Current Topics

Seminar Series / Holderness Distinguished Scholars

First Half (Fall) 2016-2017

MacNider 438 / 3:30-5:00 PM / Thursdays

 

1.  July 7 – Introduction, goals and orientation. Drs. Gerber and Kizer.

2.  July 21- What am I reading? - 5 vignettes. Dr. Kizer. Papers to be handed out during July 7 meeting.

3.  August 4- Perforated Diverticulitis – What is best approach? Laparoscopic lavage vs. Hartman’s vs. other? Sentinel Paper Annals Intern     Medicine 2016; 164:137.  Dr. Mark Koruda.

4.  August 18 – PCSK9 monoclonal antibodies – Value driven therapy for heart disease? Sentinel Article NEJM 2015; 372:1489. Dr. Rick Stouffer.

5.  September 1 - ProBNP – can we give up our clinical skills? Sentinel Articles.  Am J Cardiol 2012; 110:870. BMJ 2015; 350:h910. Dr. Patty Chang?

6.  September 15 – ERAS Protocols in Surgery. Sentinel Article, Brit J Surgery 2013; 100:482-9. Dr. Gerber.

7.  September 29 – Therapeutic hypothermia – Should the genie go back in the bottle? Sentinel Articles JAMA 2014; 311: 35, JAMA 2013; 310:2174, NEJM 2015; 373: 2403, and NEJM 2013; 369:2197. Dr. Shannon Carson.

8.  October 20 - Peripheral vascular disease; exercise, revascularization, drugs, etc.? Sentinel Article JAMA 2015; 314:1936. Dr. Bill Marston.

9.  November 3 – Confusion about blood pressure control; what should be the target? Sentinel Article - Sprint Trial. NEJM 2015; 373:2103. Dr. Rom Colindres.

10. November 17 – Newer insulins – do they provide better value and better care? Sentinel Article JAMA 2016; 314:665-666. Dr. John Buse.

11. December 1 – Cardiac resuscitation; compressions only, machine assisted, drugs, intubation, immediate shock? Sentinel Articles. NEJM 2015; 373:2203, NEJM 2016; 374:1711, and NEJM 2010; 363:434. Dr. Kevin Beise.

12. December 15 – Physician Assisted Suicide – Is this a part of the doctor’s charge to relieve suffering? Sentinel Articles JAMA 2016; 315: 245, 247,249, 251, and 253.  Dr. Laura Hanson.