2012 Grand Rounds

Surgical Grand Rounds are conducted on the first and third Wednesday of every month at 7:15 A.M. in the 4th floor Old Clinic auditorium.


12/26/12 Canceled
12/19/12 Stephen Flaherty, MD
Trauma Medical Director, Cape Fear Valley Health System
Development of Civilian and Military Trauma Systems
12/12/12 Colin Bird, MD Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery
12/05/12 Raghu Vallabhaneni, MD
UNC Vascular Surgery
Current Treatment of Carotid Disease: Scalpel, Stent or Pill
11/28/12 Bryan Alan Cotton, MD, MPH
Univ. of Texas Health Science Center
The Acute Coagulopathy of Trauma:  How early, how lethal and how best to identify?
11/21/12 Canceled Thanksgiving Holiday

Michelle Kiser, MD
General Surgery Chief Resident
Jessica Pretti, MD
General Surgery Chief Resident

Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery
11/7/12 Michael E. Woods, MD
Division of Urology, UNC School of Medicine
Management of Testicular Cancer

Husam H. Balkhy, MD, FACS, FACC
Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin

Beating Heart Totally Endoscopic Coronary Bypass Grafting (TECAB): Integrating Robotics & Anastomotic Devices

Keith Miller
Research Assistant Biochemistry and Biophysics
Edward J. Collins, PhD
Microbiology and Immunology

Stealing Form the Immune System: Imaging Tumors
10/17/12 Mark J. Koruda, MD
Chief of GI Surgery, UNC School of Medicine
The Alphabet Soup of Surgical Quality Measures

Philip Pepple, MD

MRSA Screening in Surgical Patients

Kenneth D. Boffard, MD
Head of Surgery, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital & The University of the Witwatersand

Spokes, Spears, Stabs, Shots... and an Occasional Animal: Penetrating Trauma in a Developing Country

Bruce P. Capehart, MD, MBA
Medical Director, OEF/OIF Program, VA Medical Center, Durham NC

Blast Brain Injury for (Crash Test) Dummies
09/12/12 Megan Fuller, MD
General Surgery Chief Resident
Sleep Deprivation in Surgeons
09/05/12 Richard Feins, MD
UNC CT Surgery
Improved Patient Safety By Simulation Based Education
08/29/12 Canceled
08/22/12 HJ Kim, MD
Surgical Oncology
Carol A. Otey, PhD
Cell and Molecular Physiology
Palladin and Its Role in Pancreatic Cancer and Fibrosis
08/15/12 George F. Sheldon, MD
Professor of Surgery
Surgical Services and Underservice- Worldwide
08/08/12 Javeria Qureshi, MD
UNC General Surgery
Need for ALND After Positive SLNB
08/01/12 Christina Puchalski, MD
George Washington Univ. Medical Center
Spiritual Assessment in Surgical Cases
07/25/12 Michelle Kiser, MD
Javeria Qureshi, MD
UNC General Surgery
Surgical Research Experience in Malawi
07/18/12 Danielle Niedfeldt, RN, JD
Carolina Donor Services
Carolina Donor Services and UNC Healthcare: Working Together to Make a Difference
07/11/12 Jason Glotzbach, MD
UNC General Surgery
Evidence-based Reviews in Surgery: Surgical Outcomes in July
07/04/12 Canceled Holiday
06/27/12 Lindsay Stortz, RN
MU Project Coach
Surgery and Meaningful Use
06/20/12 Dr. Anthony Meyer, MD, PhD
Chair, Dept of Surgery
Awards presentation
06/13/12 Dr. William Cioffi, Jr, MD
Brown Univ. Dept of Surgery
Colin G. Thomas, Jr., Lectureship:  Disruptive Physician Behavior or Why We Do What We Do
06/06/12 Matthew Alleman, MD
UNC General Surgery
Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery
05/30/12 April Mendoza, MD
NC Jaycee Burn Center
Burn, Trauma & Public Health:  Tying It All Together in Two Years
05/30/12 Megan Fuller, MD
UNC General Surgery
Of Mice and Men
05/23/12 Emily Fontenot, MD
UNC General Surgery
Two Years, One Drug, and Three Sewing Machines
05/23/12 Raeshell Sweeting, MD
UNC General Surgery
The Learning Curve:  NF-kB and Such
05/16/12 Neal Seymour, MD
Residency Program Director
Tufts Univ. Dept. of Surgery
Simulation and the Changing Face of Surgical Training
05/09/12 K. Elizabeth Speck, MD
UNC General Surgery
Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery
05/02/12 Canceled Mock Orals
04/25/12 John van Aalst, MD
UNC Plastic Surgery
Large Animal Model to Test Tissue Engineered Bone and Cartilage
04/18/12 Reza Rahbar, MD
UNC GI Surgery
Anal Cancer: Screening and Prevention
04/11/12 Elizabeth Acquista, MD
UNC General Surgery
Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery:  The "CRASH-2" Trial
04/04/12 Shawn Kane, MD
Womack Army Medical Center
Battlefield Medicine - Point of Injury Care
03/28/12 Samuel McLean, MD
UNC Anesthesiology
Chronic Pain and PTSD After Injury and Trauma:  Understanding Mechanisms, Testing Interventions
03/21/12 Omri Emodi, DMD
UNC Plastic Surgery
Gunshot Wounds to the Face
03/14/12 Jonathan Samuel, MD
UNC General Surgery
Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery
03/07/12 Davis Viprakasit, MD, UNC Urology Obesity, Weight Loss Surgery, and the Risk of Kidney Stone Disease
02/15/12 Thomas Ricketts, III, PhD, MPH, UNC Medicine Update on Health Reform
02/08/12 Robb Malone, PharmD
VP, Practice Quality and Innovation
Transforming Meaningful Use into Meaningful Care:  What it means for your practice
02/01/12 George F. Sheldon, MD
UNC Surgery
The Millennium Generation and Health Care Reform:  GME and Beyond
01/18/12 Robert Berger, MD
Chief Medical Information Officer
WebCIS, Clinical IT, Meaningful Use: Current & Future Use
01/04/12 Canceled NO GRAND ROUNDS


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Reza Rahbar, MD

Division of GI Surgery