Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

West Campus Calendar of Events - May 2012

May 28 – June 1, 2012  

Monday, May 28 

Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 29
7:30 AM
Division of Cardiology Grand Rounds
“TBA”
@ Einstein, Weiler Auditorium

8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Conference
“Acute Liver Failure in the ICU”
Reka Salgunan, MD
@ Price 357 & Monte I – 4E Conf Rm

Wednesday, May 30
8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Topic Review
Sean Dhar, MD
@ Price 357 & Monte I – 4E Conf Rm

8:30 AM
Division of Infectious Diseases Conference
“Interesting Cases”
Drs. Kumara Singaravelu, Vidya Mony and Doreen Lee
@ MMC, Tishman Grand Hall

12:00 PM
Geriatrics Core Curriculum
“DVT Prophylaxis and Treatment”
Laurie G. Jacobs, MD
@ MMC, 3411 Wayne Avenue, Geriatrics Conf Rm, 2nd Fl

5:00 PM
Liver Research Center Seminar
*No Conference Scheduled

Thursday, May 31
7:30 AM
Dermatology Grand Rounds Live 
Case Viewing
@ MMC, MAP 2nd Fl

8:00 AM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds –Session 1 
“Racial Variation in Health Care: The Case of Joint Replacement Utilization”
Said A. Ibrahim, MD, MPH 
Tenured Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine; Co-Director, VA National Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
@ Einstein, Forchheimer 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

8:30 AM
Dermatology Conference
@ MMC, Tishman 1

12:15 PM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds – Session 2
“Racial Variation in Health Care: The Case of Joint Replacement Utilization”
Said A. Ibrahim, MD, MPH 
Tenured Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine; Co-Director, VA National Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
@ MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

3:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics Grand Rounds
“Intestinal Obstruction – An Ethical Dilemma and Palliative Care Approach" 
Julio Silvestre, MD; Hannah Lipman, MD; James Fausto, MD
@ MMC, 3411 Wayne Avenue, Geriatrics Conf Rm, 2nd Fl

5:00 PM
Division of Nephrology Grand Rounds
“Biopsy Conference”
James Pullman, MD, PhD
Director of Surgical Pathology
Montefiore Medical Center
@ MMC, CHAM 2 Conf. Room

5:00 PM
Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases Grand Rounds
*No Conference Scheduled

Friday, June 1
8:00 AM
Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism Clinical Conference
Vafa Tabatabaie, MD
@ Einstein, Price Bldg, Room 351

8:00 – 10:00 AM
Division of Rheumatology Clinical Case Presentation 
Jennifer Graybill, MD
2nd Year Fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
@ Einstein, Microbiology & Immunology Library, Belfer 601

8:30 AM
Division of Hematology Round Table Discussion-Case Presentation 
Moderator: Ellen Friedman, M.D. 
FACP, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center
@ MMC, Central 405 Conf Rm

 May 21–25, 2012  

Monday, May 21 

*No Conferences Scheduled

Tuesday, May 22 

7:30 AM
Division of Cardiology Grand Rounds
“Ethnic Differences in Pulmonary Hypertension Mortality and Vasoreactivity”
Aleksandar Adzic, MD
2nd Year Cardiology Fellow

“Predicting Outcome in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD): Correlating the Seattle HF Model with Peak VO2 from Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing”
Elaine Lin, MD
2nd Year Cardiology Fellow

“Outcomes of High Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Prior to the Advent of Percutaneous Ventricular Assist Devices: Insight from the Dynamic Registry”
Paulraj Samuel, MD
2nd Year Cardiology Fellow

“Plasma Serotonin Levels in Patients with Heart Failure”
Ramesh Chandra, MD
2nd Year Cardiology Fellow
@ Einstein, Weiler Auditorium

8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Conference
*No Conference Scheduled
ATS Annual Conference

Wednesday, May 23 

8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Conference
*No Conference Scheduled
ATS Annual Conference

8:30 AM
Division of Infectious Diseases Conferences
“Interesting Cases”
Drs Priya Nori, Kumara Singaravelu

