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WebRounds

All presentations are held in the Class of '62 auditorium, unless otherwise noted.

Grand Rounds were not held on Feb 21, Jan 3, 2017, Dec 27, 2016, Nov 29, 2016, Nov 22, 2016, and Mar 29, 2016.

Date Title Presenter
Feb 14, 2017
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Keeping the Silent Killer Silent: What Do We Know about Elevated Blood Pressure in the Inpatient SPEAKERS:
John D. Bisognano, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology (SMH)
University of Rochester Medical Center

Joseph A. Nicholas, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Geriatrics Division (HH)
University of Rochester Medical Center

Bryan J. Stanistreet, MD
Chief Resident, Medicine Pediatrics
Instructor in Medicine
Department of Medicine
Hospitalist Division (SMH)
University of Rochester Medical Center
Feb 7, 2017
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Diagnostic Error, Diagnostic Excellence SPEAKER:
Valerie J. Lang, MD, MHPE
Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Associate Division Chief, Hospital Medicine Division
Director, Medicine Sub-Internship
Department of Medicine, Hospital Medicine Division
University of Rochester Medical Center
Jan 31, 2017
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Roger M. Cass, MD Lecture: Resident-Fellow Interactions in Consultative Medicine: Enhancing Teaching and Learning SPEAKER:
Eli M. Miloslavsky, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, Massachusetts General Hospital
Vasculitis Center - Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Jan 24, 2017
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Calcium supplements: Friend or foe? SPEAKER:
Wei Chen, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Jan 17, 2017
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** Held in Whipple Auditorium
Update on Hepatic Fibrosis and Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis SPEAKER:
Mark A. Levstik, MD
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director of the Liver Center Department of Medicine
Gastroenterology Division
University of Rochester Medical Center
Jan 10, 2017
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Blood-borne Parasites in Upstate NY SPEAKER:
Eric Heintz, MD
Infectious Diseases Fellow
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Rochester Medical Center
Dec 20, 2016
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An Uncommon Case of Fever, Rash and Altered Mental Status SPEAKER:
Matthew Brockway, MD
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine
Hospitalist, HMD
Department of Medicine, Hospital Medicine Division
University of Rochester Medical Center
Dec 13, 2016
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Recent Advances in the Treatment of Melanoma SPEAKER:
Deepak Sahasrabudhe, MD
Professor of Medicine, Oncology, and Urology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Dec 6, 2016
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Hazards of Hospitalization in the Older Adult SPEAKERS:
Nicole Kosier, MD
Geriatric Fellow
Department of Medicine
Division of Geriatrics
University of Rochester Medical Center

Dmitriy Migdalovich, MD
Geriatric Fellow
Department of Medicine
Division of Geriatrics
University of Rochester Medical Center

Morgan Mihok, MD
Geriatric Fellow
Department of Medicine
Division of Geriatrics
University of Rochester Medical Center

Jason Zittel, MD
Geriatric Fellow
Department of Medicine
Division of Geriatrics
University of Rochester Medical Center
Nov 15, 2016
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Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Not Just for Kids Anymore SPEAKER:
Edward Walsh, MD
Department of Medicine
Division of Infectious Disease
University of Rochester Medical Center
Nov 8, 2016
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SGLT2 Inhibitors: A Potential New Agent for Reducing Progression of Diabetic Nephropathy SPEAKERS:
Bilal Iqbal, MD
Fellow in Nephrology
Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
University of Rochester Medical Center

David S. Levy, DO
Fellow in Nephrology
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Nov 1, 2016
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Primary Immune Deficiency Like the Leaves in the Fall SPEAKER:
Maria Slack, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Department of Medicine
Division of Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology
University of Rochester Medical Center
October 25, 2016
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Mary Ellen Riegel, M.D. Memorial Lecture: "Everyone Complains About the Weather, But Nobody Does Anything About it." Building Resilience in the Complex and Hyper-Connected World of Medicine. SPEAKER:
Michael S. Krasner, MD, FACP
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Medicine, Primary Care
University of Rochester Medical Center
October 18, 2016
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** Held in Whipple Auditorium
Should we follow LDL levels? New lipid therapies you should know about SPEAKERS:
Nicholas Paivanas, MD
Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease
Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Rochester Medical Center

