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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.

Join your colleagues for key updates in internal medicine research and clinical care and timely discussions on topics of special interest in the Department of Medicine.

The Medicine Grand Rounds lecture series is supported by the Stephen Deftos Medicine Grand Rounds Fund. 
 

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2016-2017 Medicine Grand Rounds Schedule

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September

Photo to come.

September 7, 2016
Cheryl A. M. Anderson, PhD, MPH, MS
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
UC San Diego School of Medicine
2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: What They Are, and How We Got There 

Dr. Andrew Morris-Singer September 14, 2016
Andrew Morris-Singer, MD
President and Founder, Primary Care Progress
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University
Relational Leadership to Revitalize Healthcare
Constance A. Benson, MD September 21, 2016
Constance A. Benson, MD
Professor of Medicine
Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health
Infectious Diseases Training Program Director
Director, UC San Diego Antiviral Research Center (AVRC)
UC San Diego School of Medicine
The Diagnosis and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in the 21st Century
Scott Mullaney, MD September 28, 2016
Scott Mullaney, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Nephrology-Hypertension Fellowship Program
UC San Diego School of Medicine
I Don't Know: Embracing Uncertainty in the Practice of Medicine

October

Photo to come.

October 5, 2016
Nancy E. Lane, MD

Endowed Professor of Medicine, Rheumatology, and Aging Research
Director for the Center for Musculoskeletal Health
UC Davis
Current and Emerging Strategies for Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Treatment

 Gabriel G. Haddad, ND October 12, 2016
Gabriel G. Haddad, MD
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Distinguished Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurosciences
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Physician-in-Chief and Chief Scientific Officer
Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego
Genetic Mechnisms of Human Adaptation at High Altitude: An Experiment in Nature
Photo to come. October 19, 2016
Julie B. Schweitzer, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
UC Davis MIND Institute
Director, UC Davis Schools of Health Mentoring Academy
A Model of Mosaic Mentoring to Develop and Sustain SOM Faculty
Photo to come. October 26, 2016
Cynthia Stuenkel, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
UC San Diego School of Medicine
40 Years of Menopause

November

Photo to come.

November 2, 2016
Rob Knight, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
UC San Diego
Measuring and Predicting the Human Microbiome

Photo to come. November 9, 2016
Arleen F. Brown, MD, PhD

Leader, Community Engagement and Research Program
Professor, Department of Medicine, General Internal Medicine
UCLA
Health Care Disparities and Population Health
Dr. Remus Popa November 16, 2016
Remus Popa, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
UC Riverside School of Medicine
High Value Care Training for Graduate Medical Education -- Why and How?
 

November 23, 2016
No Presentation - Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Joe Witztum, MD

Gerry Boss, MD

November 30, 2016 - Two UC San Diego School of Medicine Presenters
Joseph L. Witztum, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
Importance of Cholesterol as a Cardiovascular Risk Factor

Gerry Boss, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine 
Dietary Management of Hypercholesterolemia 

December

Photo to come.

December 7, 2016
Linda Burns, MD
Medical Director, Medical Services
National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) /Be The Match
Scientific Director, Health Services Research Program
Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research - Minneapolis
Surviving the Cure: Late Effects of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation                   

Alison Moore, MD, MPH, FACP

December 14, 2016
Alison Moore, MD

Professor and Chief
Division of Geriatrics
UC San Diego School of Medicine 
Benefits and Risks of Alcohol Use in Adults
and a Review of Unhealthy Drinking in Older Adults

December 21, 2016
No Presentation - Holiday
December 28, 2016
No Presentation - Holiday

January

Robert Owens, MD

January 4, 2017
Robert Owens, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Topic  

Photo to come. January 11, 2017
Igor Grant, MD, FRCP
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry
Director, HIV Neurobehavioral Research Program
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Topic
Photo to come. January 18, 2017
Ramesh R. Rao, MS, PhD
Director, UC San Diego Division
California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2)
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jacobs School of Engineering
University of California, San Diego
QUALCOMM Endowed Chair in Telecommunications and Information Technology
Topic
Denise Kalmaz, MD

December 7, 2016
Denise Kalmaz, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Fellowship Program Director
Division of Gastroenterology
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Topic to Be Announced

February

Photo to come.

February 1, 2017
Joachim H. Ix, MD, MAS, FASN
Professor and Chief
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Topic  

Dr. Christine Anastasiou February 8, 2017
Christine Anastasiou, MD
Chief Medical Resident
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Chief Medical Resident Presentation
Photo to come. February 15, 2017
J. Evan Sadler, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Hematology
Department of Medicine
Washington University, St. Louis, MO 
TTP
Photo to come.

February 22, 2017
Sharon L. Reed, MD
Professor of Pathology
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Reprofiled Drugs for Neglected Tropical Diseases

March

Photo to come.

