Upcoming Events

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Conference

"Sleep Deprivation."

Gene Regulation and Genomics Seminar Series

Peter Verrijzer, PhD, Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands. "Chromatin Control in Development and Disease." Jiang Wu, PhD, host.

Coagulation Conference

"Patient reviews and case presentations." Ravindra Sarode, MD, moderator.

Sarcoma Disease Oriented Team Meeting

"Develop comprehensive plans for care in complex sarcoma cancer patients. Identify clinical trials that would be appropriate for sarcoma cancer patients. Incorporate multidisciplinary aspects in the care of sarcoma cancer patients." Rohit Sharma, MD, moderator.

Successfully Obtaining an R” (SOAR) Grant Program Kickoff Symposium

"Demystifying and Deconstructing the NIH Grant Writing and Funding Process."

Multidisciplinary Breast Conference

A. Marilyn Leitch, MD "Case presentations of breast cancer patients with multidisciplinary input; includes Pathology and Radiology visual presentations."

Toxicology Conference

"Fellow Case Conference, Toxic News, Grand Rounds, Visual Stimuli and Questions."

Global Health Grand Rounds

Jotam Pasipanodya, MD, Baylor Research for Immunology Research. "The Global Burden of Disease and the Public Health Approach to Disease Prevention."

Reproductive Biology Seminar Series

Jon Oatley, PhD, Washington State University. "Mechanisms Guiding Establishment of the Foundational Germline Stem Cell Pool During Development." F. Kent Hamra, PhD, host.

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

"Morbidity and Mortality." Pamela Fox, MD, moderator.

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

Hematology/Hematopathology Grand Rounds

"Neoplastic Hematopathology Review." Cynthia Rutherford, MD, moderator.

Gynecologic Oncology Tumor Board Multimodality Conference

"Critical issues of new and recurrent gynecologic cancer cases are presented; an evidence-based treatment plan is proposed and further discussed by faculty."

GI Cancer Disease Oriented Team Meeting

"Discussions regarding management decisions for gastrointestinal cancer cases brought to conference by faculty throughout the medical center." John C. Mansour, MD, moderator.

Metabolomics and Disease Seminar Series

Elena Piskounova, PhD "Reversible Metabolic Changes in Human Melanoma Cells Enable Distant Metastasis."

Regenerative Medicine Seminar Series

Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, PhD, University of California, San Francisco. "Embryonic Origins of Adult Neural Stem Cells." Eric N. Olson, PhD, and Sean Morrison, PhD, hosts.

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Carrie McAdams, MD, PhD "Social Function Biomarkers and Recovery in Anorexia Nervosa."

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference

Harvey Kessler, DDS "Fibro-Osseous Lesions."

Digestive and Liver Disease Conference

Doan Dao, MD "Liver Pathology." Lan Peng, MD, moderator. Emre Turer, MD "GI Lymphoma and SB Tumors." Jay Horton, MD "Faculty Meeting."

Pediatric Surgery/GI Combined Grand Rounds

Ryan Walk, MD "Esophageal Atresia/Tracheoesophageal Fistula."

Cancer Center Combined Modality Conference

"Designed to educate those specializing in the care of cancer patients and provide a forum for multimodality interaction that promotes discussion of the most recent clinical research affecting patient care, as well as to bring oncology specialists together to review cases and make recommendations for managing cancer patients." Jonathan Dowell, MD, moderator.

Dermatology Grand Rounds

Amit G. Pandya, MD "Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Melasma." and "Virtual Patient Presentations and Discussion."

Pediatric Surgery Case and Complications

Jessica Naiditch, MD "TBD."

Hamon Center Lab Conference

Baran Sumer, MD "Tumor Acidosis Imaging Advances Cancer Staging and Detection."

Pediatric Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

"TBD."

Colorectal Surgery Conference

Farshid Araghizadeh, MD "Clinicopathologic Conference."

Surgical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancer Teaching Case Conference

"Surgical oncology faculty and residents meet to review challenging gastrointestinal cancer cases, including the corresponding radiologic images and the oncologic principles behind relevant management decisions." John C. Mansour, MD, moderator.

Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

"Patient review." and "Case presentations."

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds

Jean de Leon, MD "Topical Wound Care for Complex Wounds."

Cancer Grand Rounds

Gloria M. Petersen, PhD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. "Genetic Epidemiology and Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer." David Boothman, PhD, host.

