Thomas Jefferson University

Grand Rounds

All Grand Rounds and mini-Grand Rounds lectures are held on Thursday mornings at 7:00 am 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
January 23, 2020 Robert S Pugliese, PharmD, BCPS Director of Innovation Design
Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
Mini-Grand Rounds:
Making It Real: Clinical 3D Printing and Surgical Planning at Jefferson
January 9, 2020 Renee M. Tholey, MD
Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
Mini-Grand Rounds:
SADI-S: Single Anastomosis Duodeno-ileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy
December 19, 2019 Francesco Palazzo, MD, FACS
Chief of Surgery
Jefferson Methodist Hospital

Mini-Grand Rounds:
Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation for the Treatment of Chronic GERD

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December 12, 2019 Robert L. Perkel, MD
Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, SKMC
Chair Emeritus, TJUH Ethics Committee

Grand Rounds:
Ethics, Science, and Medical Apartheid — Six Lessons from History

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December 5, 2019 Geno Merli, MD, MACP, FHM, FSVM
Professor of Medicine & Surgery
Sr. Vice President, Associate CMO
Co-Director, Jefferson Vascular Center
Mini-Grand Rounds:
Perioperative Management Direct Oral Anticoagulants

No recording available
November 7, 2019

Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery

Senior Vice President and Chair, Enterprise Surgery
Jefferson Health

Mini Grand Rounds:
The Enterprise Surgical Retreat Revisited: Summary and Action Plans (abbreviated)
October 31, 2019 Caitlyn M. Costanzo, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Colorectal Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Mini Grand Rounds:
High Resolution Anoscopy for the Treatment of Anal Dysplasia
 
October 24, 2019

Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery

Senior Vice President and Chair, Enterprise Surgery
Jefferson Health

Mini Grand Rounds:
Clinical Documentation Improvement Program: Improving CC & MCC Capture
for the Department of Surgery 
October 17, 2019

Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery

Senior Vice President and Chair, Enterprise Surgery
Jefferson Health

8th Annual Philip E. Donahue, MD Lectureship in Benign Gastrointestinal Diseases:
Surgery for Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors

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October 24, 2019

Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery

Senior Vice President and Chair, Enterprise Surgery
Jefferson Health

Mini Grand Rounds:
Clinical Documentation Improvement Program: Improving CC & MCC Capture for the Department of Surgery 
October 17, 2019

Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery

Senior Vice President and Chair, Enterprise Surgery
Jefferson Health

8th Annual Philip E. Donahue, MD Lectureship in Benign Gastrointestinal Diseases:
Surgery for Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors

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October 16, 2019

* LOCATION *
Gross Conf. Room
1025 Walnut Street
Suite 605 College
Mitchell Kaminski, MD, MBA
NAVVIS Associate Professor of Population Health
Program Director for Population Health
Thomas Jefferson University
Philip J. Wolfson, MD, Memorial Lecture:
Health Care’s New Focus: Social Determinants Matter - Now What Should We Do?

No recording available
October 10, 2019 Harish Lavu, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Mini Grand Rounds:
NSQIP Update

No recording available

September 26, 2019 Karyn L. Butler, MD
Professor of Surgery
Medical Director, Surgical Critical Care
Abington Jefferson Health
Grand Rounds:
Patient Centered Critical Care: A SWOT Analysis

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September 19, 2019 Paul DiMuzio, MD
William M. Measey Professor of Surgery
Co-Director, Jefferson Vascular Center
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Mini Grand Rounds:
Negative Pressure Therapy for the Prevention of Incisional Complications

No recording available
September 12, 2019 Jonathan Brody, PhD
Chief, Division of Surgical Research
Vice Chair of Research
Department of Surgery

Harish Lavu, MD
Chief, Section of Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
Department of Surgery

Dynamic Duo Research:
An Update on Pancreatic Cancer from Bench to Bedside

No recording available

August 29, 2019 Martin A. Makary, MD, MPH
Chief, Islet Transplant Surgery
Professor of SurgeryJohns Hopkins Hospital
 

Lady Grace Revere Osler Lecture in Surgical Quality:

“The Price We Pay: Understanding the Business of Medicine and the Movement to Restore Medicine to its Mission” 

