Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

February 2009 (West Campus)

Department of Medicine West Campus Calendar

February 23 -27, 2009

Monday, February 23

3:00 PM
Division of Endocrinology Non-Diabetes Journal Club
“Cytology Review”
Dr. Antonio Cajigas, MD
Montefiore Medical Center
@ MMC, C2 Conference Room

Tuesday, February 24

8:00 AM
Division of Cardiology Grand Rounds
“Physical Activity and Reduced Risk of CVD”
Samia Mora, MD, MHS
Asst. Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
@MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Journal Club
“Reproducibility of Capsaicin-Induced Urge-to-Cough Sensation”
Dr. William Rhoton
@MMC, Centennial Conf. Room 4B

8:15 AM
Division of Nephrology
Journal Club
“H2S as a Physiologic Vasorelaxant: Hypertension in Mice with Deletion of Cystathionine Gamma Lyase”
Stuart Rosenberg, M.D.
@AECOM, Ullmann Bldg, Conf. Room 623

3:30 PM
Hematology Morphology Conference
Mervyn L. Goldstein, M.D.
Hematology Division Offices
@3411 Wayne Avenue, Suite L-1

5:00 PM
Division of Hepatology Pathology Conference
“Faculty and Staff Meeting”
@AECOM, Ullmann 623

Wednesday, February 25

8:30 AM
Division of Infectious Diseases Visiting Professors/Research Seminar
“Divisional Faculty Meeting”
@AECOM, Forchheimer Bldg, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

12:00 PM
Geriatric Core Curriculum Conference
“TBA
@MMC, 3411 Wayne Avenue, 2nd Floor, Geriatrics Conference Room

2:00 PM
Division of Hematology Special Seminar
"The Heme and polymerization of Sickle Cell Hemoglobin"
Peter G. Vekilov
Professor, Depts. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry, University of Houston
@AECOM, Ullmann Bldg, Room 919

2:15 PM
Liver Seminar
“Packaging Proteins with Precision: Enforcing ER Quality Control”
Elizabeth A. Miller, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. o Biological Sciences, Columbia University
@AECOM, Ullmann Bldg, Room 623

4:45 PM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Curriculum Conference
“Division Faculty Meeting”
@ AECOM, Price Center, Room 251

Thursday, February 26

7:30 AM
Combined CT/Cardiology Conference - Controversial Cases in Cardiovascular Care
*No Conference This Week
@ MMC, MAP 7 Conference Room

8:00 a.m.
Department of Medicine Grand Rounds - Session 1
First Floor Auditorium, Forchheimer:
Refreshments and Forms located on the first floor
David O. Meltzer, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, The University of Chicago; Associated Faculty Member, Harris School and Department of Economics, The University of Chicago
Learning by Doing and Social Network Effects in Academic Hospitalists

8:00 AM
Division of Dermatology Grand Rounds
*No Conference this Week
@MMC, Moses Conf. Room

9:00 AM
Division of Dermatology Clinical Lecture Series
“Coding & Billing”
Vernell St. John
Coding Instructor, AAD
@MMC, Division of Dermatology, 3411 Wayne Avenue

12:15 PM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds – Session 2
Learning by Doing and Social Network Effects in Academic Hospitalists
David Meltzer, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine, The University of Chicago; Associated Faculty Member, Harris School and Dept. of Economics, The University of Chicago
@MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

1:30 – 2:45 PM
Thrombosis Hemostasis & Vascular Biology Interest Group
“TBA”
@MMC, Central 2

2:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics Journal Club
“TBA”
@MMC, Geriatrics Conference Room, Monte 1, 2nd floor

3:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics
Grand Rounds
“TBA”
@MMC, Moses Research Pavilion, Moses Conf. Room, 2nd Floor

4:30 PM
Division of Gastroenterology Grand Rounds
*No GI Grand Rounds Scheduled
@Neurology Conference Room, Suite 023
Northwest Pavilion
1st Floor Blue Zone