“Journal Club” 
Kerry Murphy, MD
@ Einstein, Forchheimer 3rd Fl Lecture Hall

12:00 PM
Geriatrics Core Curriculum
“TBA”
D.G. Kim, MD
Geriatrics Fellow
@ MMC, 3411 Wayne Avenue, Geriatrics Conf Rm, 2nd Fl

5:00 PM
Liver Research Center Seminar
“OncomiR-1 in Cancer and Development: A Tale of Mice and Men”
Andrea Ventura, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Member, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
@ Einstein, Ullmann 623 Conf. Room

Thursday, May 24 

7:30 AM
Dermatology Grand Rounds Live 
Case Viewing
@ MMC, MAP 2nd Fl

8:00 AM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds –Session 1 
“Confronting Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa”
James C.M. Brust, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine), Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
@ Einstein, Forchheimer 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

8:30 AM
Dermatology Conference
@ MMC, Tishman 1

12:15 PM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds – Session 2
“Confronting Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa”
James C.M. Brust, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine), Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
@ MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

3:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics Grand Rounds
“TBA”
@ MMC, 3411 Wayne Avenue, Geriatrics Conf Rm, 2nd Fl

5:00 PM
Division of Nephrology Grand 
Rounds
*No Conference Scheduled
Fellows’ Night
New York Society of Nephrology

5:00 PM
Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases Grand Rounds
“Preventing Post ERCP Pancreatitis & Panel Discussion on Difficult Pancreaticobiliary Cases” 
Seth Cohen, MD
Division of Gastroenterology 
Beth Israel Medical Center
@ Einstein, Weiler Hospital, 1st Fl
Auditorium

Friday, May 25 

8:00 AM
Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism Clinical Conference
TBD
@ Einstein, Price Bldg, Room 351

8:00 – 10:00 AM
Division of Rheumatology Clinical Case Presentation 
*No Conference Scheduled

8:30 AM
Division of Hematology Grand Rounds
“New Anticoagulants”
Jack Ansell M.D.
Chairman of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital
@ MMC, Central 405 Conf Rm

May 14–18, 2012  

Monday, May 14 

4:00 PM
Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism Fellows Conference
“Radiation Safety after RAI”
Man Yu Chen, MPH, DABSNM, CHP
@ MMC, 3411 Wayne Ave, 1st Fl, Suite G

Tuesday, May 15 

7:30 AM
Division of Cardiology Grand Rounds
“The Power of Personalized Lifestyle Changes”
Dean Ornish, MD
Founder and President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute; Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
@ Einstein, Weiler Auditorium

8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Research Conference
David Prezant, MD
@ Price 357 & Monte 1, 4th Fl Conf Rm

Wednesday, May 16 

8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Senior Research Presentation
Fairouz Hasselmark, MD
@ Price 357 & Monte 1, 4th Fl Conf Rm

8:30 AM
Division of Infectious Diseases Research Seminar
“Interesting Cases”
Drs. Magdalena Slosar, Vidya Mony and Doreen Lee
@ MMC, Tishman Grand Hall

12:00 PM
Geriatrics Core Curriculum
“Hip Fracture”
Rubina Malik, MD
@ MMC, 3411 Wayne Avenue, Geriatrics Conf Rm, 2nd Fl

5:00 PM
Liver Research Center Seminar
*No Conference Scheduled

Thursday, May 17 

7:30 AM
Dermatology Grand Rounds Live 
Case Viewing
@ MMC, MAP 2nd Fl

8:00 AM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds –Session 1 
“Rational Prescribing in the Older Adult”
Claudene J. George MD, RPh
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
@ Einstein, Forchheimer 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

8:30 AM
Dermatology Conference
@ MMC, Tishman 1

12:15 PM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds – Session 2
“Rational Prescribing in the Older Adult”
Claudene J. George MD, RPh
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
@ MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

2:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics Research Seminar
“Multisensory Integration in Aging”
Jeanette Mahoney, PhD
Instructor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology, Einstein
@ MMC, 3411 Wayne Avenue, Geriatrics Conf Rm, 2nd Fl

3:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics Grand Rounds
“TBA”
Tiffany Coke, MD
Geriatrics Fellow
@ MMC, 3411 Wayne Avenue, Geriatrics Conf Rm, 2nd Fl

5:00 PM
Division of Nephrology Grand Rounds
“Fellows Presentation”
@MMC, CHAM 2 Conference Room

5:00 PM
Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases Grand Rounds
*No Conference Scheduled

Friday, May 18 

8:00 AM
Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism Clinical Conference
Michelle Carey, MD
@ Einstein, Price Bldg, Room 351

8:00 – 10:00 AM
Division of Rheumatology Clinical Case Presentation 
Jason Brucker, MD
2nd Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
@ Einstein, Microbiology & Immunology Library, Belfer 601

8:30 AM
Division of Hematology Grand Rounds
*No Conference Scheduled

12:30 PM
Clinical Looking Glass Research Meeting
"TBA"
@ MMC, DGIM, 3514 Dekalb Avenue 

May 7–11, 2012  

Monday, May 7 

4:00 PM
Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism Fellows Conference
“Cytology Review” 
@ MMC, Central 4 Conference Rm, C405

Tuesday, May 8 

7:30 AM
Division of Cardiology Grand Rounds
“Three-Dimensional Echocardiography for Assessment of Valvular Heart Disease”
Aasha S. Gopal, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE
Associate Professor of Medicine, Stony Brook University; Director, Advanced Echocardiography, St Francis Hospital, the Heart Center; Medical Director, LI University School of Continuing Studies Cardiac Sonography Program 
@ Einstein, Weiler Auditorium

8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Conference
“Interstitial Lung Disease”
Amy Malik, MD
@ Price 357 & Monte 1, 4th Fl Conf Rm

Wednesday, May 9 

8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Journal Club
Sahar Ahmad, MD
@ Price 357 & Monte 1, 4th Fl Conf Rm

8:30 AM
Division of Infectious Diseases Research Seminar
“Interesting Cases”
Drs. Magdalena Slosar and Kumara Singaravelu

"Breaking the Mold: Emerging Concepts in Severe Asthma, Fungal Infection and Chitinases"
David Goldman, MD
@ Einstein, Forchheimer 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

12:00 PM
Geriatrics Core Curriculum
“Depression & Suicide”
Gary Kennedy, MD
@ MMC, 3411 Wayne Avenue, Geriatrics Conf Rm, 2nd Fl

12:30 PM
Division of Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds
“TBA”
Lawrence Brandt, MD
Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Division of GI and Liver Diseases
@ MMC, NW8 Conference Room

5:00 PM
Liver Research Center Seminar
*No Conference Scheduled

Thursday, May 10 

8:00 AM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds – Session 1 
“When Your Plane Hits a Flock of Geese”
Lewis A. Eisen, M.D. 
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Critical Care); Director, Simulation & Ultrasound Training, Critical Care; Director, MICU at 
Moses Campus, Montefiore/Einstein
@ Einstein, Forchheimer 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

8:30 AM
Dermatology Grand Rounds
Michael Fischer Lectureship
“Vesiculopustular Dermatosis in Neonates and Infants”
Lawrence A. Schachner, MD
Harvey Blank Professor and Chairman of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery; Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Div of Pediatric Dermatology, Univ of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
@ MMC, Tishman 1

12:15 PM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds – Session 2
“When Your Plane Hits a Flock of Geese”
Lewis A. Eisen, M.D. 
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Critical Care); Director, Simulation & Ultrasound Training, Critical Care; Director, MICU at 
Moses Campus, Montefiore/Einstein
@ MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

3:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics Grand Rounds
“Diabetes, Related Conditions and Cognitive Impairment: From Observation to Translation”
Jose Luchsinger, MD
@ MMC, 3411 Wayne Avenue, Geriatrics Conf Rm, 2nd Fl

5:00 PM
Division of Nephrology Grand Rounds
*No Conference Scheduled – NKF

5:00 PM
Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases Grand Rounds
“TBA”
@ TBD

Friday, May 11 

7:15 AM – 4:30 PM
A Day in the Gut XX: Issues and Controversies in Gastroenterology
@ MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

