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 October 16, 2019
  • 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

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


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


November 21

Division of Infectious Diseases

TBA


November 28

ThanksgivingNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Thanksgiving!

Date

Scheduled Speakers


December 5

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

TBA


December 12

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

TBA


December 19

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

TBA


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


January 16

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

TBA


January 23

Department of Neurology

TBA


January 30

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

TBA

Date

Scheduled Speaker


February 6

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

TBA


February 13

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

TBA


February 20

Division of Infectious Diseases

TBA


February 27

Division of Dermatology

TBA

Date

Scheduled Speakers


March 5

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

TBA


March 12

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

TBA/p>


March 19

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

TBA


March 26

Section of Allergy & Immunology

TBA

Date

Scheduled Speakers


April 2

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

TBA


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

Internal Medicine


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