5:00 PM
Division of Nephrology Grand Rounds
“A Dialysis Potpourri”
Stuart Rosenberg, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, AECOM
@MMC, N4 Dialysis Conf. Room

Friday, February 27

8:00 AM
Endocrine Clinical Conference
@AECOM, Belfer Bldg, Room 712

8:00 AM
Division of Rheumatology Grand Rounds
“Autoimmune Disease in Pregnancy”
Dr. Elena Weinstein
Asst. Professor of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine
AECOM
@AECOM, Belfer Bldg, Room 601

9:15 AM
Division of Hematology Grand Rounds
“Advances in Myelodysplastic Syndrome”
Gail J. Roboz, MD
Director, Leukemia Program; Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University/The New-York-Presbyterian Hospital
@MMC, North West 2 Conference Room, Blue Zone to Northwest Pavilion Elevators to 2nd Floor, Room 250

12:30 PM
Renal Division West Campus Clinical Core Conference
“TBA”
@MMC, North 4 Dialysis Conference Room

February 16-20, 2009

Monday, February 16

President’s Day

Tuesday, February 17

8:00 AM
Division of Cardiology Grand Rounds
“Novel Strategies for the Management of Advanced Heart Failure”
Simon Maybaum, MD
Assoc. Professor of Medicine, AECOM; Medical Director, Center for Advance Cardiac Therapy and Cardiac Transplant and Assist Device Program, Montefiore Medical Center
@MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Journal Club
“Computed Tomography Assessment of Lung Volume Changes after Bronchials Valve Treatment”
Dr. Michael Dinkels
@AECOM, Price Center, Room 351

8:15 AM
Division of Nephrology
Journal Club
“Whole-Genome Association Study Identifies STK39 as a Hypertension Susceptibility Gene”
Victor L. Schuster, MD
@AECOM, Ullmann Bldg, Conf. Room 623

3:30 PM
Hematology Morphology Conference
Mervyn L. Goldstein, M.D.
Hematology Division Offices
@3411 Wayne Avenue, Suite L-1

5:00 PM
Division of Hepatology Pathology Conference
*No Conference Scheduled
@MMC, Central Zone, Conference Room 2nd Floor

Wednesday, February 18

8:30 AM
Division of Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds
*Fellows Case Presentation followed by Research Seminar
“Making a Better Mouse Trap: Improving Rodent Models of Malaria”
Kami Kim, MD
Professor, Depts. of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology, AECOM
@AECOM, Forchheimer Bldg, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

12:00 PM
Geriatric Core Curriculum Conference
“TBA”
@MMC, 3411 Wayne Avenue, 2nd Floor, Geriatrics Conference Room

2:15 PM
Liver Seminar
“Paradoxical Roles of Beta-Catenin in Liver Injury and Cancer”
Satdarshan (Paul) Singh Monga, MD
Director, Division of Experimental Pathology; Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Pathology & Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
@AECOM, Ullmann Bldg, Room 623

4:45 PM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Curriculum Conference
“Minimally Invasive Methods for Mediastinal Staging”
Dr. Maria Cirino-Marcano
@ AECOM, Price Center, Room 251

Thursday, February 19

7:30 AM
Combined CT/Cardiology Conference - Controversial Cases in Cardiovascular Care
*No Conference This Week
@ MMC, MAP 7 Conference Room

8:00 AM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds –Session 1
“Genetics of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Autoimmunity: New Pathways, New Concepts”
Peter K. Gregerson, MD
Center Head, Robert S. Boas Center for Genomics and Human Genetics,
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research; Chief, Division of Biology and Human Genetics, Department of Medicine, North, Shore University Hospital
@AECOM, Forchheimer 1st Floor Lecture Hall

8:00 AM
Division of Dermatology Grand Rounds
* No Conference Scheduled
@MMC, Moses Conf. Room

9:00 AM
Division of Dermatology Clinical Lecture Series
*No Conference Scheduled
@MMC, Division of Dermatology, 3411 Wayne Avenue

