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Grand Rounds


Grand Rounds are held on Wednesday mornings at 8:00 am in the Coleman Building North Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.


UTHSC Department of Medicine prides itself in hosting a premier grand rounds series, featuring world-class speakers both local and from around the globe.

2020 - 2021
Date Topic Presenter
Jan 13 Development of a GI-Safe & Effective Anti-Inflammatory Drug: Hydrogen Sulfide to the Rescue John Wallace, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Pharmacology, Toxicology, University of Calgary
Jan 06 A Research Symposium Andrew Griffith, PhD
Associate Dean of Research, COM, UTHSC
Dec 16 Regional Healthcare System Resource Management in the COVID Pandemic Richard Walker III, MD
Interim Chair and Program Director, Emergency Medicine, UTHSC
Dec 09 Transitional Care of Medically Complex Patient to Adulthood Michael Kleinman, MD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, UTHSC
Dec 02 Use of Gene Expression Profiles to Map Molecular Pathology in Type 1 Diabetes Ivan Gerling, PhD
Professor, Endocrinology, UTHSC
Nov 18 COVID 19 – an Endocrinologist View Helmut O. Steinberg, MD
Professor, Endocrinology, UTHSC
Nov 11 Steroids in COVID 19: A Ray of Hope in the Darkness Dipen Kadaria, MD
Associate Professor, Pulmonary Critical Care, UTHSC
Nov 04 Personalized Management of GERD: Using Precision Medicine to Tailor Therapy John E. Pandolfino, MD, MSCI
Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Oct 28 New Therapies and Technologies in Diabetes Management Sam Dagogo-Jack, MD, DSc
Professor and Chief, Division of Endocrinology, UTHSC
Oct 14 Tales from the Front Lines: Memphis & UTHSC Experience with COVID 19 Shelley R. Ost, MD
Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, UTHSC
Oct 07 The Future of Clinical Microbiology Charles W. Stratton, MD
Associate Professor, Clinical Microbiology Lab, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
2019 - 2020
Date Topic Presenter
May 27 A Cytokine Storm Is Brewing Vaishnavi Pulusani, MD
Assistant Professor, Rheumatology, UTHSC
May 06 Chief Residency During COVID-19: Restructuring a Residency in One Week (login required) Dr. Bradsher & Internal Chiefs
Apr 29 Cystic Lung Diseases FOCUS on Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Cristobal Risquez, MD
Assistant Professor, General Pulmonary, UTHSC
Apr 01 E- Cigarettes in 2020 Christopher Jackson, MD
Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, UTHSC
Mar 11 Hepatitis A Outbreak Changing Epidemiology, National Trends and Local Experience Neena Thomas-Gosain, MD
Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases, UTHSC, Department of Medical Education, Memphis VAMC
Mar 04 Sickle Cell Disease a New Era Ugochi Ogu, MD
Assistant Professor, Medical Director Diggs – Kraus, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, UTHSC
Feb 26 Recent Advancement in Therapeutic Endoscopy Mohammad K. Ismail, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, UTHSC
Feb 19 Psoriatic Arthritis: Clinical Presentation Cathy Chapman, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Rheumatology, UTHSC, VA Staff Rheumatologist
Feb 12 Hepato – Renal Syndrome: A Liver Disease with a Renal Twist Omer M. Asif Siddiqui, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology & Transplant, UTHSC
Feb 05 Turning the Tables on Hepatitis B Bradford Waters, MD
Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, UTHSC
VA Medical Center
Jan 29 Acute Pancreatitis Dina Ahmad, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, UTHSC
Jan 22 Osteoporosis in 2020: How Far We Have Come, How Much Further We Need to Go Syed Hasan Raza, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Rheumatology, UTHSC
Jan 15 Evolution of Cardiology the Past 50 Years; Contributions by Clinical Scientist from UTHSC KB Ramanathan, MD
Professor, Division of Cardiology, UTHSC
Jan 08 Preoperative Evaluation 2020 Review and Update James B. Lewis, MD
Professor, Division of Internal Medicine, UTHSC
Dec 18 Recent Advances in: Detection & Management of Atrial Fibrillation Rajesh Kabra, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Cardiology, UTHSC
Dec 11 Recent Advances in Fabry Disease: Translating the Latest Science into Best Practice John L. Jefferies, MD
Jay M. Sullivan Endowed Chair, Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiology, UTHSC
Dec 04 Pediatric Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Joan C. Han, MD
Associate Professor and Director, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Obesity Program, UTHSC
Nov 27 Apocalypse How? Infectious Diseases as Weapons of Mass Destruction Kerry O. Cleveland, MD
Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, UTHSC
Nov 20 Homelessness: Lessons We Have Learned from HIV Christian Fuchs, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, UTHSC
Nov 13 Transcatheter Renal Denervation for Uncontrolled Hypertension Uzoma Ibebuogu, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Cardiology, UTHSC
Nov 06 Esophageal Cancer Danny Yakoub, MD, PhD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, UTHSC
Oct 30 Identification of Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death: Beyond the Guidelines Alfred E. Buxton, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director, Clinical Electrophysiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Oct 23 Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: Can We Make a Difference Songul Onder, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology, UTHSC
Oct 16 Recent Advances in Renal Replacement Therapy Arif Showkat, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Division of Cardiology, UTHSC
Oct 09 Pulmonary Hypertension: A Diagnosis not to Miss Qasim Mirza, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pulmonary, Division of Cardiology, UTHSC
Oct 02 The Annual Karl Weber Distinguished Visiting Professorship