Michael Vornovitsky, MD
Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease
Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Rochester Medical Center
October 4, 2016
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Cushing Syndrome: A Diagnostic Challenge SPEAKER:
Ismat Shafiq, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
Department of Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center
September 27, 2016
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Presentation 1: The Future is Now! Biologics and the Treatment of Severe Asthma

Presentation 2: Shedding Light on COPD
SPEAKERS:
Michelle Malnoske, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
University of Rochester Medical Center

David J. Nagel, MD, PhD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
University of Rochester Medical Center
September 20, 2016
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Patient Presentation: Why Did This Man’s Blood Sugar Go Up So Much? SPEAKER:
Wallace E. Johnson, MD
Ralph W. Prince Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Primary Care Division
University of Rochester Medical Center
September 13, 2016
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When to Treat Adults Like Children: Optimizing Therapy for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Young Adults SPEAKER:
Kristen M. O’ Dwyer, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Oncology
Department of Medicine
Wilmot Cancer Institute
University of Rochester Medical Center
September 6, 2016
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Bariatric and Metabolic Endoscopy: A Minimally Invasive Approach to Obesity SPEAKER:
Truptesh H. Kothari MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Director, Developmental Endoscopy Lab at UR
University of Rochester Medical Center
August 30, 2016
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Prevention goes Primetime: Has the quest for CAUTI prevention struck gold? SPEAKER:
Paritosh Prasad, MD, DTM&H
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary & Critical Care Division
Transplant Infectious Disease
Department of Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center
August 23, 2016
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** Held in Whipple Auditorium
To "D" or not to "D": that is the question (this week!). How do we reconcile opposing results from recent trials of ICU dialysis? SPEAKERS:
Scott E. Liebman, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
University of Rochester Medical Center

Anthony P. Pietropaoli, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center
August 16, 2016
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Clinical Versus Statistical Significance, and Use of the p-Value to Make Inference SPEAKERS:
Paul C. Levy, MD
Charles A. Dewey Professor of Medicine
Chairman, Dept. of Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center

David Q. Rich, ScD
Associate Professor, 
Division of Epidemiology
Department of Public Health Sciences
Associate Director,
Center for Energy and Environment
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
August 9, 2016
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"PE or not PE. That is not the question"—The Problem of Overdiagnosis SPEAKER:
Joseph A. Nicholas, MD, MPH, CMD
Associate Director Internal Medicine Residency Program
Associate Director Combined Program in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics
University of Rochester, School of Medicine & Dentistry
Medical Director, The Highlands at Brighton
June 21, 2016
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Jeopardy Trivia and Awards Ceremony SPEAKERS:
N/A
June 14, 2016
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Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Medicine SPEAKERS:
William Novak, MD
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Associate Chief, Hospital Medicine Division
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center

Valery Lang, MD
Acting Chief, Hospital Medicine Division
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center
June 7, 2016
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Familial Hypercholesterolemia SPEAKER:
Robert C. Block, MD, MPH, FACP, FNLA
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine
Director, URMC Clinical Lipidology Program
University of Rochester Medical Center

PANEL:
Catherine Davis Ahmed, MBA
Outreach Coordinator, Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation

Mr. Robert Guesno
Patient, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
May 24, 2016
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The Little Engine That Could....With a Little Help? Evaluating Lifestyle vs Medications for Obesity SPEAKERS:
Cristina Blot, MD
Endocrine, Diabetes & Metabolism Fellow
Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
University of Rochester Medical Center

Chinenyenwa O. Usoh, MD
Endocrine, Diabetes & Metabolism Fellow
Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
University of Rochester Medical Center
May 17, 2016
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So You Know What You Need to About Iron Deficiency?

