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Family Medicine Grand Rounds lectures are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. These educational talks are streamed via WebEx and feature a variety of topics from leading experts in the field. If you are interested in more information about opportunities to attend Grand Rounds, please contact

Upcoming Grand Rounds Lectures

Past Grand Rounds Lectures

Howard J. Eisenson, MD, and Jonathan B. Kotch, MD
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Multimodality Management of Rectal Cancer
José Gaston Guillem, MD, MPH, MBA
UNC Department of Surgery
Chief of the Gastrointestinal Division
Roscoe Bennett Gray Cowper, MD, Distinguished Professor

LGBTQ+ Care: Review and Innovations
Hayden Shafer, MD
Instructor in Clinical Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Perinatal Psychiatry for the Frontline Physician
Riah Patterson, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Emergency Medicine
Medical Director, Perinatal Psychiatry In-Patient Unit

COVID-19 Update: Focus on Omicron
David J. Weber, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine
Professor of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health
Medical Director, UNC Hospitals’ Departments of Hospital Epidemiology (Infection Prevention)
Associate Chief Medical Officer, UNC Health Care

A Personal Tour: Cultural Humility and Latino/a Populations of NC
Andres Lopez, MD, MS
UNC Family Medicine Resident

History of Civil Rights in Healthcare: Hospital Desegregation and Beyond
Zainab Farzal, MD, MPH
PGY6 – Research Track
UNC Otolaryngology

Reflection on the Siler City Community
Paul Cuadros, Associate Professor
UNC Hussman School of Journalism

Coronary CTA Update for Primary Care Providers
Joseph Sivak, MD, FACC, UNC Division of Cardiology
Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship

Health Equity Curricular Reform: Trainees as Innovators & Structural Racism in the Academy
Robert Rock, MD, Montefiore Dept of Family and Social Medicine

Life in the Time of COVID: Experiences from Two Local Health Departments
Erica Pettigrew, MD, JD, MPH and Kim Newton, MD, MPH

“The Registered Nurse: A Leader and Advocate”
Ernest J. Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, President, America Nurses Association

“Turning the Tide on Rural Maternity Care in the US”
Martha Carlough, MD, MPH and Dana Iglesias, MD, MPH, UNC Family Medicine Faculty

“Human Trafficking and Healthcare: a presentation adapted from the Physicians Against Trafficking of Humans (PATH)”
Resident Michelle Lyman, MD, MPH and Survivor Jennifer Hammer

“The war on drugs, mass incarceration and public health”
Dana K. Rice, Dr.PH, M.S. (She, Her, Hers)

Ghazaleh Moayedi, DO, MPH, FACOG (she/her/hers)
Complex Family Planning Specialist

“Travel Health in the Time of COVID-19… and Beyond”
Philip Sloane, MD, MPH

“Cardiac Evaluation for Chest Pain”
Charles Hicks, MD, FACC

“Care of the Geriatric Patient”
Mallory McClester-Brown, MD

“Special education outcomes among children with hearing impairment: clinician advocacy for health and education equity”
Sherise Epstein, MD, MPH