Department of Medicine

Section Grand Rounds


Section Grand Rounds 2020




Oct. 1 GI: Grand Rounds - Visiting Professor Kati Choi, M.D., Sarah Marucci, M.D.
Sept. 30 PCCSM: A Fresh Look at Asthma: From Phenotypes and Endotypes to Novel Targets of Therapy  Nicola A. Hanania, M.D., M.S., F.C.C.P., F.A.C.P., F.R.C.P.(C), F.E.R.S.
Sept. 28 IQuESt HSR: On Complexity and the Emergence of Suicidal Behavior Craig J. Bryan, Psy.D, A.B.P.P.
Sept. 24 GI: A Moment of Racial Reckoning?: How Physicians can be part of a Movement, Not a Moment Dr. Monique Jindal, M.D.
Sept. 23 PCCSM: Reversing Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Oxidative Stress in Aging, and the Impact on Aging Hallmarks: A Novel Nutritional Approach with GlyNAC Rajagopal V. Sekhar, M.D., B.S.
Sept. 21 IQuESt HS: Indigenous and Cross-cultural Health Care Management Gordon Shen, Ph.D, S.M.
Sept. 14 HSR: Outcomes Research in Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) – Cancer, Transplant, and COVID-19 Ang Li, M.D.
Sept. 10 GI: Grand Rounds Jessica Bernica, M.D.; Syed Tasleem, M.D.
Sept. 9 PCCSM: Insights into the Diversity of Cell Populations in IPF and COPD using Single Cell RNA-seq. Ivan O. Rosas, M.D.
Sept. 3 Geriatrics: Patient Priority Care/ Matters Most Aanand Naik, M.D.
Aug. 6 Geriatrics: Practicing Cultural Humility in Geriatric Care Ali abbas Asghari Ali, M.D. / Isabel Kilroy, B.A.
June 25 GI: Grand Rounds Talha Qureshi, M.D.; Emily Mao, M.D.
June 24 PCCSM: Optimizing Respiratory Care for VOCID-19: BSLMC Experience Chris Howard, M.D.
June 18 GI: Grand Rounds Hyunseok Kim, M.D.; Theresa Nguyen-Wenker, M.D.
June 18 GI: Grand Rounds Emily Mao, M.D.; Theresa Nguyen-Wenker, M.D.
June 17 PCCSM: Leveraging Social Media in Medical Education Viren Kaul
June 11 GI: Grand Rounds Sarah Marucci, M.D.; Vinshi Khan, M.D.
June 10 PCCSM: Lung Transplantation Puneet Garcha
June 4 Geriatrics: Severe Pressure Ulcer Etiology – Time for a Paradigm Shift Caroline Fife, M.D.
June 4 GI: Grand Rounds Jessica Bernica, M.D.; Rollin George, M.D.
June 3 PCCSM: Covid-19 Experience Italy and Research Priorities Luca Richeldi
May 28 GI: Grand Rounds Mary Barbara, M.D.; Rajarajeshwari Ramachandran, M.D.
May 27 PCCSM: Updates in the Diagnosis and Management of TB Farooq Zafar Cheema, M.D.
May 21 GI: Grand Rounds Hyunseok Kim, M.D.; Theresa Nguyen-Wenker, M.D.
May 14 GI: Grand Rounds Shashank Sarvepalli, M.D.; Valentine Millien, M.D.
May 6 PCCSM: Coping with Stress, Anxiety, and Depression During the Coronavirus Pandemic Nidal Moukaddam, M.D., Ph.D, B.S.
April 30 GI: Endoscopy in the COVID-19 Era – Who, When, and How Mohamed Othman, M.D.; Kalpesh Patel, M.D.
April 29 PCCSM: Targeting the Lymphatic/Hyaluronan Axis to Treat Lung Allograft Rejection Souheil El-Chemaly, M.D., M.P.H.
April 23 GI: Endoscopic Management of Cholecystitis Jeric Aranez, M.D.
April 22 PCCSM: Fibroblast Growth Factors in Pulmonary Fibrosis Robert D. Guzy, M.D., Ph.D.
April 20 HSR: Harnessing Technology to Enhance Geriatric Assessment in Oncology Patients Dr. Sudha Yarlagadda
April 16 GI: Gastrointestinal Manifestations with COVID-19: Early Experience in California George Cholankeril, M.D.