12:15 PM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds – Session 2
“Genetics of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Autoimmunity: New Pathways, New Concepts”
Peter K. Gregerson, MD
Center Head, Robert S. Boas Center for Genomics and Human Genetics,
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research; Chief, Division of Biology and Human Genetics, Department of Medicine, North, Shore University Hospital
@MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

1:30 – 2:45 PM
Thrombosis Hemostasis & Vascular Biology Interest Group
“TBA”
@MMC, Central 2

2:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics Journal Club
“TBA”
@MMC, Geriatrics Conference Room, Monte 1, 2nd floor

3:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics
Grand Rounds
“Alcohol and Substance Abuse in the Elderly”
Presenters:
Alessandra Scalmati, MD
MMC – Dept of Psychiatry

Gary Kennedy, MD
MMC – Dept of Psychiatry
@MMC, Moses Research Pavilion, Moses Conf. Room, 2nd Floor

4:30 PM
Division of Gastroenterology Grand Rounds
”TBA”
@Neurology Conference Room, Suite 023
Northwest Pavilion
1st Floor Blue Zone

5:00 PM
Division of Nephrology Grand Rounds
“The Role of Environmental Lead Exposure in the Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease”
Paul Muntner, MD
Assoc. Professor of Community & Preventive Medicine; Assoc. Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
@AECOM, Ullmann 623 Conf. Room

Friday, February 20

8:00 AM
Endocrine Clinical Conference
@AECOM, Belfer Bldg, Room 712

8:00 AM
Division of Rheumatology Grand Rounds
“Small Molecules in Development for Treatment of RA”
Dr. Joseph A. Markenson
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Hospital for Special Surgery
@AECOM, Belfer Bldg, Room 601

9:15 AM
Division of Hematology Grand Rounds
“Defibrotide: A Curative Agent for Hepatic Venooclusive Disease, is Protective of Endothelial Cells by Multiple Mechanisms”
Cy Stein, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Dept. of Urology and Molecular Pharmacology, AECOM
@MMC, North West 2 Conference Room, Blue Zone to Northwest Pavilion Elevators to 2nd Floor, Room 250

12:30 PM
Renal Division West Campus Clinical Core Conference
“TBA”
@MMC, North 4 Dialysis Conference Room

February 9 -13, 2009

Monday, February 9

3:00 PM
Division of Endocrinology Non-Diabetes Journal Club
“Pathology Review”
@ MMC, C2 Conference Room

Tuesday, February 10

8:00 AM
Division of Cardiology Grand Rounds
“A Look at the Growing Number of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease”
Nicole J. Sutton, MD
Asst. Professor of Pediatrics, AECOM; Attending Physician- Section of Pediatric Cardiology, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center
@MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Journal Club
“Pleural Manometry for Basic Sciences”
Dr. Ajit Mogheker
@MMC, Centennial Conf. Room 4B

8:15 AM
Division of Nephrology
Journal Club
“Whole-Genome Association Study Identifies STK39 as a Hypertension Susceptibility Gene”
Victor L. Schuster, MD
@AECOM, Ullmann Bldg, Conf. Room 623

3:30 PM
Hematology Morphology Conference
Mervyn L. Goldstein, M.D.
Hematology Division Offices
@3411 Wayne Avenue, Suite L-1

5:00 PM
Division of Hepatology Pathology Conference
“Pathology Case Discussion”
Drs. Kate Tanaka, Joe Locker, & Qiang Liu
@MMC, Central Zone, Conference Room 2nd Floor

Wednesday, February 11

8:30 AM
Division of Infectious Diseases Visiting Professors/Research Seminar
*Fellows Case Presentation followed by seminar
“Cryptococcus Neoformans: A Cause of Urban Asthma”
David Goldman, MD
Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease); Asst. Professor, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology, AECOM
@AECOM, Forchheimer Bldg, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

12:00 PM
Geriatric Core Curriculum Conference
“Audiology”
Sharon Ripinsky, MD
@MMC, 3411 Wayne Avenue, 2nd Floor, Geriatrics Conference Room

