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Medicine Grand Rounds is now on summer hiatus and will resume on August 26, 2015.

During the academic year, Grand Rounds is presented Wednesday mornings at 7:30 a.m. in the Liebow Auditorium in the Biomedical Sciences Building on the UC San Diego School of Medicine campus.

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2014-2015 Medicine Grand Rounds Schedule

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September

Frederick S. Southwick, MD September 3, 2014
Frederick S. Southwick, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Disease & Global Medicine
University of Florida
Medical Errors: Why Are They So Frequent, and How Can We Prevent Them?
 Charles Hicks, MD September 10, 2014
Charles Hicks, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, Owen Clinic
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Update in HIV: 2015
Robert T. Schooley, MD September 17, 2014
Robert T. Schooley, MD
Professor of Medicine
Head, Division of Infectious Diseases
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Hitching a Ride: Bats, Boeing and the Spread of MERS and Ebola
Alina Popa, MD September 24, 2014
Alina Popa MD, FHM
Associate Professor
Division of Hospital Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Teaching Tools for Medical Education

October

Dr. Karl Hostetler October 1, 2014
Karl Hostetler, MD
Professor of Medicine Emeritus
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Director, San Diego VA Medical
Center Endocrinology Clinic
Associate Member, Rebecca and
John Moores Cancer Center, UC San Diego 
Discovery and Development of Brincidofovir (DNA Viruses) and 1968(HPV 16&18)
Photo to come.

October 8, 2014
Elizabeth Winzeler, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pharmacology and Drug Discovery
Director of Translational Research
UC Health Sciences Center for Immunology, Infection and Inflammation
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Developing the Next Generation Antimalarial Drug:  Approaches with the Aim of Malaria Elimination

Dr. Willies-Jacobo October 15, 2014
Lindia Willies-Jacobo, MD, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Community Partnerships
Director, PRIME-HEq
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Promoting Health Equity: The Role of Diversity and Cultural Competency
Amber Sanchez, MD October 22, 2014
Amber Paratore Sanchez, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Plasmapheresis for Medical Disorders

October 29, 2014
Thomas J. Savides, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Chief Experience Officer
UC San Diego Health System
Recent Advances in Endoscopy

November

Dr. Karol Watson November 5, 2014
Karol Watson, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Cardiology
Co-Director, UCLA Program in Preventive Cardiology
Director, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Health Program
The New Cholesterol Guidelines: an Insider's View
Dr. Joseph Vinetz November 12, 2014
Joseph M. Vinetz, MD
Associate Editor, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Deputy Editor, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
CPC Conference: Chronic GI Bleeding in a 50 Year Old Man from Ethiopia
Photo to come. November 19, 2014
Ellen G. Feigal, MD
Senior Vice President, Research and Development
California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Charting New Pathways to Therapies: Experience in Developing Stem Cell-Based Approaches
Photo to come.
November 26, 2014
GRAND ROUNDS CANCELLED - HOLIDAY WEEK

December

Dr. Jess Mandel December 3, 2014
Jess Mandel, MD
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education
Sepsis: An Update for the Non-Sepsisologist
Dr. Gregory Maynard December 10, 2014
Gregory A. Maynard, MD, MSc
Health Sciences Professor of Medicine
Director, UC San Diego Center
for Innovation and Improvement Science
Measurement and Clinical Decision Support Strategies: Beyond the Core Measures
Nick Kim, MD December 17, 2014
Nick H. Kim, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Medicine
Director, Fellowship Program
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Evolution of Treatment for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Photo to come.
December 24, 2014
No Presentation - Holiday Season
Photo to come. December 31, 2014
No Presentation - Holiday Season

January

Photo to come. January 7, 2015
Marion G. Peters, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine
John V. Carbone, MD, Endowed Chair in Medicine
Chief of Hepatology Research
UC San Francisco
What Every Internist Needs to Know About HBV
Dr. Dinna Cruz January 14, 2015
Dinna N. Cruz, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology-Hypertension
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Polymixin B Hemoperfusion
Dr. John Carethers January 21, 2015
John M. Carethers, MD
John G. Searle Professor and Chair
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan
Modulation of Colon Cancer by Imflammation
Dr. Laura Crotty Alexander January 28, 2015
Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Staff Physician
VA San Diego Healthcare System
E-Cigarettes: Safe Cigarette Replacement? or Doomed to Cause Their Own Diseases?