No recording available

August 8, 2019 Robin Dharia, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Div. of Cerebrovascular Disease
Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Jefferson
Mini Grand Rounds:
"Stroke Update for General Surgeons"


August 1, 2019


Vijay Rao, MD, FACR
David C. Levin Professor & Chair
Department of Radiology
Thomas Jefferson University
Mini Grand Rounds:
"Epic Decision Support Tool for Appropriate Imaging Ordering" 

July 25, 2019 Samantha Savitch
Medical Student

Gibbon Society Historical Vignette:
"Joseph Pancoast, MD: The Surgeon who brought Anatomy to Life"

No recording available

July 18, 2019 Hitoshi Hirose, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
Mini Grand Rounds:
"10 years of ECMO Experience at TJUH: Failure, Success, and Expansion"

July 11, 2019 Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery
Senior Vice President and Chair, Enterprise Surgery
Jefferson Health
Department of Surgery
Town Hall Meeting


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June 27, 2019 Elliott Haut, MD, PhD, FACS
Vice Chair of Quality/Safety/Service
Department of Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
 

Grand Rounds:
"Practice, Policy, Public Reporting, & Patient Engagement: Learning from the Venous Thromboembolism Example"

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Jun 13, 2019 Jessica Latona, MD
PGY-5
Chief Resident Grand Rounds:
"A Swan Song: Advances in Hemodynamic Monitoring"

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June 6, 2019 Resident Research Day  
May 30, 2019 Andrew Brown, MD
PGY-5
Chief Resident Grand Rounds:
"Current Trends in Minimally Invasive Surgery, and the Impact upon Surgical Training"

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May 23, 2019 Allison Aka, MD
PGY-5
Chief Resident Grand Rounds:
"Appendicitis in 2019"

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May 16, 2019 Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS
Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery
Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

John Y. Templeton III, MD, Lecture
"New Approaches to
Lung Cancer Management"

No recording available

May 9, 2019 Katerina Dukleska, MD
PGY-5
Chief Resident Grand Rounds:
"
How Low Can We Go? In Search Of the Transfusion Threshold in Neonates Undergoing Surgery"

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May 2, 2019 David McKeown, MD
PGY-5
Chief Resident Grand Rounds:
"The Management of Diverticulitis in 2019"

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April 25, 2019  Ronald P. DeMatteo, MD, FACS
The John Rhea Barton Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine 
University of Pennsylvania

John H. Gibbon Jr. Grand Rounds:
“Optimizing Surgery, an Inhibitor, and Immunity of a Cancer”

No recording available

April 18, 2019  John H. Marks, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Chief, Colorectal Surgery
Director, Rectal Cancer Management Fellowship
Lankenau Medical Center
Lankenau Institute of Medical Research

Grand Rounds:
“Modern Rectal Cancer Management: The Jefferson Contribution”

No recording available

April 11, 2019  Adam P. Johnson, MD, MPH
General Surgery Chief Resident
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Mini-Grand Rounds:
"Morbidity and Mortality Committee: How We Forgive and Remember in 2019"

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February 21, 2019 Ehyal Shweiki, MD, MS Bioethics, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at
Thomas Jefferson University
Grand Rounds:
"Massive Transfusions:
A Historical Review and Discussion of Contemporary Practice "

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February 7, 2019

Theodore Tsangaris, MD, FACS
Surgical Director, Breast Care Center
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Mini-Grand Rounds:
"Modern Mastectomy"

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January 31, 2019 Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery
Senior Vice President and Chair, Enterprise Surgery
Jefferson Health

Mini-Grand Rounds:
“Clinical Documentation Improvement Program: Improving CC & MCC Capture for the Division of General Surgery”

No Recording Available

January 24, 2019 Hugh J. Lavery
Senior Vice President
Government/External Affairs
Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Health Hospital Administration
 
Mini-Grand Rounds:
“Federal and State Landscapes”

No Recording Available
January 7, 2019 Roy L. Sandau, DO, FACOS
Chief of Surgery
Jefferson Health New Jersey

Mini-Grand Rounds:
"Robotic Hernia Surgery"

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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.