March 1, 2017
Larry Goldstein, MD
Distinguished Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Department of Neurosciences
Director, UC San Diego Stem Cell Program
Scientific Director, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Director, Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Stem Cells  

Luis Castellanos, MD, MPH March 8, 2017
Luis Castellanos, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Cardiology
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Disparities in Access to Cardiovascular Procedures and Cardiac Rehabilitation
Photo to come. March 15, 2017
Joshua Fierer, MD
Michael and Marci Oxman Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Chief, Infectious Diseases Section and Director, Microbiology Laboratory
VA San Diego Healthcare System
Antimicrobial Resistance: The Road to MDR-1
Photo to come. March 22, 2017
Speaker
Affiliation 
Topic
Photo to come. March 29, 2017
Kenneth Kaushansky, MD

Senior Vice President, Health Sciences
Dean, School of Medicine
Stony Brook Medicine
SUNY Distinguished Professor
The Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: A 20-Year-Old Observation Solved

April

Photo to come.

April 5, 2017
Robert S. Ross, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Echocardiography Lab
VA San Diego Healthcare System
Genetics and Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Photo to come.

April 12, 2017
Zvafler Lecture
Mary Kuntz Crow, MD
Physician-in-Chief, Hospital for Special Surgery
Chair, Department of Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery
New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College
Senior Research Scientist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Topic

Photo to come. April 19, 2017
Marie T. Brown, MD, FACP
Senior Physician Advisor
Physician Satisfaction and Practice Sustainability Group
American Medical Association
Associate Professor, Rush Medical College
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
Practice Wisely and Save 2 Hours/Day
Photo to come. April 26, 2017
William F. Young, Jr, MD
Chair, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism and Nutrition
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Topic

May

Photo to come.

May 3, 2017
Speaker
Affiliation 
Topic  

Photo to come. May 10, 2017
Speaker
Affiliation 
Topic
Ahnika Kline, MD May 17, 2017
Ahnika Kline, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Resident
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Chief Medical Resident Presentations

Ali Farkhondehpour, MD 

Anita Oh, MD 

May 24, 2017
Ali Farkhondehpour, MD (left) and Anita Oh, MD​ (below left)
Chief Medical Residents
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Chief Medical Resident Presentations
Photo to come. May 31, 2017
Speakers to Be Determined
UC San Diego Internal Medicine Residency Program
Resident Research Presentations

June

Photo to come.June 7, 2017
Speakers to Be Determined
UC San Diego Internal Medicine Residency Program
Resident Research Presentations

John Rossettie, MD 

Supraja Thota, MD 

June 14, 2017
John Rossettie, MD (left) and Supraja Thota, MD (below left)
Chief Medical Residents
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Chief Medical Resident Presentations

                 

Summer Hiatus
June 21, 2017 to Autumn

  

2015-2016 Medicine Grand Rounds Schedule

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August

Photo to come.

August 26, 2015
Nathan J. Zvaifler Rheumatology Lecture
Lindsey Criswell, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Rheumatology
UCSF
Refining Genotype-Phenotype Associations in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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 Health 
Targeting Genetic Drivers in Premalignancy 

Dr. Anne Roberts September 9, 2015
Anne Roberts, MD

Chief of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
UC San Diego Medical Center and Thornton Hospital at UC San Diego Health
Interventional Radiology - Approach to Venous Thromboembolic Disease 
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
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Other Wounds of War 
Dr. Rebecca Sell September 23, 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 School of Medicine
Resuscitation
Dr. Jeremy Pettus September 30, 2015
Jeremy Hodson Pettus, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Stem Cell Transplant for Type 1 DM

October

Dr. Gary Schoolnik October 7, 2015
Gary K. Schoolnik, MD
Professor Emeritus
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Stanford School of Medicine
Cholera and Global Warming

Dr. Nancy Spector 

October 14, 2015
Nancy Spector, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Drexel University College of Medicine
Chair, I-PASS Executive Council of the I-PASS Institute
Residency Program Director and Associate Chair of Education and Faculty Development
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Shilpa Patel, MD
Associate Professor
Residency Program Director
University of Hawai'i John A. Burns School of Medicine
Pediatric Hospitalist
Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children

The I-Pass Study: Standardizing the Handoff Process
to Improve Patient Care and Safety

Dr. C. Richard Boland October 21, 2015
C. Richard Boland, MD
Chief, Gastroenterology
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
Familial Colorectal Cancer Syndromes
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
Academic Medicine: Turbulent Waters and Bright Horizons

November

Photo to come.