Melanoma Disease Oriented Team Meeting

"Develop comprehensive plans for care in complex melanoma cancer patients. Identify clinical trials that would be appropriate for melanoma cancer patients. Incorporate multidisciplinary aspects in the care of melanoma cancer patients." Rohit Sharma, MD, moderator.

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Conference

"Multidisciplinary conference where patients with primary hepatic tumors are discussed and treatment plans derived." Adam Yopp, MD, and Amit Singal, MD, moderators.

Thoracic Oncology Tumor Board Conference

"Review of thoracic cancer cases."

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer

A patient-directed self-help organization dedicated to raising awareness and meeting the needs of Oral and Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Multidisciplinary Breast Conference

A. Marilyn Leitch, MD "Case presentations of breast cancer patients with multidisciplinary input; includes Pathology and Radiology visual presentations."

Toxicology Conference

"Occupational Toxicology Core Content Review and Questions, Journal Club, Visual Stimuli and Questions."

Ethics Grand Rounds

E. Sherwood Brown, MD, PhD, Joan Reisch, PhD, John Z. Sadler, MD, and J. Gregory Wright "Conflicts of Interest in Clinical Research: Lessons From the Minnesota Markingson Case."

Leading Edge of Cell Biology Seminar Series

David Spector, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. "Probing the Role of the Long Non-Coding RNA Malat 1 in Breast Cancer Progression." Beatriz Fontoura, PhD, host.

HEAL for Women

Housestaff Emerging Academy of Leaders (HEAL) for Women is a career professional development program designed for UTSW women residents and fellows.

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

Abu Minhajuddin, MD "How a Biostatistician Can Best Collaborate With Clinician-Scientists."

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

Hematology/Hematopathology Grand Rounds

Nathan Fowler, MD, UT M.D. Anderson. "TBD." Cynthia Rutherford, MD, moderator.

Geriatrics Grand Rounds

Amy Johnson, MD "End-of-Life Planning in the Elderly."

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Gerald Greil, MD, PhD "Ethics Lecture: Multidimensional Imaging and Its Application in Children and Adults With Cardiovascular Disease - Where Are We Now?"

Gynecologic Oncology Tumor Board Multimodality Conference

"Critical issues of new and recurrent gynecologic cancer cases are presented; an evidence-based treatment plan is proposed and further discussed by faculty."

Neurology and Neurotherapeutics Special Seminar

Andrew Pieper, MD, PhD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. "Discovery and Development of Neuroprotective Compound."

Neurology Grand Rounds

Stanley Fahn, MD, Columbia University. "Psychogenic Movement Disorders."

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Kim Siniscalchi, MSN, RN "The Strategic Framework of the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute."

GI Cancer Disease Oriented Team Meeting

"Discussions regarding management decisions for gastrointestinal cancer cases brought to conference by faculty throughout the medical center." John C. Mansour, MD, moderator.

University Lecture Series

James P. Allison, PhD, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. "Targeting Immune Checkpoints in Cancer Therapy: New Insights and Opportunities." Chandrashekhar Pasare, PhD, host.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference

"Service Wide Morbidity and Mortality Conference."

Pediatric Surgery Journal Club

Jessica Naiditch, MD "TBD."

Digestive and Liver Disease Conference

Nisa Kubiliun, MD "Acute Pancreatitis." Khurram Mazhar, MD "Tumors and Cysts of the Liver." Ginger Roberts "Library Liaison."

Cancer Center Combined Modality Conference

"Designed to educate those specializing in the care of cancer patients and provide a forum for multimodality interaction that promotes discussion of the most recent clinical research affecting patient care, as well as to bring oncology specialists together to review cases and make recommendations for managing cancer patients." Jonathan Dowell, MD, moderator.

Pediatric Surgery Fellows’ Conference

David Schindel, MD "TBD."

Dermatology Grand Rounds

Ponciano D. Cruz Jr., MD "Contact Dermatitis Pearls and Zebras." and "Virtual Patient Presentations and Discussion."

Hamon Center Lab Conference

John MacMillan, PhD "Harnessing the Power of a Microbial Natural Products Library for High Throughput Screening."

Physician Scientist Cancer Working Group

"Discussions about research programs, projects and grant proposals." James Brugarolas, MD, PhD, and Theo Ross, MD, PhD, moderators.

Cancer Targets & Nanomedicine Seminar Series

Michael White, PhD "Targeting Mechanistic Subtypes of Neoplastic Disease." Jinming Gao, PhD, host.

Pediatric Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

"TBD."