April 16 GI: Analysis and Findings from a Rapid Assessment of U.S. Public Concerns About the COVID-19 Global Pandemic Abiodun "Abi" Oluyomi, Ph.D., M.S.
April 15 PCCSM: COVID Experience at BWH Joel E. Goldberg, M.D., M.P.H; Anthony F. Massaro, M.D.
April 13 HSR: Effectiveness of Remotely Monitored Home-based Intervention to Improve Frality in Veterans with Advanced Liver Disease Ruben Hernaez, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
April 9 GI: Grand Rounds Rollin George, M.D.; Srikar Mapakshi, M.D.
April 8 PCCSM: COVACTA Study Ivan Rosas, M.D.
April 2 Geriatrics: Heart Failure and Cognitive Impairment Omar Alzhranim, M.B.B.S.
April 2 GI: COVID-19 and GI Endoscopy Gyanprakash Avinash Ketwaroo, M.D.; Robert Jay Sealock, M.D.
April 2 GI: Projection of Coronavirus Disease in 2019 in the United States Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
March 26 GI: Grand Rounds Zunirah Ahmed, M.D.; Talha Qureshi, M.D.
March 23 HSR: Evidence Based Psychotherapy via Telemedicine at Home: Supporting Evidence and Ideas for Implementation Ron Acierno, Ph.D.
March 12 GI: Social Media and Medicine Anna Kiappes; Hannah Abrams, M.D.
March 11 Nephrology: SuPAR Transduction Mechanisms in the Kidney: A New Role for Receptor for Advanced Glycation End-products (RAGE) Stuart E. Dryer, Ph.D., F.A.S.N., F.A.A.A.S.
March 9 HSR: Research in Progress: Reducing Delays in Diagnostic Evaluation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Debra Choi, M.D.
March 5 Geriatrics: Preoperative Evaluation of the Geriatric Surgical Patient Jose Aguirre, M.D.
March 5 Geriatrics: Technology and Geriatrics Bijan Najafi, Ph.D., Msc
March 4 Nephrology: Kidney Biopsy Conference Lillian Gaber, M.D.
March 2 HSR: VA Pancreatic Cancer Research Initiatives: Delivering Patient-Centered, Personalized Care to Patients with and at Risk for Pancreatic Cancer Dr. Natalia Khalaf, M.D., B.A.
Feb. 27 GI: Body Composition Assessment in Cirrhosis. It is What Is On The Inside That Counts! Aldo J. Montano-Loza, M.D., MSc, Ph.D., FAASLD, FACG
Feb. 26 Nephrology: Investigating Nephrotoxicity from Checkpoint Inhibitors Ala Abudayyeh, M.D.; Jamie Lin, M.D.
Feb. 24 HSR: Addressing Food Insecurity Affecting Veterans Nipa Kamdar
Feb. 20 GI: Case Presentations Emily Mao, M.D.; Srikar Mapakshi, M.D.
Feb. 19 Nephrology: Diuretic Use, Blood Pressure Variability, and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Chronic Kidney Disease L. Parker Gregg, M.D., M.S.C.S.
Feb. 18 HSR: Diuretic Use, Blood Pressure Variability, and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Chronic Kidney Disease Dr. Parker Gregg, M.D., M.S.C.S
Feb. 13 GI: Case Presentations Shashank Sarvepalli, M.D.; Hyunseok Kim, M.D.
Feb. 12 Nephrology: Laboratory Assessment of Blomerular Filtration rate for Chronic Kidney Disease and Living Kidney Donor Evaluation Rongrong Huang, Ph.D.
Feb. 10 HSR: Hospital Variation in the Use of Extended Criteria Donors for Lung Transplant Recipients Alex Cheng
Feb. 6 GI: Case Presentations Kati Choi, M.D.; Juan Gomez Cifuentes, M.D.
Feb. 6 Geriatrics: Chronic Wounds: A Review of Diagnosis and Management

