A number of interesting events is scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
Wednesday, May 25
Rocky Vista anesthesiologist to explore Afghan lessons
Dr. Corry Kucik, associate professor of anesthesiology at the Rocky Vista College of Osteopathic Medicine, will present the Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds lecture, “Life and Limb, Blood and Treasure: What the West has Learned from Afghanistan,” from 6:30-7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, in Classroom 3A.
For more information, call Jeannese Alexander at 4-5914 or email her at email@example.com.
Chief resident to help understand surgery's aging risks
Dr. Kirsten Gambrell, chief resident in the Department of Surgery, will give the Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, “Aging and Surgery: Understanding and Counteracting Risks,” at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, in room CW 308 of the Classroom Wing.
For more information, email Carol Hollingsworth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Physiologist to explore pregnancy, preeclampsia
Dr. Eric George, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, “The Placental Glycocalyx in Pregnancy and Preeclampsia,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.
Refreshments will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.
Microbiology chair to examine bacterial virulence factors
Dr. Richard O'Callaghan, chairman of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, will present the Microbiology Seminar, “Using Both Eyes to Find Bacterial Virulence Factors,” at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, in room 6A.
For more information, email Angeline Green at email@example.com.
Thursday, May 26
Advisory CMO to discuss accountability, pop health
Dr. Dennis Weaver, executive vice president and chief medical officer of The Advisory Board Company and Advisory Board Solutions, will present the Distinguished Population Health Lectureship, “Population Health: Accountable for Progress,” from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.
Lunch will be available for the first 50 in attendance. The lecture is sponsored by the Office of Population Health. For more information, email Sondra Redmont at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, June 3
Freeland lecturer to project orthopaedists' future
Dr. Marc F. Swiontkowski, professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Minnesota and CEO of TRIA Orthopaedic Center, will give the 2016 Alan E. Freeland Research Lecture, “I'm a Doctor, Not a Mechanic: What Will the Orthopaedist Be in the Future?” at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 3, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.
The lecture will be followed by a presentation of resident research topics at 2 p.m., chief resident research presentations at 2:15 p.m. and research awards photos at 3:30 p.m. Chief residents scheduled to give presentations include Dr. J. Hunter Berry, Dr. David A. Black, Dr. S. Tal Hendrix and Dr. Adam R. Smith.
For more information about the Alan E. Freeland Research Lecture Series and Resident Research Day, email Amy Kraus at email@example.com.
Tuesday, June 14
Pediatrician to weigh quality, research, practice
Dr. J. Marc Majure, professor of pediatrics, chief of pediatric pulmonary diseases and assistant dean of graduate medical education, will give the next Faculty Development Series: Medical Education Scholarship Rounds presentation, “Is it Quality Improvement, Evidence Based Practice or Research?” from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, in classroom 3A.
Lunch will be available to the first 25 in attendance. The presentation is hosted by the School of Medicine Office of Medical Education. For more information, email Dr. Nicole Borges at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, June 15
Wellness coach to offer energy-boosting sessions
Claude Courtney, onsite wellness coach with ActiveHealth Management, will present a pair of mini sessions for all Medical Center employees from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).
Courtney will present “Get Moving Today!” which will offer tips to fit activity into busy schedules and techniques to stay motivated on a fitness routine, and “Preventive Posture,” which will explore effective techniques to improve posture while standing, sitting and sleeping.
During the presentations, Courtney will also set up a sugary drink table, which will display popular drinks high in sugar, and ask participants to match sugar packets with the amount contained in each drink. For more information, call Brea Cole at 5-8372 or email her at email@example.com.