February

Dr. Judith Currier February 4, 2015
Judith Currier, MD
Professor of Medicine
UCLA Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
Division Chief, Infectious Diseases
Associate Director, UCLA Clinical AIDS Research and Education (CARE) Center
The Intersection of HIV, Aging and Non-Communicable Diseases
Dr. Timothy Bigby February 11, 2015
Timothy D. Bigby, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Section
VA San Diego Health Care System
The Asthma Syndrome: Phenotypes, Endotypes & Implications for Treatment 
February 18, 2015
Keith Vaux, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division Director
and Clinical Chief, Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine
Assistant Dean, Medical Education, UC San Diego School of Medicine
Medical Director, CME, Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
Precision Medicine
Dr. Annette von Drygalski February 25, 2015
Annette von Drygalski, MD, PharmD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Hemophilia 2015: From Victoria's Secret to a Cure

March

Dr. William J. Sandborn

March 4, 2015
William J. Sandborn, MD
Professor of Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
Director, UCSD IBD Center
UC San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Health System
Maximizing Anti-TNF Therapy for IBD: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Dr. Christopher Kane March 11, 2015
Christopher J. Kane, MD, FACS
Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Surgery
Chair, Department of Urology
C. Lowell and JoEllen Parsons Endowed Chair in Urology
UC San Diego Health System
Improved Prostate Cancer Detection, Risk Classification and Treatments in 2015
Dr. George Bakris

March 18, 2015
George Bakris, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center
University of Chicago Medicine
Evaluation and Future Treatment Option for Resistant Hypertension

Dr. Pradipta Ghosh March 25, 2015
Pradipta Ghosh, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
UC San Diego School of Medicine
How to Reset a Diseased Cell: A Different Take on Cancer, Organ Fibrosis, Diabetes and More

April

Photo to come. April 1, 2015
Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS
Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Cardiology
Director, Center for Cardiovascular Innovation
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Progress In Aortic Stenosis: New Insights, New Options, New Challenges
April 8, 2015
Alpesh Amin, MD, MBA, MACP, SFHM
Thomas and Mary Cesario Endowed Chair,
Department of Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Business,
Public Health, & Nursing Science
Executive Director, Hospitalist Program
UC Irvine
The Healthcare Conundrum - Challenges and Opportunities Moving Forward
Photo to come. April 15, 2015

Helen M. Ranney Lecturer

Tomas Ganz, PhD, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Pathology
UCLA
Iron Homeostasis Serving Two Masters: Erythropoiesis and Host Defense
Dr. Marc Schuckit

April 22, 2015
Marc A. Schuckit, MD
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry
Editor, Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs
Director of the Alcohol Medical Scholars Program
UC San Diego
Management of Alcohol Withdrawal 

April 29, 2015
Anthony DeMaria, MD
Professor of Medicine
Judith and Jack White Chair in Cardiology
Director, Cardiovascular Center
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Translating Clinical Research into Clinical Practice: A Cardiovascular View

May

Dr. Kim Prisk

May 6, 2015
Kim Prisk, PhD, DSc
Professor of Medicine, Division of Physiology
Professor of Radiology
UC San Diego
Taking Your Lungs to the Moon

May 13, 2015
Stavros C. Manolagas, MD, PhD
The Thomas E. Andreoli, MD, MACP, Clinical Scholar Chair in Internal Medicine
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Director, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/VA Center
for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases
Vice Chair for Research
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Chief, Endocrinology Section
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
For Whom The Bell Tolls: The Quest For Who Will Fracture and Why