Carl Oshrain, MD Distinguished Lectureship
SPEAKER:
Pradyumna Phatak, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Chief, Medical Oncology/Hematology
Director, Oncology Strategic Service Unit
Rochester General Hospital
May 10, 2016
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Presentation 1: When is it Time? Referral to Hospice for Non-Cancer Illness

Presentation 2: Outcomes of In-hospital CPR in Dialysis Patients
SPEAKERS:
Adam Cardina, MD
Palliative Care Fellow
Department of Medicine
Palliative Care Division

Janine L. Fogarty, MD
Palliative Care Fellow
Department of Medicine
Palliative Care Division

Fahad Saeed, MBBS
Palliative Care Fellow
Department of Medicine
Palliative Care Division

ALL: University of Rochester Medical Center
May 3, 2016
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Pancytopenia to AML: A Patient's Journey MODERATOR:
Jason Zittel, MD
Chief Resident Internal Medicine
Instructor, Hospital Medicine
Division Department of Medicine

PANEL: John M. Bennett, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Pathology and Lab Medicine, Emeritus
Department of Medicine

Jason Mendler, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Department of Medicine

ALL: University of Rochester Medical Center
April 26, 2016
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New Treatment Options for Rheumatoid Arthritis SPEAKERS:
Mahta Mortezavi, MD
Rheumatology Fellow
Department of Medicine
Division of Immunology/Rheumatology
University of Rochester Medical Center

Chris Palma, MD
Rheumatology Fellow
Department of Medicine
Division of Immunology/Rheumatology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Apr 19, 2016
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Presentation 1: TITLE: “Occupational Bronchiolitis – Popcorn Worker’s Lung”

Presentation 2: TITLE: New Definitions for Sepsis:
What does it mean, where are we going and how are we doing?
SPEAKERS:
Mark J. Utell, MD
Professor of Medicine and Environmental Medicine
Director, Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care
University of Rochester Medical Center

Michael J. Apostolakos, MD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care
University of Rochester Medical Center
Apr 12, 2016
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The Ins and Outs of Physician Mindfulness, Wellness and Work-Life Balance SPEAKERS:
Alan H. Rosenstein, MD, MBA
Staff Physician MEBA Diagnostic Center - Oakland, CA
Consultant and Peer Coach VITAL Worklife - Minneapolis, MN
Internist, San Francisco, CA
Apr 05, 2016
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Developing New Competencies for Patient Care:
Reducing Readmissions and eReferrals
SPEAKERS:
Paul C. Levy, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine
Charles Ayrault Dewey Professor of Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Division
University of Rochester Medical Center

Charles Francis, MD
Professor Emeritus
Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of Rochester Medical Center

John C. Teeters, MD
Chief of Cardiology, Department of Medicine - Highland Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Mar 22, 2016
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“When Breath Becomes Air”:
Caring for Our Patients, Each Other and Ourselves
SPEAKERS:
Timothy E. Quill, MD
Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, and Medical Humanities
Director, Center for Ethics, Humanities and Palliative Care
Department of Medicine, Division of Palliative Care
University of Rochester Medical Center

Carlos M. Swanger, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Medicine, Primary Care Physicians
University of Rochester Medical Center

Aram F. Hezel, MD
Chief of Hematology/Oncology Associate Professor of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
University of Rochester Medical Center

Erin M. Denney-Koelsch, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics
Department of Medicine, Division of Palliative Care
University of Rochester Medical Center
Mar 15, 2016
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Presentation 1: TITLE: Diverticulosis & Diverticular Disease States

Presentation 2: TITLE: Beyond Colonoscopy:
Primary Prevention of Colorectal Cancer
SPEAKERS:
Nicholas Day, MD
Gastroenterology Fellow
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Gastroenterology
University of Rochester Medical Center

Christopher Steevens, MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellow
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Mar 8, 2016
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The Forty-Third Annual Arvilla Berger Lecture:
Clinical Research and the Development of Medical Therapeutics:
What Does the Future Hold?
SPEAKERS:
Elliott Antman, MD, FAHA, MACC
Professor of Medicine
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Mar 1, 2016
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A Case of Festering Fevers & Elusive Enterococcus SPEAKERS:
Mary DeSain, MD
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center

Katherine Dodd, DO, MPH
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center

Karl Scharz, MD
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Rochester Medical Center

Mohammad Mahdee Sobhanie, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
URMC - Highland Hospital