Novel Nephrocentric Perspectives in the Management of Heart Failure
Dan Villareal, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division Chief of Cardiology, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Sep 25 Rheumatoid Arthritis: Past, Present, and Future Jacob Aelion, MD, FACR
Clinical Professor of Medicine, UTHSC, Diretor, West Tennessee Research Institute
Sep 18 Hidden Pathologies Behind Diastolic Heart Failure and the Role of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Neeraja Yedlapati, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, UTHSC
Sep 11 The 4th Annual Abbas E. Kitabchi Distinguished Visiting Professorship

Transplantation in the Treatment of Diabetes
A. Osama Gaber, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College,
Vice Chair Administration & Faculty Affairs, Department of Surgery,
Director Houston Methodist, JC Walter Jr. Transplant Center, Houston, TX
Sep 04 Modeling Clinical Trials Using Observational Methods: How Big Data Can Help Us Csaba P. Kovesdy MD
Fred Hatch Professor of Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Interim Chair, Department of Medicine, UTHSC
2018 - 2019
Date Topic Presenter
Jun 05 The Annual Della Reichert Lectureship

Preventing Diabetes: Thinking Outside of the Box 2018
Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine / Cardiology, John C. Mazziotta Term Chair, Co-Director, UCLA Preventive Cardiology Program, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
May 29 Exogenous and Endogenous Cannabinoids Arnold E. Postlethwaite, MD, AB
Goodman Chair of Excellence, Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, UTHSC
May 22 The 20th Annual James R. Givens Distinguished Visiting Professorship

Cardiovascular Outcomes Trials Changing the Diabetics Landscape - 2019
Jane EB Reusch, MD
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes, University of Colorado Denver
May 15 Post Hospital Discharge, Transitions of Care: Where We Are Ankur Seth, MD, MS
Interim Vice Chair & Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, Center for Health System Improvement, UTHSC
May 08 The Second Clinical Pathology Conference CPC
Internal Medicine Residency Training in the 21st Century
UTHSC Chief Residents:
Christopher Jackson, MD
Natalie Dunlap, DO
Malia Willis, MD
Manyoo Agarwal, MD
Peter Snell, DO
Aradhana Pathak, MD
May 01 How Our Health System Can Better Address Obesity and Measurably Improve Population Health James E. Bailey, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine & Preventive Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Center for Health System Improvement, UTHSC
Apr 24 Pancreatic Cysts; What We Should Know Claudio Tombazzi, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine - Gastroenterology, VAMC, UTHSC
Apr 17 2019 AΩA Lecture Grand Rounds

