Tuesdays, January 2014


January 7, 2014 ( Tuesday )

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE COMBINED MED STAFF/MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS

TITLE:
Part 1) Accountable Health Partners Update
Part 2) Measuring Local Medical Practice Variation


SPEAKER'S:
Paul Levy, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine
Charles Ayrault Dewey Professor of Medicine
Professor, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care
University of Rochester Medical Center
Biosketch

Robert McCann, M.D., F.A.C.P
Chief of Medicine at Highland Hospital
Professor of Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
University of Rochester Medical Center
Biosketch

Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:

1. To recognize changes in the landscape of our local health care systems.
2. Understand drivers of variation in care across medical practices.

Location:  Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building

Posted by:  Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 10-Jan-14 5:53pm ET


January 14, 2014 ( Tuesday )

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am
Department of Medicine Fellows Grand Rounds

Presentation 1 - TITLE:
Lyme Disease: An Emerging Concern

SPEAKER:
Angela Branche, MD
Infectious Diseases Fellow
Infectious Diseases Division
Department of Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center

Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:
1. Describe the current trends in the Epidemiology of Lyme Disease.
2. Discuss the various clinical manifestations and their relationship to the timing of infection.


Presentation 2 - TITLE:
Lyme Disease: Testing, Treatment, & Controversy

SPEAKER:
Mohammad Mahdee E. Sobhanie, MD
Infectious Diseases Fellow
Infectious Diseases Division
Department of Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center

Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:
1. Interpret the two-tier testing for Lyme Disease and C6 Antibody testing.
2. Understand treatment options for varying stages of Lyme Disease.

Location:  Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building

Posted by:  Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 10-Jan-14 5:51pm ET


January 21, 2014 ( Tuesday )

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am
Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

TITLE:
The Oklahoma Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) Registry: 1989-2013


SPEAKER:
James N. George, M.D.
Research Professor
University of Oklahoma Medical Center
University of Oklahoma

Biosketch
http://coph.ouhsc.edu/departments/bse/faculty/jgeorge.aspx

Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:

1. Understand the role of ADAMTS13 deficiency in the pathogenesis of TTP and the role
of measurements of ADAMTS13 activity for clinical decisions.

2. Appreciate the long-term morbidities among TTP survivors.

Location:  Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building

Posted by:  Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 14-Jan-14 12:59pm ET


Research Meetings
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Pharmacology and Physiology Spring Colloquium Seminar

Bharti R. Patel
(Graduate Student in the Laboratory of Dr. Gregory G. Tall)

"Utility of Ric-8 as a target to impede heterotrimeric G-protein alpha subunit-driven disease"

Location:  Anders Room (4-69120

Posted by:  Sharon Runion, 16-Jan-14 4:02pm ET


January 28, 2014 ( Tuesday )

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am
Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

TITLE:
Sussman Family Lectureship:

"Palliative Care Futurist"



SPEAKER:
Diane Meier, MD, FACP
Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care
Vice Chair for Public Policy and Professor
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics
Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

Biosketch
http://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/diane-e-meier


Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:
1. Understand the quality and cost outcomes of palliative care models.
2. Describe effective palliative care models in home, telemedicine, and outpatient settings.

Location:  Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building

Posted by:  Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 22-Jan-14 2:45pm ET


Other Events & Dates
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Ph.D. Defense

Speaker: Zhiji Han, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Rochester (Eisenberg/Holland Group)

Title: Light-Driven Hydrogen Production from Water Using Noble-Metal-Free Systems

Location:  Hylan 202 (RC)

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 27-Dec-13 5:20pm ET

 
 
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