Radiology Grand Rounds

Thomas Chenevert, MD, University of Michigan Health Systems. "TBD."

HEAL for Women

Housestaff Emerging Academy of Leaders (HEAL) for Women is a career professional development program designed for UTSW women residents and fellows.

Colorectal Surgery Conference

Farshid Araghizadeh, MD "Clinicopathologic Conference."

Surgical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancer Teaching Case Conference

"Surgical oncology faculty and residents meet to review challenging gastrointestinal cancer cases, including the corresponding radiologic images and the oncologic principles behind relevant management decisions." John C. Mansour, MD, moderator.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds

Erika Gosai, MD, and Philip DeMola, DO "Journal Club - Burn Rehabilitation."

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Angela Orlino, MD "Second Malignant Neoplasms as a Late Effect of Childhood Cancer Therapy."

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Conference

"Multidisciplinary conference where patients with primary hepatic tumors are discussed and treatment plans derived." Adam Yopp, MD, and Amit Singal, MD, moderators.

Melanoma Disease Oriented Team Meeting

"Develop comprehensive plans for care in complex melanoma cancer patients. Identify clinical trials that would be appropriate for melanoma cancer patients. Incorporate multidisciplinary aspects in the care of melanoma cancer patients." Rohit Sharma, MD, moderator.

Endocrine Grand Rounds

Larry Lavery, M.D., "Approach to the Diabetic Foot"

Thoracic Oncology Tumor Board Conference

"Review of thoracic cancer cases."

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Conference

J. Gregory Modrall, MD "Journal Club."

Neurology and Neurotherapeutics Special Seminar

Lukasz Joachimiak, PhD, Pacific BioSciences, Menlo Park, CA. "Deciphering the Architecture and Mechanics of a Protein Folding Machine: The Eukaryotic Chaperonin TRiC/CCT."

Gene Regulation and Genomics Seminar Series

Christopher R. Vakoc, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. "Chromatin Regulators as Cancer Dependencies." Cheng-Ming Chiang, PhD, host.

Coagulation Conference

"Patient reviews and case presentations." Ravindra Sarode, MD, moderator.

Sarcoma Disease Oriented Team Meeting

"Develop comprehensive plans for care in complex sarcoma cancer patients. Identify clinical trials that would be appropriate for sarcoma cancer patients. Incorporate multidisciplinary aspects in the care of sarcoma cancer patients." Rohit Sharma, MD, moderator.

Kidney Cancer Multimodality Conference

"Review of renal cell carcinoma cases." James Brugarolas, MD, PhD, moderator.

Multidisciplinary Breast Conference

A. Marilyn Leitch, MD "Case presentations of breast cancer patients with multidisciplinary input; includes Pathology and Radiology visual presentations."

Toxicology Conference

"All Fellows Conference (Evidence Based Medicine Review, Core Competency Review), Visual Stimuli and Questions."

Cell Biology of Disease Seminar Series

Jason Cohen, PhD "Fatty Liver Disease: A Tale of Two Genes." Peter Michaely, PhD, host.

Chemistry Seminar Series

John A. Soderquist, PhD "Asymmetric Organoborane Conversions With the Amazing 9-Borabicyclo [3.3.2.] decanes."

Demystifying the Promotion & Tenure Process Symposium

Presented in partnership with the Promotion and Tenure Committee, The Office of Faculty Diversity and Development/Women's Careers will host a symposium designed for junior faculty seeking to learn how to navigate the Promotion and Tenure process. Department chairs, center directors, division chiefs, and faculty members who may be serving as mentors are welcome.

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

"Journal Club." John Pennant, MD, moderator.

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

Hematology/Hematopathology Grand Rounds

Stefan Moll, MD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine. "DVT, PE and Anticoagulants Clinical Management Issues." Cynthia Rutherford, MD, moderator.

Geriatrics Grand Rounds

Thomas Dalton, MD "HAD by the System: Hospital-Level Factors That Promote Disability."

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Maite de la Morena, MD "A Novel Era in Primary Immunodeficiencies."

Gynecologic Oncology Tumor Board Multimodality Conference

"Critical issues of new and recurrent gynecologic cancer cases are presented; an evidence-based treatment plan is proposed and further discussed by faculty."

Neurology Grand Rounds

Peter Tsai, MD, PhD "Autism and the Cerebellum."

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School. "Understanding Fear and PTSD: From Mice to Men."

