgery
Jefferson Medical College

Mini-Grand Rounds
"Health Care 101- My Baker's Dozen List of 2013: Topics and Lessons"

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March 7, 2013 Geoffrey Dunn, MD, FACS
Department of Surgery and
Palliative Care Consultation Service
UPMC Hamot Medical Center
Erie, PA

"Surgical Palliative Care"

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