Dr. Joel Wilson

May 20, 2015
Joel Wilson, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
UC San Diego
Advanced Cardiac Imaging for Internists

May 27, 2015
Sanford J. Shattil, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Former Chief
Division of Hematology-Oncology
Director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program
Department of Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Platelets: Circulating Textbooks of Translational Medicine

June

 

June 3, 2015
Resident Research Presentations

Darrin Wong, MD
Right Ventricular Dyssynchrony in CTEPH

Julie Chen, MD
Failure to Adjust Diabetes Medication at Discharge
for Hospitalized Patients with Poorly Controlled Diabetes

 Dr. Noel Lee 

Dr. Satya (Nanu) Das

Michele Pham, MD

June 10, 2015
Resident Research Presentations

Noel Lee, MD 
The Prevalence of Coronary Artery-Pulmonary Artery Collaterals in Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension 

Satya (Nanu) Das, MD 
The Role for Cell Free Circulating DNA in Detecting Secondary EGFR Mutations in Advanced Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

Michele Pham, MD 
Decreased BDNF in Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease

 Dr. Lisa Shives

June 17, 2015
Lisa Shives, MD
Director of Clinical Sleep Medicine
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Update on Sleep Medicine and the Bi-directional Relationship Between OSA and Obesity

  

2015-2016 Medicine Grand Rounds Schedule

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September

Dr. Scott Lippman

September 2, 2015
Scott M. Lippman, MD
Director, Moores Cancer Center
Senior Associate Dean and
Associate Vice Chancellor for Cancer
Research and Care
UC San Diego 
Topic to Be Announced

Dr. Rebecca Sell September 9, 2015
Rebecca E. Sell, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Resuscitation
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Program Director, Internal
Medicine Residency Program
UC San Diego Health System
Topic to Be Announced
Photo to come. September 16, 2015
Murray B. Stein MD, MPH
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry
and Family Medicine & Public Health
Vice Chair for Clinical Research in
Psychiatry
Topic to Be Announced 
Photo to come. September 23, 2015
Anne Roberts, MD
Chief of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Thornton Hospital/UC San Diego Medical Center
Topic to Be Announced 
Photo to come. September 30, 2015
Jeremy Hodson Pettus MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Topic to Be Announced

October

Photo to come. October 7, 2015
Gary K. Schoolnik, MD
Professor Emeritus
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Stanford School of Medicine
Topic to Be Announced
Photo to come. October 14, 2015
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced
Photo to come. October 21, 2015
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced
Photo to come.

October 28, 2015
Gary Koretzky, MD, PhD
Dean, Weill Cornell Graduate School
Senior Associate Dean for Research
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Topic to Be Announced

November

Photo to come. November 4, 2015
C. Richard Boland, MD
Chief, Gastroenterology
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Familial Colorectal Cancer Syndromes
Photo to come. November 11, 2015
No Presentation - Veterans Day Holiday
Photo to come. November 18, 2015
Dena Rifkin, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Director of Dialysis Services, VA San
Diego Healthcare System
Division of Nephrology, and Division of Preventive Medicine
University of California, San Diego
Veterans Affairs Medical Center San Diego
Topic to Be Announced
Photo to come. November 25, 2015
No Presentation - Thanksgiving Week
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced

December

Photo to come. December 2, 2015
Barbara E. Murray, MD
J. Ralph Meadows Professor and Director
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Texas Medical School
Houston, TX
Topic to Be Announced
Photo to come. December 9, 2015
George A. Perdrizet, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor and Endowed Chair
Translational Research Hyperbaric Medicine
Emergency Medicine
UC San Diego
Topic to Be Announced
Dr. Barbara Parker December 16, 2015
Barbara Parker, MD
Deputy Director, Clinical Affairs
Medical Director, Oncology Services
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Moores Cancer Center
UC San Diego
Topic to Be Announced
Photo to come. December 23, 2015
No Medicine Grand Rounds - Holiday Season

