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 January 21, 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

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


February 11

Division of Division of Infectious Diseases

TBA


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


February 25

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

TBA

Date

Scheduled Speakers


March 4

Division of Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

TBA


March 11

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

TBA


March 18

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

Postponed


March 25

Section of Allergy & Immunology

TBA

Date

Scheduled Speakers


April 1

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

TBA


April 8

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

TBA


April 15

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

TBA


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