Strategies and Novel Strategies for a Lethal Tumor: Pancreatic Cancer
Selwyn M. Vickers, MD, FACS
James C. Lee Jr. Endowed Chair, Senior Vice President and Dean of Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Apr 10 The Arthur S. Headley Memorial Lecture

The Role of Vitamin C & Vitamin S (Steroids) in Patients with Septic Shock
Mark Rumbak, MD
Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida
Apr 3 The Influence of Cardiac Imaging on the Management of Atrial Fibrillation Warren J. Manning, MD
Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Mar 27 Stem Cell Transplant for Management of Severe Systemic Sclerosis Bradley Postlethwaite, MD
Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, UTHSC
Mar 20 Precision Oncology: From Promise to Practice Lee Schwartzberg, MD, FACP
Executive Director, West Cancer Center, Professor, Hematology/Oncology, UTHSC
Mar 13 Pulmonary Embolism: To Lyse or Not to Lyse Amik Sodhi, MD, MPH
Associate Professor & Interim Chief, Pulmonary, Program Director, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, UTHSC
Mar 06 Blowing Up Silos: Empowering Patients and Clinicians to Improve Patient Care Across the Care Continuum
(not recorded)
Burton Hayes, MD
Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, UTHSC
Feb 27 Addressing Clinical Inertia in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Ayotunde Dokun, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Endocrinology, UTHSC, Chief of Endocrine Service, Regional One Health
Feb 20 Transplantation of Kidneys from Hepatitis C Infected Donors to Hepatitis C Negative Recipients Miklos Molnar, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Surgery, UTHSC
Feb 13 Endoluminal to Third Space Endoscopy and Beyond: New Advancements Mohammad Ismail, MD
Associate Professor, Program Director, GI Fellowship, UTHSC
Feb 06 Thoughts Regarding the Future of Physician Led Translational Research Scott E. Strome, MD, FACS
Executive Dean and Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs, College of Medicine, UTHSC
Jan 30 Osteoarthritis: Where Do We Stand? John M. Stuart, MD
Professor, Rheumatology, UTHSC
Jan 23 Gastroparesis Muhammad Bilal, MD
Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, UTHSC/UTMP
Jan 16 The Jay Michael Sullivan Memorial Lecture

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; Current Perspectives
John L. Jefferies, MD, MPH
Jay Michael Sullivan Distinguished Chair, Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiology, UTHSC
Jan 09 Biomedical Information Management – or Why It Is Okay to Ignore Most of the Research Results Helmut Steinberg, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, UTHSC
Dec 19 Towards a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis: Are We There Yet? Khawaja Muddassir, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, UTHSC
Dec 12 Recent Advances in the Management of Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention Rajesh Kabra, MD, FHRS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, UTHSC
Dec 04 Changes in Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Parameters in Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Ilene Fennoy, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia University, Irving Medical Center
Nov 28 Device Therapy for Heart Failure – Recent Updates and Future Directions Sunil K. Jha, MBBS, MD, MRCP, FACC, FHRS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, UTHSC
Nov 21 Gene Expression Profiles from Islets Suggest Heterogeneity in the Pathophysiology of Type 1 Diabetes Ivan Gerling, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, UTHSC
Nov 14 Epigenetic Modifications in Solid Organ Transplantation Valeria Raquel Mas, PhD
Endowed Professor of Transplant Research, Professor of Surgery, Professor of Genetics, Genomics, and informatics, Department of Surgery, UTHSC
Nov 07 Overview of Sickle Cell Disease: Promise for a Brighter Tomorrow Kenneth I. Ataga, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Director, UTHSC Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Methodist Endowed Chair in Sickle Cell Anemia
Oct 31 Bedside Ultrasound-Evolution or Revolution Ben Smith, MD
Chief, Division of Emergency Ultrasound, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Tennessee Chattanooga
Oct 24 Leptospirosis Michael Gelfand, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, UTHSC
Oct 17 Essentials in Medical Education and Time Efficient Teaching Techniques Tina Mullick Borschel, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, UTHSC
Oct 10 Palliative Care in Nephrology Adnan Naseer, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology, UTHSC
Oct 03 Diabetic Ketoacidosis: The Past, The Future and The Present Ebenezer Nyenwe, MD, FWACP, FACP, FACE
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, UTHSC
Sep 26 The Glenn Clark Memorial Lecture

