2020-2021 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 2020-2021 academic year. More information will be added as schedules are finalized.

  • Updated April 6, 2021
  • Schedule subject to change

Date

Scheduled Speakers


September 3

Department of Medicine Chair's Office

Kristine KruegerKristine J. Krueger, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Interim Chair, University of Louisville Department of Medicine
Chief of Academic & Clinical Affairs, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Revelations of Academic Medicine During a Pandemic"


September 10

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

Russell FarmerRussell W. Farmer, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Assistant Dean for Medical Education/Clinical Skills
Medical Director, Paris Simulation Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Teaching at the University of Louisville School of Medicine"


September 17

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Bruce YacyshynBruce R. Yacyshyn, M.D., FRCPC, FACG, AGAF
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"There is More to GI Bleeding Than Meets the Eye (on the scope)"


September 24

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

Donald MillerDonald M. Miller, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
James Graham Brown Professor of Oncology
Director Emeritus, UofL Health - James Graham Brown Cancer Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"40 Year Evolution of Melanoma Treatment: Death of the Miracle List"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


October 1

Division of Environmental Medicine

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

"The Co-Immunity Project: Evaluating Community Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection"


October 8

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

The Gaspar Carrasquer Lecture

Michael BrierMichael E. Brier, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Machine Learning in Medicine"


October 15

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

Sri Prakash MokshagundamSri Prakash L. Mokshagundam, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes
Chief of Endocrinology, Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Clinical Islet Transplantation: Evolution, Progress, and Future Direction"


October 22

Division Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Hiram Rivas-PerezHiram L. Rivas-Perez, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Fellowship Program
Director, Pulmonary Function Test Laboratory
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Diagnosis and Management of Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


November 5

Division of Dermatology

Bridget ShieldsBridget E. Shields, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Department of Dermatology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

"Cutaneous Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease"


November 12

Division of Infectious Diseases

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

"COVID-19: An Update"


November 19

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Shahab GhafghaziShahab Ghafghazi, M.D., MRCP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiology Fellowship Program
Director, Cardio-Oncology Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Update on Revascularization in Coronary Artery Disease: Is This the Final Verdict?"


November 26

ThanksgivingNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Thanksgiving!

Date

Scheduled Speakers


December 3

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Richard Redinger Lecture Series

Naga ChalasaniNaga P. Chalasani, M.D., FACG, FAASLD, AGAF, FACP
Professor Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
David W. Crabb Professor of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Interim Chair, Department of Medicine
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Indiana University School of Medicine

"Drug Induced Liver Injury: Update for Internists and Medicine Sub-specialists"


December 17

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Umair GauharUmair A. Gauhar, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, Interventional Pulmonology Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Lights, Camera, Action: Advances in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Bronchoscopy"


December 24

HolidaysNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Holidays!

Date

Scheduled Speakers


January 7

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Marcus StoddardMarcus F. Stoddard, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FASE
Professor of Medicine
Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Ischemic Stroke"


January 14

Department of Neurology

Jenny FengJenny J. Feng, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Multiple Sclerosis Overiew and Update on Remyelination Therapies"


January 21

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

Michelle GriffithMichelle L. Griffith, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Vanderbilt Diabetes Telemedicine Program
Medical Director, Telehealth Ambulatory Services
Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Metabolism
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

"Telehealth for Diabetes: Working for a Better 'New Normal'"


January 28

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Benjamin RogersBenjamin D. Rogers, M.D., MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Motility at The University of Louisville"

Date

Scheduled Speaker


February 4

Division of Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Dawn CasterDawn J. Caster, M.D., FASN
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Taming the Wolf: An Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lupus Nephritis"


February 11

Division of Division of Infectious Diseases

Julio RamirezJulio A. Ramírez, M.D., FACP
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

Ruth CarricoRuth M. Carrico Ph.D., DNP, APRN, FNP-C, FSHEA, CIC
Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Education and Training in Infection Prevention/Epidemiological Research, Center of Excellence for Research in Infectious Diseases/Clinical Research Internship Program
Clinical Director, Vaccine and International Travel Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Update of COVID-19 Vaccines"


February 18

Division of Dermatology

Victoria WerthVictoria P. Werth, M.D.
Professor of Dermatology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Professor of Dermatology
Chief of Dermatology, Philadelphia V.A. Hospital
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

"Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (CLE): Insights Into Disease Heterogeneity and Therapy in CLE"


February 25

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Michael HellmannMichael J. Hellmann, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship Program
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

"Point of Care Ultrasound for the Louisville Internist"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


March 4

Division of Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

Beverly Todd Towery Lecture

Robert EckelRobert H. Eckel, M.D., FAHA, FACC
Emeritus Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes/Division of Cardiology
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

"Cardiometabolic Medicine: Time for a New Internal Medicine Subspecialty"


March 11

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Dinesh KalraDinesh Kalra, M.D., FACC, FSCCT, FSCMR, FNLA
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging
Director, Lipid Clinic
Director, Infiltrative Cardiac Disease Program
Rush Medical College

"Advances in Cardiac Imaging: Case-Based Clinical Applications in 2021"


March 18

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

Beth RileyElizabeth C. Riley M.D., FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Special Considerations for Young Women with Breast Cancer - HER Program"


March 25

Section of Allergy & Immunology

Gerald LeeGerald B. Lee, M.D.
Allergist/Immunologist
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Director, Allergy/Immunology Fellowship
Emory University School of Medicine

"Recent Advances in Penicillin Allergy Delabeling"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


April 1

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

Kimberly PateKimberly E. Pate, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Palliative Care in a Pandemic: It Affects Us All"


April 8

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Loretta JophlinLoretta L. Jophlin, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Liver Transplantation: Past, Present and Future"


April 15

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Bogdan MoldoveanuBogdan Moldoveanu, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Introduction to Diseases of Aspergillus in the Lung"


April 22

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

TBA


April 29

Department of Medicine Chair's Office

TBA

Date

Scheduled Speakers


May 6

Division of Infectious Diseases

TBA


May 13

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

TBA


May 20

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

TBA


May 27

Internal Medicine Residency Program

Internal Medicine Residency Program Awards Day