Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

2008-09 Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Time and Location 

8:00 am
Location: Forchheimer 1st Floor Lecture Hall, Weiler Division

12:15 pm
Cherkasky Auditorium, Moses Division

2008-09 Schedule 

Diabetes and CVD Risk--where do we stand now?
Speaker: Ulrich K. Schubart, Einstein-Montefiore Division of Endocrinology
Host Division: Endocrinology 

Surrogate Decision Making
Speaker: Hannah Lipman, Einstein-Montefiore Division of Geriatrics
Host Division: Geriatrics 

Curing Melanoma through Early Detection
Speaker: Allan Halpern, Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Host Division: Dermatology 

Cancer Screening and Surveillance: Deconstructing the New Guidelines
Speaker: David Greenwald, Einstein-Montefiore Division of Gastroenterology
Host Division: Gastroenterology 

Pathogenesis of Preeclampsia: Implications for Cardiovascular Health
Speaker: Ananth S. Karumanchi, Harvard
Host Division: Nephrology 

Update on the evaluation and management of chronic cough
Speaker: Peter Dicpinigaitis, Einstein-Montefiore Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Host Division: Pulmonary Medicine 

ICU of the Future: Informatics Infrastructure for Continuous Quality Improvement and Outcome Research
Speaker: Ognjen Gajic, Mayo Clinic
Host Division: Critical Care Medicine 

Dysregulation of the Epigenome in Human Disease
Speaker: John Greally, Departments of Genetics and Medicine (Hematology)
Host Division: Oncology

Cholangiocytes, Cilia and Cysts: What's the Connection? 
Speaker: Nicholas LaRusso, Mayo Clinic
Host Division: Hepatology

New Applications of Aldosterone Blockade in Cardiovascular Disease
Speaker: Bertram Pitt, M.D., Professor of Medicine Emeritus, University of Michigan Medical School
Host Division: Cardiology 

The Future of Critical Care
Speaker: Gordon Rubenfeld, University of Toronto
Host Division: Critical Care Medicine 

Vitamin D. Deficiency: The Immunological Consequences
Speaker: John Hardin, Einstein-Montefiore Division of Rheumatology 

The U.S. Health Care System: Status and Prospects
Speaker: Jan Sherry Glied, Ph.D., Columbia University
Host: House Staff

Advances in Anticoagulation: New Agents and Management Paradigms
Speaker: Kenneth Bauer
Host Division: Hematology 

8:00 AM: Future of Exceptional Longevity
Speaker: Nir Barzilai, Director, Einstein Institute for Aging Research
12:15 PM: Frailty in the Elderly
Speaker: Linda Fried, Dean and Professor of Public Health, Columbia University
Host Division: Geriatrics 

Current and Emerging Modalities for Detection of GI Neoplasia
Speaker: Jan Michael Kochman, University of Pennsylvania
Host Division: Gastroenterology 

Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 (IGF1) and Sarcomas
Speaker: Robert Maki, Memorial Sloan Kettering
Host Division: Oncology

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Charting a Course for Sensible Antibiotics Use
Speaker: Belinda Ostrowsky, Einstein-Montefiore Division of Infectious Diseases
Host Division: Infectious Diseases

Genetics of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Autoimmunity
Speaker: Peter Gregerson, North Shore/LIJ
Host Division: Rheumatology 

Learning by Doing and Social Network Effects in Academic Hospitalists
Speaker: David O. Meltzer, University of Chicago
Host Division: General Internal Medicine 

Heart Failure, Beta Blockers, and Adrenergic Receptor Polymorphism
Speaker: Ronald Zolty, Einstein-Montefiore Division of Cardiology
Host Division: Cardiology 

Understanding the Development of Diabetic Nephropathy: From Bedside to Bench
Speaker: Katalin Susztak, Einstein-Montefiore Division of Nephrology
Host Division: Nephrology 

Clostridium difficile: Update
Speaker: John Bartlett, Johns Hopkins
Host Division: Infectious Diseases

Liver Transplantation Update 2009
Speaker: Paul Gaglio, Einstein-Montefiore Division of Hepatology
Host Division: Hepatology

Role of Inflammation on Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes
Speaker: Gerald Olefsky, UCSD
Host Division: Endocrinology 

Personalized Medicine: An Idea Whose Time is Approaching
Speaker: Robert Roberts, U. of Ottowa Heart Institute
Host Division: Cardiology 

Using Clinical/Administrative Data for Research
Speaker: William Southern, Einstein-Montefiore Division of General Internal Medicine
Host Division: General Internal Medicine 

Food Allergy
Speaker: Hugh Sampson, Mt. Sinai
Host Division: Allergy-Immunology 

Global Climate Change and Health
Speaker: William N. Rom, NYU School of Medicine
Host: Pulmonary Medicine 


Thursday, February 05, 2015

Rights Come to Mind: Brain Injury, Ethics and the Struggle for Consciousness
Joseph J. Fins, MD, MACP
8:00 AM : Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

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