2019-2020 UofL Medicine Grand Rounds Schedule

University of Louisville Department of Medicine Grand Rounds are held at 8 a.m. Thursdays from September to June. Below is the schedule for the 2019-2020 academic year. More information will be added as schedules are finalized.

  • Updated March 18, 2020
  • Schedule subject to change

Date

Scheduled Speakers


September 5

Department of Medicine Chairman's Office

Eleanor LedererEleanor D. Lederer, M.D., FASN, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Interim Chair, University of Louisville Department of Medicine
Chief, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"(R)EVOLUTION"


September 12

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

Joseph RotellaJoseph D. Rotella, M.D., MBA, HMDC, FAAHPM
Chief Medical Officer, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Founder, CatalystHPM

"From Burnout to Joy: Healing the Healers"


September 19

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Piet de GroenPiet C. de Groen, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
University of Minnesota Medical School

"Colorectal Cancer Facts, Failures and the Future of Colonoscopy"


September 26

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

Jason ChesneyJason A. Chesney, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Chief, Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology
Director, James Graham Brown Cancer Center
Medical Director, Clinical Trials Office, James Graham Brown Cancer Center
Associate Director, Translational Research Program, James Graham Brown Cancer Center
James Graham Brown Foundation Chair
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Stimulating the Immune System to Attack Cancer"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


October 3

Division of Environmental Medicine

Aruni BhatnagarAruni Bhatnagar, Ph.D., FAHA
Professor of Medicine
Smith and Lucille Gibson Professor of Medicine
Distinguished University Scholar
Chief, Division of Environmental Medicine
Director, Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute/American Heart Association Tobacco Regulation Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"The Human Envirome: A Framework for Environmental Medicine"


October 10

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Gaspar Carrasquer Lecture

George AronoffGeorge R. Aronoff, M.D., MS, FACP, FASN
Professor of Medicine (Gratis)
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Vice President of Clinical Affairs
DaVita Kidney Care

"Chronic Kidney Disease: Preventing Progression and Planning for End-Stage Kidney Disease"


October 17

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

Lisal FolsomLisal J. Folsom, M.D., MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director, Wendy Novak Diabetes Center Transition to Adult Diabetes Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Food Obsessed: An Investigation into Today's Trendiest Diets"


October 24

Department of Medicine Chairman's Office

George W. Pedigo Jr. Lecture

Gerald FriedmanGerald C. Friedman, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics
University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

"Medicare for All: What Physicians Need to Know"


October 31

Division of Blood & Bone Marrow Transplantation

Robert EmmonsRobert V. Emmons, M.D., FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"AML 2019: Update on Molecular Biology and Immunology"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


November 7

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Sravanthi NandavaramSravanthi Nandavaram, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Medicine
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Kentucky College of Medicine

"VV ECMO For Respiratory Failure: How to Choose the Right Patient"


November 14

Division of Dermatology

Arash MostaghimiArash Mostaghimi, M.D., MPA, MPH
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Dermatology Inpatient Service
Co-Director, Complex Medical Dermatology Fellowship Program
Brigham and Women's Hospital

"The Red Leg Demystified: An Update on Cellulitis"


November 21

Division of Infectious Diseases

Mark BurnsMark V. Burns, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Ebola"


November 28

ThanksgivingNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Thanksgiving!

Date

Scheduled Speakers


December 5

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Eleanor LedererAndrew P. DeFilippis, M.D., M.Sc.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Physiology
Director, Cardiac Intensive Care
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Cardiovascular Risk Prediction Tools: What Are We Predicting?"


December 12

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Craig McClainCraig J. McClain, M.D., AGAF, FACG, FACN, FAASLD
Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology
Chief of Research Affairs, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Associate Vice President for Health Affairs/Research/Translational Research
Director, Clinical Trials Unit/Liver Research Program
Distinguished University Scholar
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Complications of Decompensated Liver Disease"


December 19

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Alfred JacobsAlfred A. Jacobs Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Incenter and Acute Dialysis/University Kidney Center Broadway
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Renal Replacement Therapy: Then, Now and ?"


December 26

HolidaysNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Holidays!

Date

Scheduled Speakers


January 9

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

William ZachariasWilliam J. Zacharias, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonary Biology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

"Mechanisms of Lung Regeneration After Severe Acute Lung Injury from Influenza"


January 16

Division of Blood & Bone Marrow Transplantation

Lung T. Yam Memorial Lecture

Jerald GongJerald Z. Gong, M.D., MS
Professor of Pathology
Director, Division of Hematopathology, Hematology and Flow Cytometry Laboratories
Medical Director, Genomic Pathology
Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College

"The Role of BCL-W in Lymphoma Pathogenesis"


January 23

Department of Neurology

Michael SowellMichael K. Sowell, M.D., FAHS
Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
Director, University of Louisville Child Neurology Residency Program
Director, Medical Student Education in Neurology
Director, University of Louisville Comprehensive Headache Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"New Drug Therapies in the Treatment of Migraines: A Rapidly Shifting Paradigm"


January 30

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

Betty VillafuerteBetty C. Villafuerte, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Section Chief of Endocrinology, Jewish Hospital
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Cardiologists, Nephrologists, and Endocrinologists: Crosstalk in the Era of Novel Glucose-Lowering Drugs"

Date

Scheduled Speaker


February 6

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Gerald DrydenGerald W. Dryden, M.D., Ph.D., MSPH, M.Sc.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Biologic Warfare in IBD: Time to Increase Defense Spending!"


February 13

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Myles WolfMyles S. Wolf, M.D., MMsc
Professor of Medicine and Population Health
Charles Johnson, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Chief of Nephrology
Duke University School of Medicine

"FGF23 at the Intersection of Kidney and Cardiovascular Disease"


February 20

Division of Infectious Diseases

Forest ArnoldForest W. Arnold, D.O., M.Sc., FIDSA
Associate Professor of Medicine
Epidemiologist, UofL Health - UofL Hospital
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"2019 Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 causing COVID-19) Epidemic"


February 27

Division of Dermatology

Jeffrey CallenJeffrey P. Callen, M.D., FACP, FAAD, MACR
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Dermatology
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Skin Signs of Systemic Disease: Case-Based Discussion"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


March 5

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Jose Gomez-VillalobosJose L. Gomez-Villalobos, M.D., MS, ATSF
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Yale School of Medicine

"Precision Medicine in Asthma 2020"


March 12

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

Beverly Todd Towery Lecture

Richard AuchusRichard J. Auchus, M.D., Ph.D., FACE
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
James A. Shayman and Andrea S. Kevrick Professor of Translational Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School

"A Contemporary Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Cushing Syndrome"


March 19

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

POSTPONED


March 26

Section of Allergy & Immunology

Gerald LeeGerald B. Lee, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine

Date

Scheduled Speakers


April 2

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

Charles C. Smith Jr. Lecture

Julia ArnstenJulia H. Arnsten, M.D., MPH
Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Psychiatry
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
Director, Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research
Albert Einstein College of Medicine


April 9

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

TBA


April 16

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

TBA


April 23

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

TBA


April 30

Department of Medicine Chairman's Office

TBA

Date

Scheduled Speakers


May 7

Division of Infectious Diseases

TBA


May 14

Division of Rheumatology

TBA


May 21

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

TBA


May 28

Internal Medicine Residency Program

Internal Medicine Residency Program Awards Day


June 4

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

TBA