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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.

2015

Date Speaker Title
May 7, 2015 Bernard L. Lopez, MD, MS, CPE
Associate Dean, Diversity and
Community Engagement
 
TBA
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”
April 16, 2015 Kathleen Shindle, BSN, CCDS
Clinical Documentation Supervisor
Mini-Grand Rounds “Time Out: Documentation Counts”

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April 9, 2015 Jonathan H. Waters, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology and Bioengineering
Chief of Anesthesiology, UPMC
Medical Director, Blood Management Division, Biotronics, Inc.
Medical Director, UPMC Patient Blood Management Program
Combined Anesthesia and Surgery Grand Rounds:

"Patient Blood Management: Changing the Transfusion Paradigm”

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March 26, 2015 Glenn S. Cooper, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Cardiology
Jefferson
Mini-Grand Rounds:

"The Jefferson Wellness Programs - A Step Toward a Culture of Wellness"

No Recording
March 19, 2015 Kenric A. Murayama, MD
Chairman and Program Director
Department of Surgery
Abington Memorial Hospital
Grand Rounds:

“The Subspecialization in Surgery: The Yellow Brick Road?”

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March 12, 2015 Ashesh P. Shah, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Mini-Grand Rounds:

"Intestinal Failure Rehabilitation v Transplantation"

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March 5, 2015 Linda Bogar, MD
Cardiac Surgeon
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Grand Rounds:

"Should we still be doing Heart Transplants? Transplantation in the Era of the Machines"

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Feb. 19, 2015 Stanton B. Miller, MD, MPH, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Grand Rounds:

“Application of Public Health Methodologies to the Disease of Injury: The Surgeon and Public Health”

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Feb. 5, 2015 Amity L. Roberts, Ph.D., D(ABMM)
Director of Clinical Microbiology
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Mini-Grand Rounds:

"Rapid Identification of Microorganisms to Enhance Clinical Care"  

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Jan. 29, 2015 David S. Tichansky, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Director, Division of Minimally Invasive, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at
Thomas Jefferson University
Grand Rounds

“Current Trends in Obesity Management”

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Jan. 22, 2015 Adrian Barbul, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
Mini-Grand Rounds:

“Colon Anastomotic Healing: Can We Do Better?”

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2014

Date Speaker Title
Nov. 6, 2014 Mary T. Hawn, MD, MPH
Professor & Vice Chair for Quality in Clinical Effectiveness
Chief, Division of GI Surgery
Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital
Birmingham,Alabama
The 4th Annual Lady Grace Revere Osler Lecture in Surgical Quality

"Evaluation of the Surgical Care Improvement Project: Lessons Learned & Future Direction"

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Oct. 23, 2014 Kevin P. Lally, MD, MS, FACS
A.G. McNeese, Chair in Pediatric Surgery
Richard Andrassy Distinguished Professor
Department of Pediatric Surgery
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
The Philip J. Wolfson, MD Lecture “Mentoring-Notes from the Trenches”

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Oct. 16, 2014 Amanda D. Melendez, BS, MPH,CIC
Infection Control Manager
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
 
Mini-Grand Rounds:
“Speak Up About Hand Hygiene”

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Oct. 2, 2014   John H. Pemberton, MD
Professor of Surgery
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, Minnesota
Third Annual Phillip E. Donahue, MD, Lectureship in Benign Gastrointestinal Disease
“The Evolving Role of Surgery in Patients with Crohn Disease and Chronic Ulcerative Colitis” 

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Sept. 25, 2014 Melanie Sion, MD
PGY4
Mini-Grand Rounds:
“Surgery & Global Health”

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Sept. 18, 2014 Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and
Chair of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
Mini-Grand Rounds
"Update on Affordable Care Act and Healthy PA"

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  Geno Merli, MD
Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Senior Vice President and CMO
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
"Concise Update on Perioperative DVT/PE Prophylaxis in the Surgical Patient"

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Sept. 4, 2014 Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and
Chair of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
Grand Rounds
"Genealogy of the Department of Surgery – A History Lesson from 1824 to the Present: 190 Years"

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June 12, 2014 Theodore N. Tsangaris, MD, FACS 
Professor of Surgery,
Department of Surgery
Surgical Director, Jefferson Breast Care Center 
Chief, Breast Surgery
Mini-Grand Rounds
“The Modern Mastectomy”

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May 22, 2014 Raja M. Flores, MD
Chairman, Department of
Thoracic Surgery
Steven and Ann Ames Professor of Thoracic Surgery
Templeton Grand Rounds
"Current Management of Mesothelioma"

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May 15, 2014 Gerald A. Isenberg, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Surgical Undergraduate Education, JMC
Program Director, Colorectal Residency, TJUH
Chairman, Curriculum Committee, JMC
 
Grand Rounds
"Teaching Professionalism: For Us, For Them or Just the LCME"

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April 24, 2014 David McFadden, MD, MBA, FACS
Professor and Chair,
Department of Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief
University of Connecticut
John H. Gibbon Jr. Lecture "Surgical Game Theory"

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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”

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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”

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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”
Recording not available
Jan. 30, 2014
 
Kathleen Shindle, RN, BSN, CCDS
Clinical Documentation Specialist
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Mini-Grand Rounds
“Cut to the Matter: Documentation 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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2013

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" View Lecture
Oct. 24, 2013
Steven Wexner, MD
Department Chair
Colorectal Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Grand Rounds
“Surgeon-Influenced Variables in Rectal Cancer Surgery” View Lecture
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" View Lecture
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" View Lecture
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" View Lecture
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" View Lecture
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” View Lecture
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" View Lecture