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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
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”
March 24, 2016 Scott A. Waldman, MD, PhD
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Scott D. Goldstein, MD, FACS
Professor and Director, Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery
Dynamic Duo Series:
"Hormone Hypothesis for Colorectal Cancer"

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March 17, 2016 Cataldo Doria, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS
Nicoletti Family Professor of Transplant Surgery
Director, Jefferson Transplant Institute
Director, Division of TransplantationSurgical Director Kimmel Cancer Center – 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 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 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
The Inaugural Dynamic Duo 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
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"  View Lecture
June 11, 2015 Rohinton J. Morris, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Abington Memorial Hospital
"Mechanical Cardiac Assist:
Past, Present and Future" View Lecture
 
May 28, 2015 Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCM
Associate Professor of Surgery
 
Mini-Grand Rounds
"Severe Sepsis UPDATE Expanding the TJUH Sepsis Bundle" View Lecture
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” View Lecture
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” View Lecture

Past Lectures

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