2022-2023 UofL Medicine Grand Rounds Schedule

University of Louisville Department of Medicine Grand Rounds are held at 8 a.m. Thursdays from September to May. Below is the schedule for the 2022-2023 academic year. More information will be added as schedules are finalized.

  • Updated November 28, 2022
  • Schedule subject to change

Date

Scheduled Speakers


September 1

Department of Medicine Chair's Office

Kim WilliamsKim A. Williams Sr., M.D., MACC, MASNC, FAHA, FESC
Professor of Medicine
Chair, University of Louisville Department of Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Nutrition, Health Equity and Cardiovascular Mortality"


September 8

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

Tracey HenryTracey L. Henry, M.D., MPH, MS, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Emory EMPACT Program
Thread Director for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Advocacy
Emory University School of Medicine

"Climate Change and Health Equity: The Problem and Steps Forward"


September 15

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Keith R. Miller, M.D.Keith R. Miller, M.D., FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Hiram C. Polk Jr., M.D. Department of Surgery
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Structural Violence: Linking Food Insecurity and Gun Violence"


September 22

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

Brian DongBrian Y. Dong, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Update in Breast Cancer Genetics and High-Risk Breast Disease"


September 29

Division of Environmental Medicine

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

"Environmental Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease"

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Scheduled Speakers


October 6

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

The Gaspar Carrasquer Lecture

Alan S. L. Yu, M.B., B.Chir.Alan S. L. Yu, M.B., B.Chir.
Harry Statland and Solon Summerfield Professor of Medicine
Director, The Jared Grantham Kidney Institute
Director, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
University of Kansas School of Medicine/KU Medical Center

"Kidney Stone Disease and the Role of Paracellular Calcium Transport"


October 13

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

Roberto Civitelli, M.D.Roberto Civitelli, M.D.
Sydney M. and Stella H. Schoenberg Professor of Medicine
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cell Biology & Physiology
Chief, Division of Bone and Mineral Diseases
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

"Sequential and Combined Therapies for Osteoporosis"


October 20

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Arjun Flora, M.D.Arjan S. Flora, M.D., DAABIP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center - Memphis
Director of Interventional Pulmonology/Lung Cancer Screening
Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

"Interstitial Lung Disease and the Role of the Interventional Pulmonologist"


October 27

Department of Medicine Chair's Office

The George W. Pedigo Jr. Lecture

Nanette K. Wenger, M.D., MACC, MACP, FAHANanette K. Wenger, M.D., MACC, MACP, FAHA
Professor of Medicine
Consultant, Emory Heart & Vascular Center
Founding Consultant, Emory Women's Heart Center
Founder, Society of Geriatric Cardiology
Emory University School of Medicine

"Cardiovascular Disease in Women: Epidemiology, Awareness, Access, and Delivery of Equitable Health Care"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


November 3

Dermatology

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

"Skin Signs of Systemic Disease: Case Based Discussions"


November 10

Division of Infectious Diseases

Mark BurnsMark V. Burns, M.D., FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Hospital Epidemiologist - Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Update on Monkeypox"


November 17

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Shahab GhafghaziShahab Ghafghazi, M.D., MRCP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Update on Coronary Revascularization"


November 24

ThanksgivingNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Thanksgiving!

Date

Scheduled Speakers


December 1

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

"IBD in 2022-23: It's Not Just Bugs and Drugs"


December 8

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Connie RheeConnie M. Rhee, M.D., M.Sc.
Associate Professor of Medicine & Public Health
Interim Chief, Division of Nephrology, Hypertension & Kidney Transplantation
Vice-Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Medicine
Director, Clinical and Translational Research, Division of Nephrology
Director, Dialysis Quality Improvement/Associate Director of Outpatient Hemodialysis
University of California Irvine School of Medicine


December 15

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Daniel KemelsonDaniel A. Kemelson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Medical Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit
University of Alabama at Birmingham Heersink School of Medicine


December 23

HolidaysNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Holidays!

Date

Scheduled Speakers


January 6

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Dinesh KalraDinesh Kalra, M.D., FACC, FNLA, FSCCT, FSCMR
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Vice Chair for Quality
Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Innovations
Director of Advanced Cardiac Imaging, Lipid Clinic & Infiltrative Heart Disease Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine


January 12

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

TBA


January 19

Department of Neurology

TBA


January 26

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

TBA

Date

Scheduled Speaker


February 2

Division of Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

TBA


February 9

Division of Division of Infectious Diseases

TBA


February 16

Division of Dermatology

TBA


February 23

Division of Environmental Medicine

TBA

Date

Scheduled Speakers


March 2

Division of Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

TBA


March 9

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

TBA


March 16

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

TBA


March 23

Section of Allergy & Immunology

TBA


March 30

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

TBA

Date

Scheduled Speakers


April 7

Spring BreakNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Spring Break!


April 13

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

TBA


April 20

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

TBA


April 27

Department of Medicine Chair's Office

Chair's Derby Lecture

TBA

Date

Scheduled Speakers


May 4

Division of Infectious Diseases

TBA


May 11

Division of Dermatology

TBA


May 18

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

TBA


May 26

Internal Medicine Residency Program

Internal Medicine Residency Program Awards Day