2023-2024 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 2023-2024 academic year. More information will be added as schedules are finalized.

  • Updated April 9, 2024
  • Schedule subject to change

Date

Scheduled Speakers


September 7

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
Legacy Foundation of Kentuckiana Endowed Chair in Health Equity
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Will It Help Us, or Just Replace Us?"


September 14

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

Jennifer OlgesJennifer R. Olges, M.D., MPH, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Building Equity in Academic Medicine"


September 21

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Stephen McClaveStephen A. McClave, M.D., FACN, FASGE, FASPEN, AGAF
Professor of Medicine
Director of Clinical Nutrition
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"The Changing World of Obesity Medicine"


September 28

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

Rohit KumarRohit Kumar, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"The Therapeutic Landscape of Renal Cell Cancer"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


October 5

Division of Dermatology

The Jeffrey P. Callen Lecture

Alina Markova, M.D.Alina Markova, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Weill Cornell Medical College
Director, Inpatient Consultative Dermatology
Co-Director, Adult and Pediatric Multidisciplinary Graft-Versus-Host Disease Clinics
Clinical Director, Dermatology Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

"Dermatologic Toxicities to Immunotherapy"


October 11

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

The Gaspar Carrasquer Lecture

Amy Yau, M.D.Amy A. Yau, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

"Sodium Disorders: Updates and Challenges"


October 18

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Rodrigo CavallazziRodrigo Cavallazzi, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, UofL Health - UofL Hospital
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Overview of Pneumonia"


October 25

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

Ashok Balasubramanyam, M.D.Ashok Balasubramanyam, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Baylor College of Medicine

"The Expanding Universe of Atypical Diabetes"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


November 2

Division of Environmental Medicine

Steven JonesSteven P. Jones, Ph.D., FAHA, FISHR
Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Cardiometabolic Science
University Scholar
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"The Intersection of Metabolism and Inflammation in Ventricular Remodeling"


November 9

Division of Infectious Diseases

David AronoffDavid M. Aronoff, M.D., FIDSA, FAAM
John B. Hickam Professor of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine

"Leading with My Ears: 10 Lessons from a Department of Medicine Chair"


November 16

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Nachiket M. Apte, M.D.Nachiket M. Apte, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Advances in Cardiac Pacing"


November 23

ThanksgivingNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Thanksgiving!


November 30

Department of Medicine Chair's Office

Housam Aldeen SarakbiHousam Aldeen Sarakbi, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program
Wayne State University School of Medicine

"Biologics Medications in Rheumatology"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


December 7

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Silvi Shah, M.D., MS, FACP, FNKF, FASN, FASTSilvi Shah, M.D., MS, FACP, FNKF, FASN, FAST
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology / Transplant Nephrology Section
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

"Women's Health and Kidney Disease"


December 14

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Ashley CattranAshley M. Cattran, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Lead Clinician, Sarcoidosis Clinic
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

"Sarcoidosis: A Rapid Review for the Internist"


December 21-28

HolidaysNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Holidays!

Date

Scheduled Speakers


January 4

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Faraaz A. Rahman, M.D.Faraaz A. Rahman, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Structural Heart and Valve Intervention
Associate Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Training Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Structural Heart Disease Transcatheter Innovations"


January 11

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

Sathya KrishnasamySathya S. Krishnasamy, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes Fellowship Program
Section Chief of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, UofL Health - UofL Hospital
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Cystic Fibrosis-Related Endocrinopathies: 'Breathing in' the Incredible Journey of the CFTR Gene"


January 18

Department of Neurology

Michael A. Haboubi, D.O.Michael A. Haboubi, D.O.
Instructor in Neurology
Director, Neurology Clerkship Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Stroke Update 2024"