Update on Large Vessel Vasculitis
Kenneth J. Warrington, MD
Chair, Division of Rheumatology, Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, MN
Sep 19 Dilemma of Intrathoracic Lesions: An Approach to Intrathoracic Lesions in Areas Prevalent with Sarcoidosis and Histoplasmosis Dipen Kadaria, MD
Associate Professor, Pulmonary Critical Care, UTHSC
Sep 12 Type 2 Diabetes: Pathophysiology and Standards of Care Sam Dagogo-Jack, MD
Professor and Director, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, UTHSC
2017 - 2018
Date Topic Presenter
Jun 6 The First Annual Della Faye Reichert Endowed Distinguished Visiting Professorship

Translational Population Science: A Tool to Identify Novel Diabetes Prevention Targets
May 30 Transcatheter Structural Heart Interventions for Valvular Heart Disease, Strokes, Intracardiac Defects and Beyond Uzoma N. Ibebuogu, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Associate Professor, Medicine-Cardiology, UTHSC
May 23 Clock Genes at the Intersection of Chronobiology and Human and Health and Disease Joseph Bass, MD, PhD
Charles F. Kettering Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology
Northwestern University, Chicago
May 16 The Inaugural Clinical Pathology Conference CPC

First CPC Grand Rounds

A Master Clinician will solve an unknown clinical problem case in real time!
James Bryant Lewis, Jr., MD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, UTHSC
Associate Chief of Staff for Education, VAMC Memphis 
May 09 MRSA BACTEREMIA: What to Do about Resistance? Barbara Menzies, MD
Associate Professor
Medicine-Infectious Disease
May 02 Treating Obesity-Associated Chronic Conditions in Primary Care Jim Bailey, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Apr 25 Advances in Treatment of Locally Advanced and Metastatic Melanoma Ari VanderWalde, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor / Director of Clinical Research
Division of Hematology / Oncology, UTHSC, West Cancer Center
Apr 18 AΩA Lecture

What’s Wrong with Genetic Engineering?
Norman Fost, MD, MPH
Departments of Pediatrics and Medical History & Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health
Apr 11 Arthur S. Headley Lecture

Post Cardiac Arrest Care: Keeping it Cool
Dr. Amik Sodhi, MD, MPH, FCCP
Program Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Medicine Fellowship Program, UTHSC
Apr 04 Inaugural Karl T. Weber Lecture

