Surgical Grand Rounds

Surgical Grand Rounds are conducted each Wednesday at 7:15 A.M. in the 4th floor Old Clinic auditorium.

Upcoming Grand Rounds Presentation (.pdf)

Grand Rounds Disclosure Agreement (.ppt) (needs to be first and last slide for speaker)

4 Question Quiz for CME Credit from Grand Rounds (currently from 9/21/2016 Grand Rounds)



Quarterly Faculty Meeting



Interdisciplinary M&M



Independent Meeting


Bruce Cairns, MD
Professor of Surgery at NC Jaycee Burn Center

Zhen Gu, MD
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering (UNC-NC State)

Stretch-Triggered Drug Delivery


Loree Kalliainen, MD
Associate Professor at Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Adventures in Practice Evolution


Rajat Kumar, MD
General Surgery Resident

C. Tyler Ellis, MD
General Surgery Resident

GERD after Lap Heller

Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) After the Learning Curve

9/7/2016Benjamin Calvo, MD
Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology

Robotic Rectal Surgery



Special Surgery Meeting


Monika Nanda, MBBS, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology

Does Anesthetic Technique Affect Long Term Outcomes After Cancer Surgery?


Lynn Damitz, MD
Clinical Professor
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Loree Kalliainen, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Selective Denervation for the Treatment of Chronic Pain


Thaddeus Puzio, MD
General Surgery Resident

Aimee Kim, MD
General Surgery Resident

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: Past, Present, and the Future

Value of Surgical Resection in Children with High-Risk Neuroblastoma


Marco Patti, MD
Professor of Surgery, Division of GI

From the Odyssey to Present Times: Role of Mentoring in the Academic World


Melina R. Kibbe, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery

Sex Bias in Biomedical Research


Mark Koruda, MD
Professor of GI Surgery

David Weber, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at UNC

Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, MS
Research Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases

Infection Prevention


Satish Gopal, MD, MPH
Cancer Program Director
UNC Project-Malawi

Cancer in Malawi: Opportunities for Global Medicosurgical Education



No Grand Rounds



Interdisciplinary M&M Conference


He (Helen) Huang, PhD
Associate Professor at NSCU/UNC, Department of Biomedical Engineering Director

Loree Kalliainen, MD
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Neural Prosthesis Control based on Targeted Muscle/Skin Reinnervation


Megan Quintana, MD
General Surgery Resident

Jennifer Samples, MD
General Surgery Resident

The Management of Papillary Thyroid Cancer

The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology

6/8/2016Surgery Awards Presentation
6/1/2016Joanna Grudziak, MD
General Surgery Resident
Central Line Safety
5/25/2016Kurt Heiss, MD
Medical Director, Surgical Quality Professor of Surgery at Emory School of Medicine
"Surgeon: Heal Thyself"; Burn Out and Second Victim Syndrome in Surgical Care: An Evolving Quality Metric
5/18/2016George Sheldon Resident Research Symposium
5/11/2016Mock Orals

Michelle Roughton, MD
Division of Plastic Surgery

Pearls and Pitfalls of a New Residency Program Director


Richard Feins, MD
Medical Director of Perioperative Services at UNC Health Care

Simulation Based Surgical Training: A Pathway to Mastery


Meredith Duke, MD
Division of GI Surgery

Jennifer Nelson, MD
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Bariatric Surgery: The Good, the Bad, and the Readmissions

Geographic Distribution of Live Births with Tetralogy of Fallot in NC 2003-2012


David M. Levi, MD, FACS
Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center on UNC-Charlotte Campus

The History of Surgery for Portal Hypertension- The Central Role of the Department of Surgery at UNC


Robert C. Shamberger, MD
Chief, Department of Surgery

Advances in Management of Solid Tumors in Infants and Children


Rajat Kumar, MD
General Surgery Resident

Chris Tignanelli, MD
General Surgery Resident

Management of Liver Cancer

Pasireotide for Pancreatic Fistula



Interdisciplinary M&M Conference


Tom Ivester, MD
Anthony (Tony) Lindsey, MD
UNC School of Medicine

Larry Mandelkehr, MD
UNC Health Care

The Dollars and Sense of Public Reporting Outcome


Laura Boschini, MD
General Surgery Resident

Kevin Chang, MD
General Surgery Resident

Negative Pressure vs. Conventional Dressings on STSG in Burns

Propranolol Attenuates Hemorrhage and Accelerates Wound Healing in Severely Burned Adults


SFC Ronald Brady

SFC Paul Loos
Special Forces Medics
United States Army

U.S. Special Operations Medics; Shifting Focus to Meet Current and Future Needs

US Army Special Operations Advanced Medical Instructor Training


David Wayne Overby, MD
Division of GI Surgery

Jason Long, MD
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

"Trainee Research: Ideas and Opportunities"

Surgical Innovation and Simulation


Anthony A. Meyer, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Surgery

Surgical Care in the Future: Will We Lead the Ascent?


Ashish Jain, MD
General Surgery Resident

Rajat Kumar, MD
General Surgery Resident

Endovascular Repair of Descending Aortic Dissections

Protamine Use in Carotid Endarterectomy

2/3/2016Thomas Egan, MD
Professor of Surgery in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Recovering Human Lungs After Death for Transplant: Challenges and Opportunities
1/27/2016Jen Jen Yeh, MD
Division of Surgical Oncology
Goings On
1/20/2016Ty L. Bullard, MD
Associate Professor, Associate Medical Director at UNC Department of Anesthesiology
Dealing with Intraoperative Awareness
1/13/2016Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, FACS
Baylor College of Medicine
Serendipity and Symbiosis in the Evolution of Vascular Trauma
1/6/2016 Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH
Associate Chair at UNC Department of Psychiatry
Moving Beyond Burnout to Physician Wellness: How Do We Take Care of Our Own?



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