January 25

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

The Arlene & Richard Redinger Lecture

Matthew C. Cave, M.D., FAASLDMatthew C. Cave, M.D., FAASLD
Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, and Pharmacology and Toxicology
Distinguished University Scholar
Director, Integrated Health Science Facility Core/Animal Model and Biorepository Core/NAFLD-ViCTER Environmental Health Research Consortium
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Metabolic Dysfunction Associated Steatotic Liver Disease (MASLD) for Internists"

Date

Scheduled Speaker


February 1

Department of Medicine Chair's Office

John B. Harley, M.D., Ph.D.John B. Harley, M.D., Ph.D.
Rheumatologist, Holzer Health System
Staff Physician/Principal Investigator, Cincinnati VA Medical Center
Principal Investigator, Cincinnati Education and Research for Veterans Foundation
Chair, Programmatic and Scientific Review Board (PSRB)/Science and Health Initiative to Combat Infectious and Emerging Life-Threatening Diseases (VA SHIELD)

"Lupus, Epstein-Barr Virus, and Multiple Sclerosis"


February 8

Division of Division of Infectious Diseases

Ryan DosterRyan S. Doster, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Why is Diabetes Mellitus a Risk for Infections: Impact of Hyperglycemia on Host and Pathogen"


February 15

Division of Dermatology

The Jeffrey P. Callen Lecture

Erik StratmanErik J. Stratman, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Chairman of Dermatology
Director, Dermatology Residency Program
System Medical Director, Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Certification
Marshfield Clinic Health System

"Unusual and Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Skin"


February 22

Division of Environmental Medicine

Sanjay SrivastavaSanjay Srivastava, Ph.D., FAHA
Professor of Medicine
Distinguished University Scholar
Director, UofL Superfund Research Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Environmental Exposure and Cardiometabolic Disease"


February 29

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

The Beverly Todd Towery Lecture

R. Michael Tuttle, M.D.R. Michael Tuttle, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Service Chief, Endocrinology Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

"Challenges to De-Escalating Care in Low-Risk Malignancies: Using Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer as an Example"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


March 7

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Dinesh KalraDinesh K. Kalra, M.D., MBA, 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

"Management of Dyslipidemia in 2024: A Case-Based Approach"


March 14

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

The Lung T. Yam, M.D., Lecture

Monzr Al MalkiMonzr M. Al Malki, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Unrelated Donor BMT Program
Director, Haploidentical Transplant Program
City of Hope

"Optimizing Outcomes for Patients with Mismatched Unrelated Donor Hematopoietic Cell Transplant"


March 21

Section of Allergy & Immunology

David PedenDavid B. Peden, M.D., MS, FAAAAI
Andrews Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Senior Associate Dean for Translational Research
Chief Research Officer & Director, UNC Clinical Research Alliance
Medical Director, Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

"Air Pollution Effects on Respiratory and General Health"


March 28

Divison of General Internal Medicine

Christian FurmanChristian D. Furman, M.D., MSPH, AGSF
Professor of Geriatric & Palliative Medicine
Margaret Dorward Smock Endowed Chair in Geriatric Medicine
Health and Aging Policy Fellow (2022-2023)
Medical Director, Trager Institute/Optimal Aging Clinic
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Health and Aging Policy from Washington, D.C."

Date

Scheduled Speakers


April 4

Spring BreakNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Spring Break!


April 11

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

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

"Non-Invasive Respiratory Support In Acute Respiratory Failure"


April 18

Division of Rheumatology

David Armstrong, D.O.David T. Armstrong, D.O.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
University of Louisville School of Medicine


April 25

Department of Medicine Chair's Office

Chair's Derby Lecture

TBA

Date

Scheduled Speakers


May 2

Division of Infectious Diseases

Melissa UpdikeMelissa Updike, MJ, CPHRM, DFASHRM
Executive Director
Kentuckiana Medical Reciprocal Risk Retention Group


May 9

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

TBA


May 16

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

Abigal ChanAbigail S. Chan, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology
University of Louisville School of Medicine


May 23

Internal Medicine Residency Program

Internal Medicine Residency Program Awards Day