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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
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”
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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April 19, 2018 Adam C. Berger, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Section of Surgical Oncology
Department of Surgery
Mini-Grand Rounds:
"Clinical Database to Prospective Clinical Trial—A New Paradigm for ‘Bench to Bedside’?"

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April 12, 2018 Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
John H. Gibbon, Jr., Grand Rounds
"Cancer Clinical Trials - A Surgeon's Perspective"

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March 22, 2018 Michael E. Mahla, MD
Professor and Executive Vice Chair Department of Anesthesiology Sidney Kimmel Medical College Thomas Jefferson University
Mini-Grand Rounds:
“Basics of Surgical Positioning”

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March 15, 2018 Theresa P. Yeo, PhD, MPH, MSN, AOCNP
Co-Director, Jefferson Pancreas Tumor Registry
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 
Historical Vignette:
“Gerald J. Marks, MD, FACS (1925- ), Founder of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)”

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March 8, 2018 Heather Logghe, MD
Surgical Research Fellow
Thomas Jefferson University
Mini-Grand Rounds:
"How to Leverage Social Media to Disseminate Science, Promote Public Health, and Build Your Professional Network"

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March 1, 2018 Quan-Yang Duh, MD
Chief, Section of Endocrine Surgery Professor, Department of Surgery University of California, San Francisco
Grand Rounds:
“Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Pheochromocytoma”

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February 22, 2018 Stanton B. Miller, MD, MPH, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Executive Director, Jefferson Center for Injury Research and Prevention
Mini Grand Rounds:
“An Overview of Research Programs at the Jefferson Center of Injury Research and Prevention with Program Showcase in Commercial Driver Fatigue”

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February 8, 2018 Amy J. Goldberg, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Medical Director of Perioperative Services
Temple University Hospital
 
Grand Rounds:
"General Surgery Residents Have Never Been Better"

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February 1, 2018 Phyllis Flomenberg, MD
Professor Department of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases Thomas Jefferson University
Mini Grand Rounds:
"Infection Control Update 2018"

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January 18, 2018 Gerald A. Isenberg, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Surgical Undergraduate Education
Program Director, Colorectal Residency
Sidney Kimmel Medical College 
at Thomas Jefferson University

John Spandorfer, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Roger B. Daniels Associate Dean 
of Professionalism in Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
at Thomas Jefferson University
Mini Grand Rounds:
“The Learning Environment for Medical Students on Their Surgery Rotation”

Not recorded
January 11, 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:
"Departmental Update: The Best of 2017. On to 2018"

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January 4, 2018 Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP, FHM, FSVM
Professor of Medicine & Surgery
Sr. Vice President, Associate CMO
Co-Director, Jefferson Vascular Center
Division Director, Department of Vascular Medicine
Jefferson Health
Grand Rounds:
“Optimizing the Patient for Surgery: 2018 Update”

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December 21, 2017 Joel Rosenbloom, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology
Director, The Joan and Joel Rosenbloom Research Center for Fibrotic Disease
Jefferson Health
Mini Grand Rounds:
“Therapy of Abdominal Adhesions”

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November 2, 2017 Rajesh Aggarwal, MD, PhD, FRCS, FACS
Senior Vice President
Strategic Business Development
Jefferson Health
Grand Rounds:
"Innovation, Health Systems and Patient Care"

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October 26, 2017 Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor & Chair Department of Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Mini Grand Rounds:
"American College of Surgeons - Statement on Firearm Injuries"

No recording available
October 19, 2017 Scott Cowan, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Section of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Mini Grand Rounds:
"NSQIP Update"

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October 12, 2017 John L. Tarpley, MD, FWACS, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology, Emeritus
Vanderbilt University Department of Surgery & Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
7th Annual Lady Grace Rever Osler Lecture:
"Future Qaulity: The Training of the Surgeon- Revisited"

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September 7, 2017 Jonathan E. Efron, MD, FACS, FASCRS
The Mark M Ravitch Professor of Surgery and Urology
Executive Vice Chair Department of Surgery 
Chief of Colorectal Surgery Johns Hopkins University
6th Annual Philip E. Donahue, MD Lectureship in Benign Gastrointestinal Diseases: "Complex Perianal and Perineal Fistulas: A Look at the Past, Present, and Future."

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June 29, 2017 Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor & Chair Department of Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Mini-Grand Rounds:
"Department of Surgery: The Year in Review and Integration 2.0"

Past Lectures

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