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Grand Rounds 2020

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Tuesday, June 2

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State of the Department

Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA
Chairman, Department of Medicine                                                              
Patrick A. Lehan Professor of Medicine                                                    
Professor of Physiology

Tuesday, May 26


Don Moore

"CME/MOC Strategies"           

Tuesday, May 19

ACP Associate Council Debate

Tuesday, May 12


Tuesday, May 5


Nancy Tatum Ethics Lecture

Janet Jokela

Tuesday, April 28

Heinrich Taegtmeyer, MD

Tuesday, April 21


Inaugural Dan Jones Lecture

Paul K. Whelton, MB, MD, MSc
Show Chwan Professor of Global Public Health
Department of Epidemiology
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Tulane University of Medicine

Tuesday, April 14


Gary L. Teal
Vice President, Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Emory University
Chief of Staff to the President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board, Emory Healthcare

Tuesday, April 7

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Stacy L. Moulder, MD, MSCI
Professor, Department of Breast Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Tuesday, March 31

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Research Day

Douglas E. Vaughan, MD
Irving S. Cutter Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

“Aging in 2020: Inevitable or Preventable?”

Tuesday, March 24

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Joshua Berkowitz, MD, FACP, FAAP, CAQSM
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Team Physician, UNC Sports Medicine
Associate Director and Continuity Clinic Director
Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program

“Sports, Medicine, and Sports Medicine: Building a Career Purposefully and on the Leading Edge”

Tuesday, March 17

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Tariq Shafi
Professor, Nephrology

John Clemmer

"The Physiology of Crashing: Unravelling Dialysis-Associated Hypotension"

Tuesday, March 10

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Sushma K. Cribbs, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Medicine, Pulmonology
Emory University

“HIV-Related Lung Disease: Where We are in 2020”

Tuesday, March 3

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Skye Stoker, RN
Director – Office of Patient Experience

Dr. Lisa Didion, Associate CMO
Patient Experience Medical Director

“Patient Experience Overview in the Department of Medicine”

Tuesday, Feb. 25

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Jeffrey D. Klausner, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Public Health
Division of Infectious Diseases: Global Health
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles

“Addressing Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea: From Research to Practice”

Tuesday, Feb. 18

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Brigitta C. Brott, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering
University of Alabama at Birmingham

“Turning Clinical Needs into New Therapies: An Entrepreneurial Journey”

Tuesday, Feb. 11

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Barry H. Greenberg, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Director, Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program
University of California, San Diego Medical Center

“Miles of Trials and Changin’ Styles: Challenges in Developing New Therapies for Heart Failure”

Tuesday, Feb. 4


Gerard A. Silvestri, MD
Hillenbrand Professor of Thoracic Oncology
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina

“An Irreverent Look at Screening for Lung Cancer”

Tuesday, Jan. 28

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Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA
Chairman, Department of Medicine
Patrick A. Lehan Professor of Medicine
Professor of Physiology

“Precision Medicine for Heart Failure: The Future is Here”

Tuesday, Jan. 21

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Keith M. Swetz, MD
Associate Professor, Hospice and Palliative Care
University of Alabama at Birmingham

"Evidence-Based Palliative Care and Symptom Management Pearls"

Tuesday, Jan. 14

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Timothy C. Allen
Chair, Department of Pathology

"Pathology for the Internist"

Tuesday, Jan. 7

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Dr. Calvin Thigpen

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Richard Wardrop III, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACP
Vice Chair of Education and Faculty Development

Calvin Thigpen, MD, FACP
Program Director, IM Residency

Amanda Clark, MD, FACP
Associate Program Director, IM Residency, and Associate Vice Chair of Communications, Development and Training

"Practice Hacks for the Academic Clinician"