Evolution in the Treatment of Heart Failure
Kodangudi Ramanathan, MD
Professor of Medicine, UTHSC
Mar 28 Venom Allergy: Wings and Strings Mike Tankersley, M.D., MBA
Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, UTHSC
Mar 21 Coagulopathy of Cirrhosis Jaquelyn Fitch Fleckenstein, MD, FACP, FAASLD
Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Mar 14
Role of Genetics in Peripheral Arterial Disease Outcomes; Significance of the Limb-Salvage Quantitative Locus-1 (LSq-1) Ayotunde Dokun, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, UTHSC
Mar 07 Diagnostic Error: Scope, Causes, and Opportunities G. Stephen Nace, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Education
Feb 28 Atrial Fibrillation: One Size Does Not Fit All Yehoshua Levine, MD
Division of Cardiology, UTHSC
Feb 19 Lupus Nephritis, the Unmet Needs Debendra Pattanaik, MD
Division of Rheumatology, UTHSC
Feb 14 Healthcare 2.0 – Back to the Future Sandeep Palakodeti, MD, MPH
Regional Medical Officer; CareMore Health System
Feb 7 Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Internal Medicine: Shared Experience, Evidence, and Recommendations for Moving Forward Michael Wagner, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Director, Internal Medicine Ultrasound Education, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Jan 31 Transition of Care in Chronic Kidney Disease Csaba P. Kovesdy MD
Fred Hatch Professor of Medicine; Director, Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program; Division of Nephrology, UTHSC; Nephrology Section Chief, Memphis VA Medical Center
Jan 24 Coronary Angioplasty: What Did We Learn in 40 Years? Shadwan Alsafwah, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Associate Professor of Medicine, UTHSC
Jan 10 Celiac Disease – Grudge in the Grain Muhammad Bilal, MD
Assistant Professor Division of Gastroenterology, UTHSC
Dec 20 No Conference  
Dec 13 Esophageal Achalasia – A Review and Management Update Kanak Das, MD 
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, UTHSC
Dec 06 Pancreatic Cancer: Endoscopic Evaluation and Updates Mohammad K. Ismail, MD, AGAF
Associate Professor of Medicine
Program Director Director, GI Fellowship, UTHSC
Nov 29 No Conference  
Nov 22 No Conference  
Nov 15 Getting the Diagnosis Right: Morphologic, Molecular and Genomic Classification of Cancer D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, UTHSC
Nov 08 Post Antibiotic Era: The Case for Antibiotic Stewardship Mack Land, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, UTHSC
Nov 01 Lung Ultrasound Ivan Romero-Legro, MD, FCCP
Assistant Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, UTHSC
Oct 25 Stemming the Tide of Type 2 Diabetes and Childhood Obesity - 2017 Update James R. Gavin III, MD, PhD, CEO & CMO
Healing Our Village, Inc., Clinical Professor of Medicine, Emory University
Oct 18 Statin Associated Myalgia: Fact or Fiction Marshall B. Elam, PhD, MD
Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine, UTHSC; Director, Lipid Metabolism Clinics VAMC
Oct 11 Safety Concerns with Proton Pump Inhibitors Colin W. Howden, MD
Hyman Professor of Medicine, UTHSC
Oct 04 Rescuing the Failing Heart Karl T. Weber, MD
Professor Emeritus, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, UTHSC
Sep 27 HIV Prevention: Achieving 90-90-90 in the Deep South E. Turner Overton, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Sep 20 OSA - CPAP vs. CVD Risk in Perspective Amado X. Freire, MD, MPH
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, UTHSC
Sep 13 Hypoglycemia and the Syndrome of Hypoglycemia Associated Autonomic Failure (HAAF) in Diabetes Sam Dagogo-Jack, MD
AC Mullins Chair in Translational Research, Director, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Director, UT Clinical Research Center
2016 - 2017
Date Topic Presenter
May 31 Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Type 2 Diabetes and Comorbidities Deirdre James, MD, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, UTHSC
May 24 Hepatitis C: Closing in on the Cure Matthew Barnes, MD
Internal Medicine, UTHSC
May 17 Changes in Our Understanding of the Pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Alvin Powers, MD
School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University
May 10 Zika and Other Emerging Viral Diseases in a New Era of Vaccinology Barney S. Graham, MD, PhD
May 03 The Evolution of Morbidity and Mortality Conference in Internal Medicine Residency (Not recorded) Shelly Swindler, MD