2:15 PM
Liver Seminar
“Highly Efficient Generation of Human Hepatic Cells from Induced Pluripotent Cells”
Stephen A. Duncan, D. Phil
Marcus Professor of Human and Molecular Genetics; Director, MCW Program in Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology, Dept. of Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy, Medical College of Wisconsin
@AECOM, Ullmann Bldg, Room 623

4:45 PM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Curriculum Conference
“Ventilator Review/QA”
Dr. Joseph Antonik
@ MMC, Centennial Conf. Room 4B

Thursday, February 12

7:30 AM
Combined CT/Cardiology Conference - Controversial Cases in Cardiovascular Care
*No Conference This Week
@ MMC, MAP 7 Conference Room

8:00 AM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds –Session 1
“Antimicrobial Stewardship: Charting a Course for Sensible Antibiotics Use”
Belinda Ostrowsky, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center; Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Montefiore Medical Center
@AECOM, Forchheimer 1st Floor Lecture Hall

8:00 AM
Division of Dermatology Grand Rounds
“Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma”
Thomas Kupper, MD
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
@MMC, Moses Conf. Room

9:00 AM
Division of Dermatology Clinical Lecture Series
*No Conference Scheduled
@MMC, Division of Dermatology, 3411 Wayne Avenue

12:15 PM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds – Session 2
“Antimicrobial Stewardship: Charting a Course for Sensible Antibiotics Use”
Belinda Ostrowsky, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center; Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Montefiore Medical Center
@MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

1:30 – 2:45 PM
Thrombosis Hemostasis & Vascular Biology Interest Group
“TBA”
@MMC, Central 2

2:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics Journal Club
“Escitalopram for Older Adults with Generalized Anxiety Disorder”
Rani Abraham, MD
@MMC, Geriatrics Conference Room, Monte 1, 2nd floor

3:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics
Grand Rounds
“Does a Palpable Pulse Rule Out Peripheral Vascular Disease?”
Christina Mbewe, MD; Anna Flattau
@MMC, Moses Research Pavilion, Moses Conf. Room, 2nd Floor

4:30 PM
Division of Gastroenterology Grand Rounds
"HPV of the Anus and High-Resolution Anoscopy"
Lawrence J. Brandt, M.D.
Chief, Gastroenterology
@Neurology Conference Room, Suite 023
Northwest Pavilion
1st Floor Blue Zone

5:00 PM
Division of Nephrology Grand Rounds
“Vitamin D and Kidney Disease”
Michal Melamed, MD
Asst. Professor of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, AECOM
@AECOM, Ullmann 623 Conf. Room

Friday, February 13

8:00 AM
Endocrine Clinical Conference
@AECOM, Belfer Bldg, Room 712

8:00 AM
Division of Rheumatology Grand Rounds
*No Conference Scheduled
@AECOM, Belfer Bldg, Room 601

9:15 AM
Division of Hematology Grand Rounds
“CML”
Lawrence Cytryn, MD
Asst. Professor, Dept. of Medicine, MMC
@MMC, North West 2 Conference Room, Blue Zone to Northwest Pavilion Elevators to 2nd Floor, Room 250

12:30 PM
Renal Division West Campus Clinical Core Conference
“TBA”
@MMC, North 4 Dialysis Conference Room

February 2-6, 2009

Monday, February 2

4:00 PM
Division of Endocrinology Non-Diabetes Journal Club
“TBA”
@ MMC, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, 3411 Wayne Avenue, 1st Floor, Suite 100

Tuesday, February 3

8:00 AM
Division of Cardiology Grand Rounds
“Cardiac Amyloidosis – Is it a Treatable Disease?”
Rodney H. Falk, MD, FRCP, FACC
Assoc. Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
@MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

8:00 AM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Journal Club
“Pulmonary M&M/CPC”
Dr. Richard Wu
@AECOM, Price Center, Room 351