Sana Shamji-Mukhi, M.D.

Feb. 6 Geriatrics: Update on Alzheimer's Disease

Joseph Kass, M.D.

Feb. 5 Nephrology: Renal Biopsy Conference

William f. Glass II, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.

Jan. 30

GI: Case Presentations

Mary Barbara, M.D.; Syed Tasleem, M.D.

Jan. 29 Nephrology: Training the Next Generation of Nephrologists

Rajeev Raghavan, M.D., F.A.S.N.

Jan. 27 HSR: Bridging Gaps in Rural Mental Health Care for Military Sexual Trauma

Derrecka Boyin

Jan. 23

GI: Current Landscape of Chronic Liver Disease in the United States

George Cholankeril, M.D.

Jan. 22 Nephrology: Increasing Living Donor Transplantation; Pushing the Envelope

Arthur J. Matas, M.D.

Jan. 16

GIReducing the Burden of and Optimizing Outcomes for Alcohol-associated Liver Disease (ALD)

Nicole Shen, M.D., MSc

Jan. 16

Endocrinology: The Impact of Correcting Glutathione Deficiency in Aging: Mitochondria, Oxidative Stress, and Beyond

Dr. Rajagopal Sekhar

Jan.15 Nephrology: The Ins and Outs of Gordon's Syndrome

Edward Weinman, M.D.

Jan. 13 HSR: Research Proposal: Bladder Cancer Survivorship Program Implementation and Testing

Jennifer Taylor, M.D.

Jan. 9

GI: An update on Molecular Markers for the Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic Cysts

Mohammad Al-Haddad, M.D., MSc, FASGE, FACG, AGAF

Jan. 6 HSR: CSR&D CDA-2: Combating Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae Using a Big Data Approach

Dr. Chou

Jan. 2 Geriatrics: Presentation of Sepsis in Older Adults

Speaker: Kristina Little, M.D.

Jan. 2 Geriatrics: Achieving Gender Equity in Geriatrics: Discussion of the AGS Position Statement

Aanand Naik, M.D.

Section Grand Rounds 2019




Dec. 21

GI: Demystifying the Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Jordan Shapiro, M.D.

Dec. 19

GI: Making Better Decisions with Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning to Guide Risk Stratification in Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Dennis Shung, M.D.

Dec. 12

Endocrinology: Endocrine Surgical Disease and Precision-Guided Medicine: State of the Art

Dr. James Suliburk

Dec. 5

Endocrinology: Mechanisms of Resistance to Kinase Inhibitors in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Dr. Marie-Claude Hofmann

Dec. 5

GI: Transforming Professionalism Using the Principles of Relation Coordination

Jody Hoffer Gittell, PhD

Dec. 5

HSR: Loss of Immune Control of Cancer in Immunosuppressed Populations

Eric A. Engels, MD, MPH

Dec. 4

HSR: Low Value Preoperative Testing for Low Risk Surgeries

Alex Sox-Harris, PhD, MS

Nov. 25

Research in Progress: Mixed Methods Approach to Reducing Liver Allograft Discard

Abbas Rana, MD, FACS

Nov. 14

GI: Diagnosing and Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS-D)

Lucinda A. Harris, M.D., MS

Nov. 7

GI: The Sulfur Microbial Diet, Sulfur-Metabolizing Bacterial Communities, and Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Long Nguyen, M.D.

Oct. 31

GI: The Impact of Delays in the Diagnosis and the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Frank Scott, M.D., MSCE

Oct. 28

Research in Progress: D-VETIC Post-deployment Q U E R I Implementation Center Proposal

Drew Helmer, MD, MS

Oct. 24

GI: Case Presentations

Zunirah Ahmed, M.D.; Rajarajeshwari Ramachandran, M.D.

Oct. 17

GI: Case Presentations

Joe Kill, M.D.; Jordan Sparkman, M.D.

Oct. 10

GI: Case Presentations

Jessica Bernica, MD; Valentine Millien, MD

Oct. 3

GI: Life After Liver Transplantation: Coping with Challenges, Medication Adherence, and the Future of Smartphone Technology in Improving Post-Transplant Care

Sarah Lieber, M.D., MSCR

June 13

GI: Case Presentations

Drs. Umar Darr and Ayah Oglat

May 30

GI: Diagnosis and Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease

Dr. Jessica Mellinger

May 9

GI: Case Presentations

Drs. Vinshi Khan and Tariq Hammad

May 2

Endocrinology: Update on the systemic treatments for medullary thyroid carcinoma

Dr. Mimi Hu

April 25

GI: Role of Gastric Motor Functions in Obesity and Dyspepsia

Dr. Houssam Halawi

April 18

GI: Case Presentations

Drs. Ayah Oglat, Tanuj Sharma

April 11

Endocrinology: Complexities in the diagnosis and treatment of androgen deficiency syndromes in men

Dr. Shalender Bhasin

April 4

GI: Rectal cancer: Do we really need a National Accreditation Program?

