2008 Grand Rounds

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12/31/08[No Grand Rounds][Holiday]
12/24/08[No Grand Rounds][Holiday]
12/17/08Thomas C. Ricketts, PhD
Director of Research
Cecil B. Sheps Center
The "Obama Generation Health Reform Program"
12/10/08W. Bruce Shingleton, MD
UNC Urology
Renal Cryoablation
12/3/08Michael Helmrath
UNC Pediatric Surgery
11/29/08[No Grand Rounds][Thanksgiving Holiday]
11/19/08[No Grand Rounds][Mock Orals]
11/12/08Robert Mendes, MD
UNC Vascular Surgery
IVC Filters: Have the Indications for IVC Filters Changed?
11/5/08Brad Warner, MDShort Bowel Syndrome in Children: Surgical Options and Base Opportunities
10/29/08Gordon W. Jacobs, MD, FACS, PA
Charlotte NC
Tropical Surgery in Africa
10/22/08Nirmal Veeramachaneeni, MD
UNC Neurosurgery
The Surgical Treatment for Cancer of the Esophagus: There is Need for Improvement
10/15/08[No Grand Rounds][ACS Meeting in San Francisco]
10/8/08David A. Gerber, MD
Chief, UNC Transplant Surgery
Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Resection or Transplantation
10/1/08Aaron P. Garrison, MD
PGY-5, UNC Dept. of Surgery
Developmental Insight into Intestinal Adaptation: Characterization of Intestinal Stem Cell (ISC) Expansion and Glucagon-Like Peptide-2 (GLP-2) Actions During Murine Intestinal Development (SF17)
10/1/08Javeria S. Qureshi, MD
PGY-2, UNC Dept. of Surgery
Charlson Comorbidity Index is a Predictor of Intensive Care Unit Length of Stay and Mortality in the Elderly Trauma Patient
10/1/08Megan C. Jack, MD
PGY-5, UNC Dept. of Surgery
Strategies to Improve Resident Education in an 80-Hour Work Week: Comparisons of Learning and Teaching Styles
9/24/08Wendy Moore
Journalist and Author
John Hunter: the Once and Future Surgeon
9/17/08Renae Stafford, MD, MPH
UNC Trauma and Critical Care
Patient Safety Initiatives in the Surgical ICU
9/10/08Eric G. Halvorson, MD
UNC Plastic Surgery
A Brief History of Microsurgery: From Carrell to Bunke, From Head to Toe, From Lyons to Chapel Hill
9/3/08Brian Goldstein, MD
Chief of Staff, UNC SOM
Exec Assoc Dean for Clinical Affairs

Chief of Staff Double Feature:
1. Update on Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Activities
2. Changes in Pre-Operative Consultation

8/27/08Robert Fanelli, MD, FACS
Univ of Mass Medical Center
The Importance of Flexible Endoscopy for Future Surgeons
8/20/08Thomas Egan, MD
UNC Cardiothoracic Surgery
The New Lung Allocation System - Three Years Later and the Future of Lung Transplantation
8/13/08Robert Berger, MD
Director of Medical Informatics;
Matthew G. Ewend, MD
UNC Neurosurgery
Ask Not What Your Information Systems Can Do For You... Status of the UNC Informational Systems
8/6/08Nancy DeMore, MD
UNC Surgical Oncology
Discovery of Novel Protein Target for Angiogenesis
7/30/08Raj S. Pruthi, MD
UNC Urology
Evaluating the Impact of Race in Prostate Cancer
7/23/08William Adamson, MD
UNC Pediatric Surgery
Current Status of Fetal Intervention and Surgery
7/16/08Wolfgang Losken, MD
Professor Emeritus
UNC Plastic Surgery
UNC Missions Around the World
7/9/08David Weber, MD
Hospital Epidemiology
Occupational Health and Safety
Infection Control Issues in the OR
6/25/08Bruce A. Cairns, MD
Director, NC Jaycee Burn Center
Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN): A UNC Cooperative Response to Radiation Injury
6/11/08Nancy Andersen, MD
PGY-6, UNC Dept. of Surgery
NF-Kappa B and the Heart
6/11/08Trey Riesenman, MD
PGY-6, UNC Dept. of Surgery
Lipopolysaccharide and Mechanical Ventilation Induced Alterations in Purinoceptor Expression in the Lung and Extrapulmonary Organs
6/4/08Keith D. Amos, MD
UNC Sugical Oncology
Genetic Testing and Prophylactic Surgery for Cancer
5/21/08Jeffrey H. Fair, MD
UNC Transplant Surgery
Current Challenges and Future Prospects for Hepatic Based Stem Cell Therapies
5/14/08Benjamin Haithcock, MD
UNC Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Role of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Early Stage Lung Cancer
5/7/08Lewis Flint, MD, FACS
American College of Surgeons
Chicago, IL
Management of Abdominal Solid Organ Injuries: A Contrarian View
4/30/08Edmund Rutherford, MD
Wake Medical Center
CCATT During Operation Iraqi Freedom
4/23/08Mark J. Koruda, MD
UNC GI Surgery
Treating Post-Operative Ilieus... The Answer to the Bed Crunch
4/16/08Linda J. Collins, MSLS
UNC Health Sciences Library
Demystifying the NIH Public Access Policy
4/9/08Eric M. Wallen, MD
UNC Urology
Urologic Robotic Surgery: Where We've Been, Where We Are, and Where We're Going
4/2/08Robert A. Warriner, III, MD
Exec. VP for Medical Affairs
Diversified Clinical Services
Jacksonville, FL
Evidence-Based Diagnoses and Treatment Outcomes for HBO That Pertain to Our Outpatient, Nonemergent Center
3/26/08Noelle Granger, PhD
UNC Cell and Development Biology
Leonardo Da Vinci: Artist and Anatomist
3/19/08Anand V. Germanwala, MD
UNC Neurosurgery
Current Management Strategies for the Treatment of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms
3/12/08Frederick L. Grover, MD
Chair, Dept. of Surgery
Univ of CO Health Science Center
Quality Improvement, Past Experiences and Future Directions
3/5/08C. Scott Hultman, MD
Chief, UNC Plastic Surgery
Improving Access to Care: An Operational and Financial Analysis of Service-Based Interventions in Optimized Patient Throughput in an Academic Plastic Surgery Practice
2/27/08J. Duncan Phillips, MD
UNC Pediatric Surgery
Premature Birth in American: Recent Developments and Implications for the Pediatric Surgeon
2/20/08Robert G. Berger, MD
Director of Medical Informatics
e-Chart Coming to Critical Care Units: Demo
2/13/08John van Aalst, MD
UNC Plastic Surgery
Cleft Care on the West Bank and Gaza: Tissue Engineering Using Nanofibers, Scaffolds, and Umbilical Cord Stem Cells
2/6/08Thomas R. Russell, MD
Executive Director, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL
A Surgeon's Responsibility in a Changing World
1/23/08Hartwig Bunzendahl, MD, PhD
UNC GI Surgery
Hernia Repair Without Disability: Following the Goad of I. L. Lichtenstein
1/16/08George F. Sheldon, MD
UNC Dept. of Surgery
The Education of a Physician and Surgeon: History and Future
1/9/08Mark M. Zare, MD, FACS
Boston VA Healthcare System, Boston Univ
Surgical Outcomes: From the Golden Goose Ostrich to the American Veterans