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine
Apr 26 The Medicine and Technology of Tomorrow (Not recorded) Marschall Runge, MD
EVP for Medical Affairs University of Michiagan at Ann Arbor
Apr 19 What Doctors Cannot Tell You: Clarity, Confidence, and Uncertainty in Medicine Kevin B. Jones, MD
Apr 12 The Sepsis Aftermath - Understanding Recovery after Sepsis Sachin Yende, MD, MS
Vice President, Critical Care, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Epidemiology Program, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Apr 05 New Perspectives on the Natriuretic Peptides in Health and Disease-Jay M. Sullivan Memorial Lecture Thomas J. Wang, MD
Friesinger Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Physician-in-Chief, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
Mar 29 Perioperative Medicine James B. Lews, Jr, MD, MACP
Mar 22 Cognitive Learning Theory in the Age of Evidence-Based Practices Andrew Han, MD
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, UTHSC
Mar 15 Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Julio Lanfranco Molina, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, UTHSC
Mar 08 Hepatitis B - 2017 Bradford Waters, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine, UTHSC, VA Medical Center
Mar 01 Management of Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease Barry M. Wall, MD
UTHSC, VA Medical Center
Feb 22 Helicobacter Pylori 2017 Colin W. Howden, MD
Division of Cardiology, UTHSC
Feb 15 Beyond Inhalers: Additional Therapies for the Management of Asthma Alex Woods, MD
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, UTHSC
Feb 08 Atrial Fibrillation (AF): Advances in Evaluation and Management Rajesh Kabra, MD, FHRS, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, UTHSC
Feb 01 Thyroid Nodules and Molecular Markers Saba Khayal, MD
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, UTHSC-ROH
Jan 25 Health Care Innovation Initiative Vaughn Frigon, MD
HCFA/TennCare Medical Director and Victor Wu, MD, MPH, HCFA/TennCare Chief Medical Officer, Tennessee Division of Health Care Finance & Administration
Jan 18 Allagille Syndrome: A Disease that Bridges Pediatric and Adult Hepatology Dennis Black, MD
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nurtrition, UTHSC
Jan 11 Challenges in the Management of Syncope Brian Olshansky, MD
Emeritus Professor, University of Iowa, Electrophysiologist, Mercy Hospital, Mason City, Iowa
Dec 14 Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine Shelley Ost, MD
Assistant Professor, UTHSC
Dec 07 Management of Gout and Asymptomatic Hyperuricemia: Ancient Pathology with Contemporary Significance Syed Hasan Raza, MD
Assistant Professor, Rheumatology, UTHSC
Nov 30 Cancelled  
Nov 23 Cancelled  
Nov 16 Treatment Landscape for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Gregory A. Vidal, MD, PhD
West Cancer Center
Nov 09 There Are Known Unknowns and Unknown Knowns: How Ignorance Drives Science Stuart Firestein, PhD
Biological Sciences, Columbia University
Nov 02 Osteoporosis: An Under-Diagnosed and Under-Treated Disease Catherine R. Womack, MD
Oct 26 Alternative Donor Sources for Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Yasser Khaled, MD
Medical Director, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, West Cancer Center
Oct 19 Goitrogenesis and the Regulation of Thyroid Growth and Function: Clinical Applications Sam Dagogo-Jack, MD
A.C. Mullins Chair in Transitional Research, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, UTHSC
Oct 12 Finding Patient-Centered Approaches for Management of Diabetes in Everyday Life: The MODEL Program James E. Bailey, MD, MPH
Center for Health System Improvement, General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, UTHSC
Oct 05 Gene Expression Studies Uncover New Mechanistic Insights into Type 1 Diabetes Ivan C. Gerling, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, UTHSC
Sep 28 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A "Rear Window" with "Look to the Future" Amado X. Freire, MD, MPH, Division Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, UTHSC
Sep 21 ADPKD: An Old Challenge with New Perspectives Songul Onder, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine-Nephrology, UTHSC
Sep 14 Mitigating the Impact of Enteric Infections on Global Health Jim Fleckenstein, MD, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine
2016 - 2015
Date Topic Presenter
May 25 Smartphone ... Dumbphone? Apps: First Do No Harm Rami Khouzam, MD, FACC, FACP, FASNC, FASE, FSCAI