Photo to come. December 30, 2015
No Medicine Grand Rounds - Holiday Season

January

Photo to come. January 6, 2016
Mark V. Williams, MD, FACP, MHM
Chief Transformation and Learning Officer
UK HealthCare
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Internal Medicine
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine
Director, Center for Health Services Research
University of Kentucky
Topic to Be Announced
Photo to come. January 13, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced
Dr. Eric Holmboe January 20, 2016
Eric Holmboe MD, FACP FRCP
ACGME Senior Vice President
Adjunct Professor, Yale University
Adjunct Professor, Uniformed Services
University of Health Sciences
Topic to Be Announced
Photo to come. January 27, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced

February

Dr. Kim Kerr February 3, 2016
Kim M. Kerr, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit
Thornton Hospital
UC San Diego Health System
Topic to Be Announced
  February 10, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced
  February 17, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced
 

February 24, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced

March

Photo to come.

March 2, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced

Photo to come.

March 9, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic To Be Announced

Photo to come.

March 16, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced

Photo to come.

March 23, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced

Photo to come.

March 30, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced

April

Photo to come. April 6, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced
Photo to come. April 13, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced
Photo to come. April 20, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced
Photo to come. April 27, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced

May

Photo to come.

May 4, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced

Photo to come.

May 11, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced

Photo to come.

May 18, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced

Photo to come.

May 25, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced

June

Photo to come. June 1, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced
June 8, 2016
Mark M. Fuster, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine in Residence
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
UC San Diego
VA Medical Center
Topic to Be Announced
Photo to come. June 15, 2016
Presenter
Title and Affiliation
Topic to Be Announced

 

 

2013-2014 Medicine Grand Rounds Schedule

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September

Ian Jenkins, MD
September 4, 2013
Ian Jenkins, MD
Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
Division of Hospital Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
America's Cost-Quality Crisis
Dr. Kenneth Kizer
September 11, 2013
Kenneth W. Kizer, MD, MPH
Distinguished Professor
University of California Davis School of Medicine
and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
Director, Institute for Population Health Improvement
UC Davis Health System
Integrating Primary and Specialty Care: The Integrated Care Neighborhood and Population Health Analytics
Dr. Ferric Fang
September 18, 2013
Ferric C. Fang, MD
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Microbiology
Adjunct Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Director, Harborview Medical Center Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
University of Washington School of Medicine
The Pathogenesis of Research Misconduct
Dr. Atul Malhotra
September 25, 2013
Atul Malhotra, MD
Kenneth M. Moser Professor, Department of Medicine
Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Director of Sleep Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Cardiometabolic Complications of Sleep Disorders

October

Dr. Daniel Lee
October 2, 2013
Daniel Lee, MD
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine
Director, Owen Lipid/Lipodystrophy Clinic
UC San Diego Health System
Owen Clinic
Preventing Burnout and Reducing Stress through Troubleshooting
Your Mind by Utilizing Kelee Meditation: Implications for
Medical Providers and Patient Care
Navaz Karanjia, MD
October 9, 2013
Navaz Karanjia, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurosciences
Director, Neurocritical Care Program
Medical Director, Neuro-ICU
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Topic to be announced
Dr. Gregory Feld
October 16, 2013
Gregory Feld, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Program
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients with Genetically Mediated Arrhythmia Syndromes
Dr. Amit Shah
October 23, 2013
Amit Shah, MD
Associate Professor, Geriatrics
University of Texas Southwestern
Back to the Future: Housecalls and Hospital in Home -
Lessons from the Original Cost-Conscious, Patient Centered Care

Dr. Rodney Hood

Dr. Ellen Beck

October 30, 2013
Rodney Hood, MD
African American Speakers Bureau on Health
California Black Healthcare Network
and
Ellen Beck, MD
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Social Determinants of Health, Health Disparities and Community Engagement

