Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

1 CME/AMA Category 1 CreditTM 

8:00-9:00am  •  Dates for 2018-2019 are listed below

Probasco Auditorium, Erlanger Baroness campus







 Please see the 2018-2019 schedule of Grand Rounds listed below.





 2018-2019 Grand Rounds Series




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Medicine Grand Rounds


All Medicine Grand Rounds are held in the Probasco Auditorium of the Erlanger Medical Mall and begin at 8:00am.



August 23, 2018 

 Human Health Effects of Domestic Pet Ownership

Curtis Cary, MD

Affiliated Associate Professor

Department of Medicine and Pediatrics



 September 13, 2018

Delirium in the ICU: Detection, Costs, and Consequences

Aaron Cohen, MD

Division of Pulmonary Critical Care



September 27, 2018

Substance Abuse

Jon Cohen, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Psychiatry



October 11, 2018

Cancer Screening- 2018 Update

Daniel Kingsley, MD

Division of Oncology



October 25, 2018

Treatment of Mitral Valve Disease

Matthew Wiisanen, MD

 Affiliated Assistant Professor

 Division of Cardiology



November 8, 2018

"Do You Want More Stars?" Physician Documentation and Quality Metrics

P. Roger DeVersa, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Physician Advisor, Revenue Integrity

 Department of Medicine



December 13. 2018

Domestic Global Health: Promoting Health Equity in Rural Appalachia

Nicholas Pumilia, MD

Global Health Chief Resident

Yale University




January 10, 2019

Atrial Fibrillation: Past, Present, Future

Harish Manyam, MD

Affiliated Associate Professor

Division of Cardiology



January 24, 2019

Current Concepts in Obesity

Christopher Sanborn, MD

 Director of Metabolic Surgery

Erlanger Health System



February 7, 2019

 Bridging the Treatment Gap for Brain Disorders in Africa

Edwin Trevathan, MD

Chair, Amos Christie in Global Health

Professor, Pediatcics and Neurology

Vanderbilt University Medical Center



February 14, 2019

The Evolution of Asthma

Susan Raschal, DO

Clinical Assistant Professor

Division of Allergy and Immunology

Department of Medicine



February 28, 2019

Noah Jentzen, MD

Division of Pulmonary Critical Care

Erlanger Health Systems



March 14, 2019

Presidential Vital Signs

Gary Malakoff, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Clerkship Director

Department of Medicine



March 28, 2019

Winston P. Caine Endowed Lecture

We Have Enough Information to Act: Driving our own culture towards wellbeing

Jo Shapiro, MD

Director, Center for Professionalism and Peer Support

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Department of Otolaryngology

Harvard Medical School



April 11, 2019

Hepatorenal Syndrome: What it is and Where we are with it

Maaz Sohail, MD

Affiliated Instructor

Chief Resident

Department of Medicine



April 25, 2019

Management of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Laxmi Parsa, MD

Affiliated Assistant Professor

Division of Gastroenterology

 Department of Medicine



May 9, 2019

Practice Dissemination of High-Profile Trials in Sepsis:

Quasihistorical Musings on Silver Bullets, Financial Influences, Mob Mentality, and

"Too Good to Be True".

William Jackson, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Erlanger Health System

Affiliated Professor

Department of Medicine



May 23, 2019

Primary Care Palliative Care and Geriatrics

Terry Ann Melvin, MD

Clinical Instructor

Division of Geriatrics

 Department of Medicine



June 13, 2019

Yium Endowed Lecture

Ken Newell, MD

Professor of Surgery

Program Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship

Division of Transplantation

Emory University School of Medicine




*Speaker, dates and topics are subject to change.



 For information concerning Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, contact the Department of Internal Medicine; 423-778-2998.




  Accreditation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

  AMA Credit: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  Continuing Education for Non-Physicians: Non-physicians can obtain continuing education credits for attending activities that award AMA Category 1 CreditsTM and other continuing medical education credits to physicians. Check with your licensure/certification board for confirmation.


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