UTHSC Interventional Cardiology Program Director
May 18 The Nexus of Human Development and Disease Throughout the Lifespan: Implications for Strategic and Comprehensive Family-Centered Care Michael E. Fant, MD, PhD
USF Morsani College of Medicine
May 11 Handling the Handoff: From Theory to Practice Jeanne M. Farnan, MD, MHPE
Assistant Dean, Curricular Development and Evaluation, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
May 04 Infections in the Elderly Michael S. Gelfand, MD, FACP
Methodist University Hospital, UTHSC
Apr 27 Guidelines Revisited: Case Studies in Infective Endocarditis Mannu Nayyar, MD
Apr 20 Cardio-Vascular Disease and Proteinuria Santhosh K. G. Koshy, MD, DM, MBA, FACC, FSCAI
Professor of Medicine, Chief of Medicine, Director of Cardiology, Regional One Health, UTHSC
Apr 13 The Choice We Made: Sustaining Joy in Our Lives as Physicians Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS
John F, and Carolyn Bookout Distinguished Endowed Chair, Houston Methodist Hosptial, Methodist Institute for Technology, Innnovation, and Education
Apr 06 New Paradigm for Blood Pressure Goals: The SPRINT Trial William C. Cushman, MD, Karen C. Johnson, MD, and Catherine Womack, MD, UTHSC
Mar 30 Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: A Call for a Universal Definition Joe Goldkamp, MD
Internal Medicine Chief Resident, UTHSC
Mar 23 Antimicrobial Resistance in Gram-negative Bacteria Kerry O. Cleveland, MD
Mar 16 The New Rules of Patient Engagement Burton Hayes, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, UTHSC
Mar 09 Tele-Endocrinology: Bridging the Gap in Endocrine Care Via Videoconferencing Ebenezer Nyenwe, MD, FWACP, FACP, FACE
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, UTHSC
Mar 02 The Evolution of Medical Education: See One. Do One. Teach One. Samantha Houston, MD and Rebekah Mulligan, MD, Internal Chief Residents, UTHSC
Feb 24 Cirrhosis is a Systemic Disorder Adrian Reuben, MD
Conflict-Free Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of South Carolina
Feb 17 The American Civil War: Hidden African American Contributions and Medical Advances Timothy C. Fabian, MD, FACS
Feb 10 Management of Hypertension in CKD: Different from Non-CKD? Csaba P. Kovesday, MD
UTHSC, Memphis VA Medical Center
Feb 03 A Call to Arms: The Case for a Resident Curriculum in Safety, Quality, and Utilization Evan Paul, MD
Chief Resident of Quality and Safety, UTHSC
Jan 20 Targeted Temperature Management After Sudden Cardiac Death: "Dr. Ice May Save Your Life!" A. Stacey Headley, MS, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, UTHSC
Jan 13 Transcatheter Therapy for Aortic Stenosis: A Proven Paradigm Shift Uzoma Ibebuogu, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, UTHSC
Jan 06 Ultrasound in Medical Education: Lessons Learned from Nine Years of an Integrated Ultrasound Curriculum Richard Hoppmann, MD
Dec 16 Hyperoxia in the ICU: Why More is Not Always Better Scott E. Sinclair, MD, FCCP, Associate Professor of Medicine
Dec 09 Update on Osteoporosis Laura Carbone, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Rheumatology, UTHSC
Dec 02 UTHSC Research Vision and Strategy Steven R. Goodman, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Research, Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Physiology, UTHSC
Nov 18 28th E. Eric Muirhead Hypertension Research Day  
Nov 11 What You Don't Know About Pregnancy Laura Read Sprabery, MD, FACP
Division of General Internal Medicine, UTHSC
Nov 04 Psoriatic Arthritis: Diagnosis and Management - A Multidisciplinary Approach Debendra Pattanaik, MD, FACP
Division of Rheumatology, UTHSC
Oct 28 In Search of Joy in Practice Christine A. Sinsky, MD, FACP
Oct 21 Statins, The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly: A Rheumatologist's Perspective Arnold E. Postlethwaite, MD, Director, Division of Connective Tissue Diseases, Goodman Chair of Excellence Professor of Medicine, UTHSC and VA Medical Center
Oct 14 How Else Will They Learn? Susan C. Brewer, MD, FACP, UTHSC
Oct 07 Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Muthiah P. Muthiah, MD, D-ABSN, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, UTHSC
Sep 23 Pulmonary Hypertension Updated Richard Channick, MD
Sep 16 Global Impact of HCV Infection Michael S. Bronze, MD
David Ross Boyd Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
OUHSC, Stewart G. Wolf Endowed Chair


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Last Published: Jan 16, 2021