8:00 AM
Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism Clinical Conference
Yelena Kogelman, MD
@ Einstein, Price Bldg, Room 351

8:00 – 10:00 AM
Division of Rheumatology Research Seminar
“Refractory Back Pain and Neurostimulators” 
Emal Wahezi, MD
Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore 
@ Einstein, Microbiology & 
Immunology Library, Belfer 601

8:30 AM
Division of Hematology Grand Rounds
“TBA”
@ MMC, Central 405 Conf Rm

 
 April 30 – May 4, 2012  

Monday, April 30
4:00 PM
Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism Fellows Conference
“Cytology Review” 
Antonio Cajigas, MD
@ MMC, Central 4 Conference Rm, C405

Tuesday, May 1
7:30 AM
Division of Cardiology Grand Rounds
"New Antithrombotic Agents: All You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask"
Juan J Badimon, MD
Professor of Medicine; Director, Atherothrombosis Research Unit, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
@ Einstein, Weiler Auditorium

8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Conference
“Navigational Bronchoscopy”
Maria Cirino, MD
@ Price 357 & Monte 1, 4th Fl Conf Rm

Wednesday, May 2
8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
CPC
Amit Chopra, MD
@ Price 357 & Monte 1, 4th Fl Conf Rm

8:00 AM
GI/Surgery Multidisciplinary Inflammatory Bowel Disease Conference 
@ MMC, MAP 4 Conference Room

8:30 AM
Division of Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds
“Interesting Cases”
Drs. Priya Nori, Vidya Mony and Kerry Murphy
@ MMC, Tishman Grand Hall

12:00 PM
Geriatrics Core Curriculum
*No Conference Scheduled – AGS

5:00 PM
Liver Research Center Seminar
“Integrating Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and Technology to Build Hepatic Model Systems”
Robert E. Schwartz, MD, PhD
Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Fellow, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard-MIT, Division of Health, Sciences and Technology, MIT, Boston, MA
@ Einstein, Ullmann 623 Conf Room

Thursday, May 3
7:30 AM
C-4 Conference
@ MMC, MAP 7 Conference Room

7:30 AM
Dermatology Grand Rounds Live 
Case Viewing
@ MMC, MAP 2nd Fl

8:00 AM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds –Session 1 
"Pharmaceutical Ethics: Oxymoron or Opportunity?"
Elizabeth A. Kitsis, MD, MBE
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health; Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Rheumatology); Director, Bioethics Education, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
@ Einstein, Forchheimer 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

8:00 AM
Dermatology Conference
@ MMC, Tishman 1

12:15 PM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds – 
Session 2
"Pharmaceutical Ethics: Oxymoron or Opportunity?"
Elizabeth A. Kitsis, MD, MBE
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health; Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Rheumatology); Director, Bioethics Education, Albert Einstein
College of Medicine
@ MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

3:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics Grand Rounds
*No Conference Scheduled – AGS

5:00 PM
Division of Nephrology Grand 
Rounds
“TBA”
Norman Rosenblum, MD  
Professor, Associate Dean, University of Toronto, Depts of Pediatrics, Physiology, Lab Medicine & Pathobiology, Hospital for Sick 
Children, Division of Nephrology
@ Einstein, Ullmann 623 Conf Room

5:00 PM
Division of Gastroenterology and 
Liver Diseases Grand Rounds
“The Spectrum of Ischemic Bowel Disease”
Lawrence Brandt, MD
Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Division of GI and Liver Diseases
@MMC, NW Pavilion, Neuro Conf Rm, Suite 023

Friday, May 4
8:00 AM
Division of Endocrinology & 
Metabolism Clinical Conference
Rena Pollack, MD
@ Einstein, Price Bldg, Room 351

8:00 – 10:00 AM
Division of Rheumatology Grand Rounds
“Refractory Back Pain and Neurostimulators”
Emal Wahezi, MD
Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore
@ Einstein, Microbiology & 
Immunology Library, Belfer 601

8:30 AM
Division of Hematology Grand Rounds
“TBA”
Gilda Barabino, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
@ MMC, Central 405 Conf Rm 

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