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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
July 25, 2019 Samantha Savitch
Medical Student
Gibbon Society Historical Vignette:
"Joseph Pancoast, MD: The Surgeon who brought Anatomy to Life"
July 18, 2019 Hitoshi Hirsoe, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
Mini Grand Rounds:
"10 years of ECMO Experience at TJUH: Failure, Success, and Expansion"

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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"
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"

May 23, 2019 Allison Aka, MD
PGY-5
Chief Resident Grand Rounds:
"Appendicitis in 2019"
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"
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"
May 2, 2019 David McKeown, MD
PGY-5
Chief Resident Grand Rounds:
"The Management of Diverticulitis in 2019"
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”
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”
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”

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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”

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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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December 6, 2018 Charles Rowland, MSN, CRNP
Outpatient Nurse Practitioner
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Historical Profile: "Joeann Guthrey Taylor Fraser: Trailblazing Nurse in a New Profession"

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October 18, 2018 Scott Cowan, MD, FACS
Vice Chair for Quality
Department of Surgery
Medical Director of Quality & Safety
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
8th Annual Lady Grace Revere Osler Lecture in Surgical Quality
"The Importance of Handoffs"

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October 4, 2018 Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP, FSVM
Professor of Medicine & Surgery,
Sr. Vice President, Associate CMO,     
Co-Director, Jefferson Vascular Center, Division Director, Division of Vascular Medicine
Mini-Grand Rounds:
“Reversal Agents for Direct Oral Anticoagulants”

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September 20, 2018 Aurora D. Pryor, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Professor of Surgery
Chief Bariatric, Foregut: Advanced GI Surgery
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Stony Brook Medicine
Donahue Lectureship in Benign Gastrointestinal Diseases: "Controversies in the Management of Paraesophageal Hernia"

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August 30, 2018  Megan Lundgren, MD
Resident PGY-4, Department of Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
Mini-Grand Rounds:
"Update on TJUH Department of Surgery Opioid Toolkit"

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August 16, 2018 Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Senior Vice President and Chair, Enterprise Surgery
Jefferson Health
Mini-Grand Rounds:
“Two Giants of Jefferson Surgery: W.W. Keen and John Chalmers DaCosta”
August 9, 2018 Nicholas C. Cavarocchi, MD, FACS, FCCP
Director of Cardiac Critical Care and ECMO Programs, Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Mini-Grand Rounds:
"Report on the EOLIA Trial"
August 2, 2018 Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCM
Associate Professor of Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Mini-Grand Rounds:
"Mindfulness and the Power of Awareness"
June 7, 2018


John L. Cameron, MD
Alfred Blalock Distinguished Service Professor of Surgery
Professor of Oncology
Johns Hopkins University
Special Historical Grand Rounds
“William Stewart Halsted: Our Surgical Heritage”
May 24, 2018 Lawrence C. Kenyon, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology, Anatomy, and Cell BiologyAutopsy Director
Mini-Grand Rounds:
"Update on Autopsy Ordering and Consent in EPIC"
May 10, 2018 Allan Stewart, MD, FACS, FACC
Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Director, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Templeton Grand Rounds: "Advances in the treatment of the Thoracic Aortic and Aortic Dissection"

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April 26, 2018 John Entwistle, III, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
Mini Grand-Rounds:
High Sensitivity Troponin Testing

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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.