Dr. Atif Iqbal

March 28

GI: Functional biomarkers of chronic pancreatitis in pancreas fluid

Dr. Darwin Conwell

March 27

Transition Medicine: Feeding tubes: Pearls and pitfalls

Dr. Johanna Chan

March 20

Internal Medicine: Updates in the care of patients with HIV

Dr. Thomas Giordano

March 6

Internal Medicine: Evidence-based update in prostate cancer: Screening, prevention, and treatment

Dr. Steve Canfield

Feb. 28

Endocrinology: Pancreatic islet biology, function, and dysfunction: surprises and lessons for diabetes

Dr. Alvin Power

Feb. 28

GI: What's 'App-ening': Use of telehealth in cirrhosis management and liver transplantation

Dr. Binu John

Feb. 21

GI: Case presentations

Drs. Jordan Shapiro, Hyunseok Kim

Feb. 21

Endocrinology: To reprogress the development of type 1 diabetes by targeting an insulin-containing antigen

Dr. Li Zhang

Feb. 14

GI: GI wellness: work-life balance panel

Drs. Milena Gould Suarez, Richa Shukla, Natalia Khalaf

Feb. 13

Renal: Managing transplant recipients in the era of immunotherapy for cancer

Dr. Shreedhar Mandayam

Feb. 7

Endocrinology: Immune checkpoint inhibitor related hypophysitis

Dr. Ha Nguyen

Jan. 31

Endocrinology: Addressing diabetes management in a safety-net health system: The Parkland experience

Dr. Luigi Menaghini

Jan. 31

GI: Case Presentations

Drs. Sunina Mathoo, Syed Tasleem

Jan 30

Renal: Hypertensive renal injury: A defect of self-tolerance leading to antibody-mediated autoimmunity

Dr. Peter Doris

Jan. 24

Endocrinology: Thymic development of a self-tolerant T-cell repertroire

Dr. Matthew Bettini

Jan. 24

GI: Optimizing cardiac care in liver transplant recipients

Dr. Smarth Patel

Jan. 23

Renal: Rental toxicity of immunotherapies

Dr. Ala Abudayyeh

Jan. 17

Endocrinology: Critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency

Dr. March Marcelli

Jan. 17

GI: Hepatocellular carcinoma from epidemiology to prevention

Dr. Hashem El-Serag

Jan. 10

Endocrinology: Evolution of precision oncology in thyroid cancer

Dr. Steven Sherman

Jan. 10

GI: NAFLD: Non-invasive assessment of fibrosis

Dr. Askshay Shetty

Jan. 9

Renal: The truth about water and salt

Dr. Hassan Ibrahim

Jan. 3

GI: Management of Crohn's Disease after surgical resection

Dr. Saurabh Kapur

Jan. 2

Renal: Kidney Biopsy Conference

Dr. Lillian Gaber

Section Grand Rounds 2018

Dec. 20

GI Grand Rounds: Alcohol-related cirrhosis (and what it says about contemporary hepatology practice)

Dr. Elliot Tapper

Dec. 19

Renal Grand Rounds: Cultural determinants of disease management and qualify of life for vulnerable kidney patients

Dr. Devika Nair

Dec. 13

CPC Conference

Dr. Courtney Miller-Chism

Dec. 13

GI Grand Rounds: Adenocarcinoma of the stomach and other gastric tumors

Dr. Maria Jarbrink-Seghal

Dec. 12

Renal Grand Rounds: Sodium/potassium interaction in the kidney, blood vessels, brain and beyond

Dr. Horacio Adrogue

Dec. 6

Hospital Medicine Literature Review 2018

Drs. Stephanie Sherman and Zaven Sargsyan

Dec. 6

Eliminating hepatitis C: We have the tools, do we have the will?

Dr. Norman Sussmann

Dec. 5

Renal Grand Rounds: Kidney Biopsy Conference

Dr. William Glass II

Nov. 29

Burnout and depression in medical professionals

Dr. Chad Lemaire

Nov. 15

An overview of pulmonary vascular complications of liver disease

Dr. Hilary DuBrock

Nov. 14

Dialysis for people who are homeless

Dr. Tessa Novick

Nov. 7

Why study phosphorus? Mineral metabolism in context

Dr. Eleanor Lederer