November

Dr. David A. Schwartz
November 6, 2013
David A. Schwartz, MD
Chair of Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Genetic Determinants of Pulmonary Fibrosis

Dr. Jerry Yee
November 13, 2013
Jerry Yee, MD, FACP, FASN, FNKF
Division Head, Nephrology and Hypertension
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, MI
Chronic Kidney Disease: An Update
Dr. Sanjiv Narayan
November 20, 2013
Sanjiv M. Narayan, MBCHB, PhD, FRCP
Professor of Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine, UCLA
Director of Electrophysiology, San Diego VAMC
Co-Director, UC San Diego Electrophysiology Section
UC San Diego Institute for Computing in Medicine
Paradigm Shifts in the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Photo to come.
November 27, 2013
GRAND ROUNDS CANCELLED - HOLIDAY WEEK

December

Dr. Talmadge King
December 4, 2013
Talmadge E. King, Jr., MD
Julius R. Krevans Distinguished Professorship in Internal Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
UC San Francisco
Connective Tissue Disease and the Lung

William Mobley, MD, PhD
December 11, 2013
William Mobley, MD, PhD
Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Neurosciences
Executive Director, Down Syndrome Center for Research and Treatment
Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior (CNCB)
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Exploring the Biology of Alzheimer's Disease in Down Syndrome
Dr. Christopher Moriates
December 18, 2013
Christopher Moriates, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Hospital Medicine
UC San Francisco
First, Do No (Financial) Harm: High-Value Care from the Frontlines
Photo to come.
December 25, 2013
No Presentation - Holiday Season

January

Photo to come.
January 1, 2014
No Presentation - Holiday Season
Dr. Ehtisham Mahmud
January 8, 2014
Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine/Cardiology
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center - Medicine
Director, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Cath Labs
UC San Diego Health System
New Frontiers in Cardiac Interventions: TAVR and Robotic Angioplasty
 
Dr. Jorg Goronzy
January 15, 2014
Jörg Goronzy, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Restoring Immune Competence in the Elderly
Photo to come.
January 22, 2014
Niraj L. Sehgal, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Chair for Quality & Safety
Department of Medicine
UC San Francisco
Director, Institute for Physician Leadership
Director, IPC-UCSF Fellowship for Hospitalist Leaders
UCSF Center for Health Professions
Fostering a Culture of Safety: More than Just Kumbaya
 
Dr. Michael Madani
January 29, 2014
Michael Madani, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Clinical Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery
Director, UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center - Surgery
UC San Diego Health System
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH):
Indications and Contraindications for Surgery

February

Dr. Robert Wachter
February 5, 2014
Robert M. Wachter, MD
Professor and Associate Chairman, Dept. of Medicine
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine
Marc and Lynne Benioff Endowed Chair
UC San Francisco
Chair, American Board of Internal Medicine
The Quality, Safety, and Value Revolutions: Why Transforming Care Delivery is No Longer Elective
Paul Viviano
February 12, 2014
Will be held in the Leichtag Building, Room 107, this week only
Paul Viviano
Chief Executive Officer
UC San Diego Health System
Associate Vice Chancellor
UC San Diego Health Sciences
UC San Diego Health System Strategic Plan Update
 
Dr. Michael Shlipak
February 19, 2014
Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
UC San Francisco
Chief, General Internal Medicine
San Francisco VA Medical Center
Because Creatinine Is Just Not Good Enough: The Clinical Case for Cystatin C
Dr. Geert W. Schmid-Schonbein February 26, 2014
Geert W. Schmid-Schönbein, PhD
Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Bioengineering
University of California, San Diego 
Auto Digestion: A Mechanism for Inflammation and Organ Failure

March

Alan W. Hemming, MD, MSc

Alexander Kuo, MD

March 5, 2014
Alan W. Hemming, MD, FACS , FRCSC
Professor and Chief
Division of Transplantation & Hepatobiliary Surgery
Department of Surgery
and
Alexander Kuo, MD
Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
Director of Hepatology
Division of Gastroenterology
Department of Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Liver Transplantation
Dr. Ajit Varki March 12, 2014
Ajit Varki, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cellular & Molecular Medicine
Co-Director, Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA)
Co-Director, Glycobiology Research and Training Center (GRTC)
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Many Human Diseases May Be Human-Specific