FETAL Conference

Patricia Santiago-Munoz, MD "This multidisciplinary conference serves as a forum for MFM specialists, neonatologists, and pediatric medical and surgical specialists to collaborate in the care of the fetus with anomalies. Current cases are reviewed, and topics discussed include fetal intervention, as well as postnatal evaluation and care."

GI Cancer Disease Oriented Team Meeting

"Discussions regarding management decisions for gastrointestinal cancer cases brought to conference by faculty throughout the medical center." John C. Mansour, MD, moderator.

New Faculty Research Forum

Sponsored by the Office of Faculty Diversity and Development and the Office of Women’s Careers, the annual New Faculty Research Forum is a special opportunity for new, tenure-accruing faculty members to be introduced to the UT Southwestern community.

University Lecture Series

Laura L. Kiessling, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison. "Carbohydrate-Binding Proteins as Microbial Detectors." Jennifer Kohler, PhD, host.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference

Paul Tiwana, DDS, MD "Secondary Orbital Reconstruction."

Digestive and Liver Disease Conference

Christian Mayorga, MD "Ischemia of the Colon." Samir Gupta, MD "Colon Cancer." Marlyn Mayo, MD "Fellowship Program Meeting."

Pediatric Surgery Combined Radiology/Pathology Case Conference

"Wilm's Tumors."

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

Andrew Sloas, DO, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. "The Airway Course."

Cancer Center Combined Modality Conference

"Designed to educate those specializing in the care of cancer patients and provide a forum for multimodality interaction that promotes discussion of the most recent clinical research affecting patient care, as well as to bring oncology specialists together to review cases and make recommendations for managing cancer patients." Jonathan Dowell, MD, moderator.

Pediatric Surgery Case and Complications

Jessica Naiditch, MD "TBD."

Dermatology Grand Rounds

David Khan, MD "It Must Be an Allergy: Tales of Mystery and Discovery." and "Virtual Patient Presentations and Discussion."

Hamon Center Lab Conference

James Kim, MD, PhD "TBD."

Women Faculty Networking Lunch

Hosted by the Office of Women’s Careers, the Women Faculty Networking Lunches are designed to build relationships and exchange ideas needed to develop a stronger professional networking system for UTSW women faculty.

Pediatric Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

"TBD."

Colorectal Surgery Conference

Farshid Araghizadeh, MD "Clinicopathologic Conference."

Surgical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancer Teaching Case Conference

"Surgical oncology faculty and residents meet to review challenging gastrointestinal cancer cases, including the corresponding radiologic images and the oncologic principles behind relevant management decisions." John C. Mansour, MD, moderator.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds

Jeanne Hoffman, PhD, University of Washington. "Post Traumatic Headache: What We Have Learned."

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Diane B. Wayne, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. "Education: The Missing Link in Quality Improvement."

Ophthalmology Bi-Monthly Conference

"Patient review." and "Resident case presentations." Francis Codere, MD "TBD."

Sickle Cell Disease Educational Speaker Series

This course is designed for physicians, counselors, psychologists, physician’s assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, scientists/researchers, and social workers who are seeking updates in the appropriate management and ongoing care of patients with sickle cell disease.

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Conference

"Multidisciplinary conference where patients with primary hepatic tumors are discussed and treatment plans derived." Adam Yopp, MD, and Amit Singal, MD, moderators.

Melanoma Disease Oriented Team Meeting

"Develop comprehensive plans for care in complex melanoma cancer patients. Identify clinical trials that would be appropriate for melanoma cancer patients. Incorporate multidisciplinary aspects in the care of melanoma cancer patients." Rohit Sharma, MD, moderator.

Endocrine Grand Rounds

Joseph Rutkowski, Ph.D., "Role of Adiponectin in Kidney Disease"

Thoracic Oncology Tumor Board Conference

"Review of thoracic cancer cases."

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Conference

Liliana Nanez, MD "Parkland Morbidity and Mortality Conference." Mark Levin, MD "Clements UH Morbidity and Mortality Conference."

Coagulation Conference

"Patient reviews and case presentations." Ravindra Sarode, MD, moderator.

Sarcoma Disease Oriented Team Meeting

"Develop comprehensive plans for care in complex sarcoma cancer patients. Identify clinical trials that would be appropriate for sarcoma cancer patients. Incorporate multidisciplinary aspects in the care of sarcoma cancer patients." Rohit Sharma, MD, moderator.

Physiology Seminar Series

Alec Zhang, PhD "ITIM-Receptors: Surprising Roles in Leukemia Development."