8:15 AM
Division of Nephrology
Journal Club
“Podocyte-Specific Deletion of Dicer Alters Cytoskeletal Dynamics and Causes Glomerular Disease”
Huimin Shang, PhD
@AECOM, Ullmann Bldg, Conf. Room 623

3:30 PM
Hematology Morphology Conference
Mervyn L. Goldstein, M.D.
Hematology Division Offices
@3411 Wayne Avenue, Suite L-1

5:00 PM
Division of Hepatology Clinical Conference
“Hepatitis C and Transplantation”
Greg Everson, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Section of Hepatology, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Colorado School of Medicine
@MMC, North West Pavilion, Suite 023, Blue Zone, Main Level

Wednesday, February 4

8:30 AM
Division of Infectious Diseases Visiting Professors/Research Seminar
8:30 AM – Case Presentation
9:30 AM – Seminar:
“Challenges in the Development of a Preventive HIV Vaccine”
Scott Hammer, M.D.
Harold C. Neu Professor of Medicine, Professor of Epidemiology,
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Columbia University Medical Center of New York-Presbyterian Hospital
@AECOM, Forchheimer Bldg, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

12:00 PM
Geriatric Core Curriculum Conference
“TBA”
@MMC, 3411 Wayne Avenue, 2nd Floor, Geriatrics Conference Room

2:15 PM
Liver Seminar
“TBA”
@AECOM, Ullmann Bldg, Room 623

4:45 PM
Division of Pulmonary Medicine Curriculum Conference
“Peds/Pulm Conference”
Michael Dinkels, MD
@ MMC, Centennial Conf. Room 4B

Thursday, February 5

7:30 AM
Combined CT/Cardiology Conference - Controversial Cases in Cardiovascular Care
@ MMC, MAP 7 Conference Room

8:00 AM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds –Session 1
“Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 (IGF1) and Sarcomas”
Robert Maki, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC
@AECOM, Forchheimer 1st Floor Lecture Hall

8:00 AM
Division of Dermatology Grand Rounds
*No Conference Scheduled
@MMC, Moses Conf. Room

9:00 AM
Division of Dermatology Clinical Lecture Series
*No Conference Scheduled
@MMC, Division of Dermatology, 3411 Wayne Avenue

12:15 PM
Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds – Session 2
“Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 (IGF1) and Sarcomas”
Robert Maki, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC
@MMC, Cherkasky Auditorium

1:30 – 2:45 PM
Thrombosis Hemostasis & Vascular Biology Interest Group
“TBA”
@MMC, Central 2

2:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics Journal Club
“TBA”
@MMC, Geriatrics Conference Room, Monte 1, 2nd floor

3:00 PM
Division of Geriatrics
Grand Rounds
“Routine Health Maintenance in Geriatric Patients”
Claudene George, MD
Division of Geriatrics
@MMC, Moses Research Pavilion, Moses Conf. Room, 2nd Floor

4:00 PM
Division of Nephrology Grand Rounds
“Pediatric Acute Kidney Injury: Past, Present, and Future”
Stuart L. Goldstein, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine; Medical Director, Renal Dialysis Unit & Pheresis Service, Texas Children’s Hospital
@AECOM, Ullmann 623 Conf. Room

4:30 PM
Division of Gastroenterology Grand Rounds
“Advances in Biliary Endotherapy”
Andres Gelrud, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine;
Director, Therapeutic Endoscopy
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
@Neurology Conference Room, Suite 023
Northwest Pavilion
1st Floor Blue Zone

Friday, February 6

8:00 AM
Endocrine Clinical Conference
@AECOM, Belfer Bldg, Room 712

8:00 AM
Division of Rheumatology Grand Rounds
“TBA”
Dr. Eathar Saad
Rehab Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
@AECOM, Belfer Bldg, Room 601

9:15 AM
Division of Hematology Grand Rounds
“TBA”
@MMC, North West 2 Conference Room, Blue Zone to Northwest Pavilion Elevators to 2nd Floor, Room 250

12:30 PM
Renal Division West Campus Clinical Core Conference
“TBA”
@MMC, North 4 Dialysis Conference Room

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