Dr. Holmboe

March 19, 2014
Eric S. Holmboe, MD
Chief Medical Officer
American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM Foundation
Professor Adjunct of Medicine
Yale University
Adjunct Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Realizing the Promise of CBME for Patients and Professionals

Edward Ball, MD
March 26, 2014
Edward (Ted) Ball, MD
Professor and Chief
Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: the First Stem Cell Therapy

April

Dr. Stuart W. Jamieson
April 2, 2014
Stuart W. Jamieson, MB, FRCS
Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Surgery
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Begin With the Ending in Mind
 

April 9, 2014
Miriam J. Baron, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Painless Loss of Vision in a Patient with HIV
Dr. Rafael Bejar

April 16, 2014
Rafael Bejar, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
Myelodysplastic Syndromes as Models of Cancer Genetics

Photo to come.
April 23, 2014
Michael Oxman, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Prevention and Management of Herpes Zoster and Its Complications
Dr. Martin Blaser
April 30, 2014
Martin Blaser, MD
Muriel G. and George W. Singer Professor of Medicine
Director, Human Microbiome Program
NYU School of Medicine
New York University Langone Medical Center
Antibiotics and Early Life Development

May

Dr. Christopher Carter

May 7, 2014
Resident Research Presentations
Christoph Carter, MD
HIV-1 Genetic Diversity and the Neutralizing Antibody Response
during HIV-1 Infection

Photo to come.
May 14, 2014
Presentation cancelled

Dr. Jeffrey M. Drazen

May 21, 2014
Jeffrey M. Drazen, MD
Editor-in-Chief, New England Journal of Medicine
Distinguished Parker B. Francis Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
The Play of Chance: The Role of Medical Evidence

Dr. Vampola 

Dr. Sterling Dubin

May 28, 2014
Chief Medical Resident Presentations:
Stephen Vampola, MD 

The Role of International Experiences in Medical Training

and

Sterling Dubin, MD
Low Yield of Routine Duodenal Biopsies in the Evaluation of Abdominal Pain

June


June 4, 2014
Erin Gourley Reid, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology-Oncology
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Associate Leader, Hematology Team
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
Vice Chair, Lymphoma Working Group
AIDS Malignancy Consortium
Progress in Management of Lymphomas in HIV

Dr. Wesley Kidder 

Dr. Sheri Tran

June 11, 2014
Chief Medical Resident Presentations:
Wes Kidder, MD

Revisiting the Question of a Physician Shortage in the Era of ACA/Obamacare

and 

Sheri Tran, MD 
The ART of Cardiac Arrests: Characterizing Temporal Patterns of Inpatient Events

 Dr. Jeffrey Chan 

Dr. Nick Marston 

Dr. Kevin Shah

June 18, 2014
Resident Research Presentations
Jeffrey Chan, MD
Altered Forms of Brain Natriuretic Peptide in the Diagnosis of Heart Failure 

 

Nick Marston, MD

and

Kevin Shah, MD (joint presentation)
Serial Sampling of Copeptin Levels Improves Diagnosis and Risk Stratification in Patients Presenting with Chest Pain: Results from the CHOPIN Trial

Dr. Stephen Hayden

June 25, 2014
Stephen R. Hayden, MD
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and
Designated Institutional Official UC San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Emergency Medicine
Pathways to Excellence

Goal

To provide needs-based education for physicians and health care providers to improve knowledge, competence and performance and enable the optimum provision of health care.

Objectives

  • Provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.
  • Demonstrate application of scientific methodology to clinical situations.
  • Know and apply the basic sciences which are appropriate to their discipline.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills with patients, families and professional associates.

Accreditation Statement

The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Coordinator: Amanda Williamson