Molecular Tumor Board

"Multidisciplinary case review of somatic tumor testing: Interpreting actionable mutations, translating results reports into clinical care for patients, and identifying potential alternative therapeutics and/or clinical trials." Theo Ross, MD, PhD, moderator.

Multidisciplinary Breast Conference

A. Marilyn Leitch, MD "Case presentations of breast cancer patients with multidisciplinary input; includes Pathology and Radiology visual presentations."

Toxicology Conference

"Toxicology Core Content Review and Questions, Visual Stimuli and Questions."

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

Girish Joshi, MD "From Print to Practice."

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

Hematology/Hematopathology Grand Rounds

"Performance Improvement (Morbidity and Mortality)." Cynthia Rutherford, MD, moderator.

Geriatrics Grand Rounds

Ross Querry, PhD "Power in Motion: The Impact of Activity on the Muscle-Heart Relationship in Aging."

Gynecologic Oncology Tumor Board Multimodality Conference

"Critical issues of new and recurrent gynecologic cancer cases are presented; an evidence-based treatment plan is proposed and further discussed by faculty."

Green Center for Systems Biology Seminar Series

Gurol Suel, PhD, University of California, San Diego. "Long-Range Coordination and Emergent Dynamics in Bacterial Communities." Rama Ranganathan, PhD, host.

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Robert E. Hampson, PhD, Wake Forest School of Medicine. "Developing a Memory Prosthetic: From Rodents to Primates to Humans."

GI Cancer Disease Oriented Team Meeting

"Discussions regarding management decisions for gastrointestinal cancer cases brought to conference by faculty throughout the medical center." John C. Mansour, MD, moderator.

University Lecture Series

Jeremy Nathans, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. "X-Chromosome Inactivation, Color Vision, and the Female Advantage." Jane E. Johnson, PhD, host.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference

"AAOMS Presentation Night."

Digestive and Liver Disease Conference

Tom Kerr, MD "Ascites / SBP." Tien-Chun Chen, MD, Ken Nguyen, MD, and Eimile Dalton-Fitzgerald, MD "Liver." William Lee, MD, moderator.

Pediatric Trauma Grand Rounds

"TBD."

Cancer Center Combined Modality Conference

"Designed to educate those specializing in the care of cancer patients and provide a forum for multimodality interaction that promotes discussion of the most recent clinical research affecting patient care, as well as to bring oncology specialists together to review cases and make recommendations for managing cancer patients." Jonathan Dowell, MD, moderator.

Dermatology Grand Rounds

Timothy G. Berger, MD, University of California, San Francisco. "Immunology for the Practicing Dermatologist." and "Patient Review."

Hamon Center Lab Conference

Alejandro Sweet-Cordero, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine. "Genomic Analysis of Oncogenesis, Tumor Progression, and Therapy Response in Pediatric Sarcomas."

Biochemistry Seminar Series

Douglas Koshland, PhD "The McKnight Way: Ordered DNA and Disordered Proteins."

Pediatric Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

"TBD."

Radiology Grand Rounds

Jeffrey Weinreb, MD, Yale School of Medicine. "MRI Safety Issues: Can We Scan This Patient?"

Pediatric Trauma Morbidity and Mortality

"TBD."

Colorectal Surgery Conference

Farshid Araghizadeh, MD "Presbyterian/UT Southwestern Morbidity and Mortality Conference."

Surgical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancer Teaching Case Conference

"Surgical oncology faculty and residents meet to review challenging gastrointestinal cancer cases, including the corresponding radiologic images and the oncologic principles behind relevant management decisions." John C. Mansour, MD, moderator.

Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

"Quality Assurance: September case presentations."

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Orson W. Moe, MD "A Garden Variety Case of Kidney Stones Viewed by a Clinical Physiologist."

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds

Carlos Marquez de la Plata, PhD "Aerobic Exercise During Post-Acute Rehabilitation to Improve Memory?"

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Conference

"Multidisciplinary conference where patients with primary hepatic tumors are discussed and treatment plans derived." Adam Yopp, MD, and Amit Singal, MD, moderators.

Melanoma Disease Oriented Team Meeting

"Develop comprehensive plans for care in complex melanoma cancer patients. Identify clinical trials that would be appropriate for melanoma cancer patients. Incorporate multidisciplinary aspects in the care of melanoma cancer patients." Rohit Sharma, MD, moderator.

Thoracic Oncology Tumor Board Conference

"Review of thoracic cancer cases."