Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

2009-2010 Department of Medicine Grand Rounds


January 7, 2010

Topic: Faculty Meeting and Teaching Guidelines Seminar
Speakers: Victor L. Schuster, Einstein/Montefiore; Maria Matzoros, Montefiore

January 14, 2010
Topic: Hemolysis-Associated Endothelial Dysfunction and Pulmonary Hypertension: An Emerging Cause of Death in Hemolytic Anemias
Speaker: Mark Gladwin, University of Pittsburgh
Host: Hematology

January 21, 2010
Topic: Disseminating Complex Clinical Care Models Into Practice – The Hospital at Home
Speaker: Bruce Leff, Johns Hopkins Hospital at Home
Host: Geriatrics

January 28, 2010
Topic: Update on Biologic and Immunotherapy of IBD
Speaker: David Sachar, Mt Sinai
Host: Gastroenterology

February 4, 2010
Topic: Folates in Health and Disease
Speaker: Dr. David Goldman, Einstein
Host: Oncology

February 11, 2010
Topic: Skin Signs of Monoclonal Gammopathies
Speaker: Jean Bolognia, Yale University
Host: Dermatology

February 18, 2010
Topic: Pathogenesis and Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Past, Present and Future
Speaker: Peter Barland, Einstein
Host: Rheumatology

February 25, 2010
Topic: Transparency as Strategy to Improve the Quality of Hospital Care
Speaker: Peter Lindenauer, Baystate Medical Center
Host: General Internal Medicine

March 4, 2010
Topic: Multicenter Trials in Children with Heart Disease
Speaker: Daphne Hsu, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Cardiology); Division Chief, Pediatric Cardiology; Co-Director, Pediatric Heart Center, Einstein/Montefiore
Host: Cardiology

March 11, 2010
Topic: Update in Kidney Transplantation
Speaker: Enver Akalin, MD, Einstein/Montefiore
Host: Nephrology

March 18, 2010
Topic: Gout and Hyperuricemia: Some New Thoughts About an Old Disease
Speaker: Michael Pillinger, NYU School of Medicine/Hospital for Joint Diseases
Host: Rheumatology

March 25, 2010
Topic: Portal Hypertension: Complications and Management
Speaker: John Reinus, Montefiore Medical Center
Host: Hepatology

April 1, 2010
Topic: Health Care Reform: A View from the Bronx
Speaker: Steven M. Safyer, MD, Einstein/Montefiore
Host: General Internal Medicine

April 8, 2010
Topic: Airway Gene Expression into a Biomarker for Lung Cancer
Speaker: Avi Spira, MD, Boston University
Host: Pulmonary Medicine

April 15, 2010
Topic: Barriers to Optimal Control of Hypertension
Speaker: Gbenga Ogedegbe, MD, MPH, NYU
Host: Diversity Affairs Committee

April 22, 2010
Topic: Aortic and Mitral Valve Repair: Indications and Techniques
Speaker: Robert Michler, Montefiore Medical Center
Host: Cardiology

April 29, 2010
Topic: Pathogenesis and treatment of angioedema
Speaker: Allen Kaplan, Medical University of South Carolina
Host: Allergy and Immunology

May 6, 2010
Topic: The New Biology of Diabetes
Speaker: Domenico Acilli, Columbia University
Host: Endocrinology

May 13, 2010
Topic: The Hypercoagulable States
Speaker: Andrew Schafer, Cornell
Host: Hematology

May 20, 2010
Topic: Adolescent Bone Health
Speaker: Susan Coupey, MD, Einstein/Montefiore

May 27, 2010
Topic: Faculty Meeting
Speaker: Victor L. Schuster, Einstein/Montefiore


September 10, 2009
Topic: State of the Department
Speaker: Victor Schuster, Chair, Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center Department of Medicine
Host: Department of Medicine

September 17, 2009
Topic: Opioid Addiction Treatment: New Opportunities with Buprenorphine
Speaker: Chinazo Cunningham, Montefiore Medical Center
Host: General Internal Medicine

September 24, 2009
Topic: A Changing World in Medical Reasoning: Reaching for Enlightenment in Practice and Policy
Speaker: Harlan Krumholz, Yale
Host: Cardiology

October 1, 2009
Topic: Influenza
Speaker: Stephen Baum, Einstein
Host: Infectious Diseases

October 8, 2009
Topic: BARI2D
Speaker: Joel Zonzsein and V.S. Srinivas, Einstein
Host: Endocrinology

October 15, 2009
Topic: H. pylori: What’s Hot and What’s Not
Speaker: David Peura, University of Virginia Health Science Center
Host: Gastroenterology

October 22, 2009
Topic: Paradigm Shift: Reducing Dependence on Serum Creatinine in AKI
Speaker: Chirag Parikh, MD, Yale University
Host: Nephrology

October 29, 2009
Topic: Elder Mistreatment
Speaker: Karin Ouchida, Montefiore Medical Center
Host: Geriatrics

November 5, 2009
Topic: Genetic Susceptibility to Critical Illnesses and Acute Organ Failure
Speaker: Michele Gong, MD, MS, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center
Host: Critical Care Medicine

November 12, 2009
Topic: Update on Treatment Advances for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: 2009
Speaker: Edward Chu, Yale University
Host: Oncology

November 19, 2009
Topic: Renal Failure in Cirrhosis
Speaker: Tom Boyer, University of Arizona Liver Research Institute
Host: Hepatology

November 26, 2009

December 3, 2009
Topic: World Trade Center - Health Impact 8 years Later
Speaker: David Prezant, Montefiore Medical Center
Host: Pulmonary Medicine

December 10, 2009
Topic: Improving the Care of Critically Ill Patients
Speaker: Michael Gropper, UCSF
Host: Critical Care Medicine

December 17, 2009
Topic: Towards a Genetic Theory of Infectious Diseases
Speaker: Jean Laurent Casanova, Rockefeller University
Host: Infectious Diseases

December 24, 2009
Christmas Eve

December 31, 2009
New Years Eve

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