Current Topics

Seminar Series / Holderness Distinguished Scholars

First Half (Fall) 2017-2018

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

 

  1. July 11, 2017 – Introduction – Drs. Gerber and Dr. Kizer.
  2. July 25, 2017 – Human gene editing – what does the future hold? Sentinel articles: Ann Int Med 2017; 166:667, National Academy of Science, Energy and Medicine. National Academy Publications 2017; doi: 10.17226/24623, and JAMA 2017; 317:1829. Dr. Jim Evans.
  3. August 8, 2017 – Localized prostate cancer: monitor, hormones, surgery, XRT, brachytherapy or nothing. Sentinel articles: NEJM 2016; 375:1415 and JAMA 2017; 317:1141. Dr. Matt Nielsen.
  4.  August 22, 2017 – Treatment of Graves Ophthalmopathy – old and new treatments. Sentinel articles: NEJM 2017; 376:1748 and NEJM 2009; 360:994. Dr. David Clemons.
  5.  September 5, 2017 - Feeding sick patients – Is there a reason why humans lose appetite when sick? NEJM 2015; 372:2398 and Lancet 2005; 365: 755 and 764. Dr. Mark Koruda.
  6.  September 19, 2017 – GI bleeding from AVMs – what is the treatment? Sentinel Article: Gastroenterology 2011; 141:1629. Dr. Seth Crockett.
  7.  October 3, 2017 – EHRs: are they helping, hurting or mixed blessing? Sentinel articles: Ann Int Med 2016; 165:753, JAMA 2017; 317: 257 and 901, Ann Int Med 2017; 166:659. Dr. Don Spencer.
  8.  October 17, 2017 – Is sacubitril/valasartan a big step in treatment of CHF? Sentinel articles: NEJM 2014; 371:993 and Am J Pathol 2007; 171:241. Dr. Lisa Rose-Jones.
  9.  October 31, 2017 – Is a single payer the answer to our medical system? Sentinel articles: NEJM 2016; 374:15, NEJM 2015; 372:17, and JAMA 2017; 317:1409. Dr. Jon Oberlander.
  10.  November 7, 2017 –Evaluating clinical prediction rules: SOFA, SIRS, FRAX, Framingham Risk Score, CHADS score, Wells score, etc. Sentinel articles: JAMA 2017; 317:290, FRAX tool www.shef.ac.uk/Frax/tool, Eur Heart J 2012; 33:1500, and Ann Int Med 2012; 157:389. Dr. Kizer
  11. November 28, 2017 – Tranexamic acid in Cardiovascular surgery – yes or no? Sentinel articles: NEJM 2017; 376:136-148 and BMJ 2012; 344:e3054.  Dr. Thomas Caranasos.
  12.  December 5, 2017 –. Measuring fractional flow reserve or IWR to assess coronary stenosis – A significant advance? Sentinel articles: NEJM 2017; 376:1813 and NEJM 2012; 367:991. Dr. Joe Rossi.
  13.  December 19, 2017 – Thyroid nodules – the USPSTF report; a discussion. Sentinel Article: JAMA 2017; 317:1888. Dr. Lawrence Kim