Medical Grand Rounds

Medical Grand Rounds

UVA Department of Medicine
Medical Grand Rounds

Wednesdays 12:00- 1:00 pm
Old Jordan Hall Auditorium, rm. 1005 (unless otherwise noted)

This week's Medical Grand Rounds lecture

CME Accreditation Statement:

  • The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • The University Of Virginia School Of Medicine awards one hour of participation to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a permanent record of participants who have been awarded hours of participation. CME transcripts may be obtained at (click on Transcripts and follow the instructions).
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Summer/Fall 2015 Schedule:





July 1

Richard Hall, MD

Immunotherapy in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Promise But Also Problems

UVA Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine

July 8

Michael F. Rein, MD

BFFs: Syphilis and HIV

Professor Emeritus, UVA Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine

July 15

Jeffrey A. Linder, MD, MPH


Improving Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Respiratory Infections Using Behavioral Economic Principles

Associate Professor of Medicine,

Harvard Medical School

July 22

Joshua King, MD

Novel Psychoactive Agents: Brave New World of Illicit Drug Use

Assistant Professor, Nephrology & Medical Toxicology, UVA

July 29

Kodi S. Ravichandran, PhD

Turnover of Cells and Their Relevance to Disease

Professor and Chair, UVA Division of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology

August 5

Robert Dreicer, MD

Prostate Cancer for the Internist: 2015

Professor of Medicine & Deputy Director, UVA Cancer Center

August 12

Gary K. Owens, PhD

The Embryonic Stem Cell Pluripotency Genes Oct4 and Klf4 Regulate SMC Phenotypic Transitions Critical in the Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis

Professor of Cardiovascular Research, Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics, UVA

August 19

Panel: Mitchell Rosner, Gerald Donowitz, Clint Merritt, Jeffrey Sturek

General Medicine: Changes to Improve Care and Education

- Mitch Rosner, MD - Chair, UVA Department of Medicine

- Gerald Donowitz, MD - Professor of Medicine and Vice Chair for Education, UVA Department of Medicine
- Clint Merritt, MD - Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Director, Hospitalist Medicine, UVA Hospital
- Jeff Sturek - IM Chief Resident, 2015-16

August 26

Steven A. Newman, MD

Ophthalmology for the Internist

Professor of Ophthalmology, UVA

September 2

Andrew D. Mihalek, MD

Lysing Through the Confusions of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, UVA Department of Medicine

September 9

 Charles W. Clements II, MD

Wilderness Medicine: The Basics 

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Dept. of Family Practice, Marshall University School of Medicine

September 16

Rodney Mullen, Pro Skateboarder

On Risk, Resilience and the Art of Practice

Professional skateboarder, inventor, entrepreneur

September 23

Kathleen M. Schwarz, MD

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Prognosis & Decision Tools for In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (IHCA)

Assistant Professor of Medicine

UVA Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative Care & Hospital Medicine

September 30

Eric M. Davis, MD 

Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Then and Now: Is the Future of Sleep Medicine on Life Support?

Assistant Professor of Medicine & Medical Director, Sleep Disorders Center

Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, UVA Department of Medicine

October 7

 Andrew M. Southerland, MD, MSc

If Time is Brain, Then What are We Waiting For? The evolution of treatment for acute ischemic stroke


October 14




October 21




October 28

Bowman Lecture




November 4

Rochester Lecture




November 11




November 18



November 25




December 2

Alexandra Kadl, MD


Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, UVA Department of Medicine

December 9




December 16



December 23




December 30