November 4, 2015
Gerald B. Appel, MD
Co-Director of Clinical Nephrology
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Advances in Treating Lupus Nephritis

November 11, 2015
No Presentation - Veterans Day Holiday
Dr. Dena Rifkin
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 
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System
The Cost Curve Meets the Bell Curve: The Moral Hazard
of Pay-for-Performance in Chronic Disease

November 25, 2015
No Presentation - Thanksgiving Week

December

Dr. Barbara E. Murray December 2, 2015
Barbara E. Murray, MD
J. Ralph Meadows Professor and Director
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Texas Medical School
Houston, TX
The Enterococcus …  A Tale of Survival and Success
of a Second-Rate Pathogen
Dr. George Perdrizet December 9, 2015
George A. Perdrizet, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor and Endowed Chair
Translational Research Hyperbaric Medicine
Emergency Medicine
UC San Diego Health
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy:  From Basics to Bedside and Beyond
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 Health
Breast Cancer: The Power of Precision Medicine
December 23, 2015
No Medicine Grand Rounds - Holiday Season
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
The Role of Hospitalists in a Learning Health System: Are They Needed?
Dr. David Wyles January 13, 2016
David L. Wyles, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Hepatitis C
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
Competency Based Medical Education
Dr. Brian Clary January 27, 2016
Brian Clary, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
UC San Diego School of Medicine
What’s New Is Old: The Legacy of Ernest Amory Codman and Other Personal Reflections on Academic Surgery

February

Dr. Kim Kerr February 3, 2016
Kim M. Kerr, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit
Thornton Hospital at UC San Diego Health
Treatment of Submassive Pulmonary Embolism: A Lysis Crisis?
Dr. Marc Riedl February 10, 2016
Marc Riedl, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
Clinical Director – US HAEA Angioedema Center
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Angioedema: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 
  February 17, 2016
Anupam Agarwal, MD
Professor and Director
Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
What Is New in Acute Kidney Injury?
Dr, Trey Ideker

February 24, 2016
Trey Ideker, PhD
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Bioengineering
UC San Diego School of Medicine
The Cancer Cell Map Initiative

March

Photo to come. 

March 2, 2016
Matthew William McCarthy, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Controlling the Message: The Power of Narrative Medicine

Photo to come. 

March 9, 2016
Maxine Papadakis, MD
Associate Dean of Students
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
Assessment of Professionalism as an Obligation of Self-Regulation

Dr. Anita Raj

March 16, 2016
Anita Raj, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Global Public Health
Director, UC San Diego Center on Gender Equity and Health
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Gender Inequities and Maternal-Child Health in India

Photo to come. 

March 23, 2016
Richard Peek, MD
Director, Division of Gastroenterology
Professor of Medicine
Mina Cobb Wallace Chair in Immunology
Professor of Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt University
New Paradigms in the Management of H. pylori-Induced Gastric Cancer in 2016

Photo to come. 

March 30, 2016
Mahboob Rahman, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Hypertension in 2016 - SPRINTing (or Back?) to the Future

April

Dr. Robert Schooley April 6, 2016
Robert Schooley, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Medicine
UC San Diego
ZIKA Virus: A New (Old) Pathogen
Photo to come. April 13, 2016
Joel T. Katz, MD
Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Resident Duty Hours: Fact, Fiction and the Uncertain Future
Dr. Robert El-Kareh April 20, 2016
Robert El-Kareh, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Divisions of Biomedical Informatics and Hospital Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Improving the Safety and Accuracy of Diagnosis: From IOM to UCSD

Dr. Justin Hayase 

Dr. Jon Faiwiszewski 

April 27, 2016
Justin Hayase, MD (left),and Jon Faiwiszewski, MD (below left)
Chief Medical Residents
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Spin Doctors: Analyzing the Sustaining Mechanisms of Ventricular Fibrillation

May

Photo to come. 

May 4, 2016
Linda F. Fried, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Chief, Peritoneal Dialysis, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Combined Renin Angiotensin System Inhibition for the Treatment of Diabetic Nephropathy: VA NEPHRON D

Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD

May 11, 2016
Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Regenerative Medicine
Deputy Director, Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center
Co-Leader, Hematologic Malignancies Program
Director, Moores Cancer Center Stem Cell Research Program
Moores Cancer Center
Detection and Inhibition of Malignant Reprogramming

Nicholas Marston, MD  

Yevgeny Klebanov, MD 

May 18, 2016
Nicholas Marston, MD (left) and Yevgeny Klebanov, MD (below left)
Chief Medical Residents
UC San Diego School of Medicine
"Is There a Doctor on Board?": Providing Medical Care at 35,000 Feet
and
Dying with Dignity: The Debate Over a Patient's Right to Die

Dr. Duan Chen

May 25, 2016
Duan Chen, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Repurposing Botox to Target the Vagus Nerve
for Treatments of Gastric Cancer and Obesity

June

Dr. Ahnika Kline. 

Dr. Trisha Sharma 

June 1, 2016
Resident Research Presentations
UC San Diego Internal Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Ahnika Kline (left)
Quality Improvement in Internal Medicine: A Test Case of Hepatitis C

Dr. Trisha Sharma (below left)
Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Common Variable Immunodeficiency Disorder

Dr. Mark Fuster

June 8, 2016
Mark M. Fuster, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System
"Cancer of the Lung: A Changing Landscape"

Dr. Mikhail Narezkin 

Dr. Katya Prakash. 

June 15, 2016
Resident Research Presentations
UC San Diego Internal Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Mikhail Narezkin (left)
Predictors of Long-term Clinical Outcome in Patients With Mild Preclinical Diastolic Dysfunction

Dr. Katya Prakash (below left)
Research at the End of Life -- The Human Model

 No Presentation - 2016 Summer Hiatus

 

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