Upcoming Events

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

Donald Cochran, MD "Stress and Mishaps: Coping with Anesthesia's Stress and Mishaps."

Urology Grand Rounds

Marybeth Hall, MSIV, University of Michigan. "Introduction to Robotic Surgery: Establishing a Medical Student Curriculum." Lauren Cooley, MSIV, Virginia Commonwealth. "Penile Lichen Sclerosus and Management of Complex Anterior Urethral Strictures." Conner Brown, MSIV, Louisiana State University. "A Proposed Method for the Development of Bioactive Prosthetic Devices."

Hematology-Oncology Summer Lecture Series

Raquibul Hannan, MD, PhD "Primer on Radiation Oncology."

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.

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

"Live Patient Viewing." and "Patient Discussion." Jerry "Jay" Smith, MD "Dermato-Oncology Conference."

Pediatric Surgery SCORE Fellowship Meeting

Michael Skinner, MD "TBD."

Hamon Center Lab Conference

Chandrashekhar Pasare, DVM, PhD "Innate Mechanisms of Allo-Recognition and Graft Versus Host Disease."

Hematology-Oncology Summer Lecture Series

Saad Khan, MD "Head and Neck Cancer."

Radiology Grand Rounds

** Canceled **

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: August case presentations."

Hematology-Oncology Summer Lecture Series

Yull Arriaga, MD "Testicular Cancer."

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Michael Bowen, MD "Rethinking Diabetes Screening and Case Finding Strategies in Clinical Practice: Who's Really at Risk?"

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."

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.

Multidisciplinary Breast Conference

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

Tuesday AM HIV Lecture Series

Cindy Zoellner, PharmD "Antiretroviral Medications, Part III of III."

Toxicology Conference

"Journal Club, Visual Stimuli and Questions."

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

Anthony Machi, MD "Mock Orals."

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

Hematology-Oncology Summer Lecture Series

Karen Matevosyan, MD "Primer on Plasma Exchange."

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.

Hand Surgery Conference

Jennifer Kargel, MD "Hand Infections."

Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds

Ryan Walk, MD, James Davis, MD, and Joshua Carroll, MD "Chronic Pancreatitis."

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

"Virtual Patient Presentations and Discussion." Ponciano D. Cruz Jr., MD "2016 Pearls and Zebras in Contact Dermatitis."

Pediatric Surgery Case and Complications

James Davis, MD "TBD."

Hamon Center Lab Conference

Yang-Xin Fu, MD, PhD "Targeting Tumor Tissues to Reprogram the Tumor Microenvironment for Better Immune Responses."

Physician Scientist Cancer Working Group

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

Hematology-Oncology Summer Lecture Series

Navid Sadeghi, MD "PMH Clinic Dialog."

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds

Deborah Farr, MD "Breast Cancer."

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.

Hematology-Oncology Summer Lecture Series

Eileen Marley, MD "Chemotherapy II."

Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

"Patient review." and "Case presentations."

Cancer Grand Rounds

Robert Timmerman, MD "Why Novel Local Treatments are Essential for Achieving Systemic Cancer Cures."

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."

Tuesday AM HIV Lecture Series

Amneris Luque, MD "Diagnosis of HIV Infections."

Toxicology Conference

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

Neuroscience Seminar Series

Joe Dougherty, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine. "Cell Type-Specific Regulation of Alternative Translation and RNA Localization in the Brain." Genevieve Konopka, PhD, host.

Cell Biology of Disease Seminar Series

Russell Debose-Boyd, PhD "Regulated Transport of the Prenyltransferase UBIADI Between the ER and Golgi: Implications for Cholesterol Homeostasis and Schnyder Corneal Dystrophy." Mike Henne, PhD, host.

Global Health Grand Rounds

Nicholas Comninellis, MD, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. "Launching Your International Healthcare Career."

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

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

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

Cardiology Clinical Conference

Daniel Bennett, MD "TBD." Joseph Hill, MD, PhD "TBD."

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.

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Vivyenne Roche, MD "Caring for the Older Patient."

Hand Surgery Conference

Nicholas Haddock, MD "Soft Tissue Reconstruction."

Pediatric Surgery Journal Club

James Davis, MD "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

"Live Patient Viewing." and "Patient Discussion." David Khan, MD "Pearls from the Allergy/Immunology Clinics."

Pediatric Surgery Fellows’ Conference

Frankie Fike, MD "Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula."

Hamon Center Lab Conference

Alexey V. Danilov, MD, PhD, Oregon Health & Science University. "Targeting Neddylation in B-Cell Malignancies - A Novel Approach to Thwart the Microenvironment-Mediated Survival."

Cytoskeletal dynamics: at the crossroads between biology and physics

Biophysics Seminar Series – “Cytoskeletal dynamics: at the crossroads between biology and physics,” Aaron Dinner, Ph.D., Professor, University of Chicago Chemistry Department.For information, contact Kaitlin Dunford at 214-645-6399.

New Faculty Research Forum

"TBD."

Radiology Research Grand Rounds

Marie Pierre Krafft, PhD, Institut Charles Sadron (CNRS) and University of Strasbourg, France. "Fluorocarbon Gases for Effectively Recruiting and Immobilizing Bioactive Molecules, Proteins, Polymers and Particles at the Surface of Microbubbles."

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds

Nicholas Haddock, MD "Breast Reconstruction for Cancer."

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.

Hematology-Oncology Summer Lecture Series

Navid Sadeghi, MD "Using Epic."

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Byron Cryer, MD "Advances in the Endoscopic Management of Obesity."

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."

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Conference

J. Gregory Modrall, MD "Journal Club."

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

Ding Xue, PhD, University of Colorado Bolder. "Apoptosis, Lipid Asymmetry and Paternal Mitochondrial Elimination." Don Hilgemann, PhD, host.

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

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

Neuroscience Seminar Series

Sviatoslav Bagriantsev, PhD, Yale University. "Neuronal Mechanoreception in Tactile Specialist Ducks." Ryan Hibbs, PhD, host.

Leading Edge of Cell Biology Seminar Series

Thomas Kornberg, PhD, University of California, San Francisco. "Signaling at a Distance: Communicating by Touch." Sandra Schmid, PhD, host.

Reproductive Biology Seminar Series

Tony J. DeFalco, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. "Macrophages: Unexpected Players in Reproductive and Stem Cell Biology." Kent Hamra, PhD, host.

The Daniel W. Foster, M.D. Visiting Lectureship in Medical Ethics

Joseph J. Fins, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College. "Disorders of Consciousness and Neuroethics: Why Rights Must Come to Mind."

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

Jerry Green, MD "Enhanced Recovery."

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

Cardiology Grand Rounds

Neelan Doolabh, MD "TBD."

Geriatrics Grand Rounds

Amy Johnson, MD "Insomnia in the Elderly."

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Donald Kohn, MD, University of California, Los Angeles. "Gene Therapy for Primary Immune Deficiencies."

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.

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Jonathan F. Borus, MD, Harvard Medical School. "Writing for Publication: A Primer."

University Lecture Series

John M. Abrams, PhD "P53 and the Games of Transposons." Helen Hobbs, MD, sponsor.

Welcome to HEAL: Insider Tips and Resources

Welcome to HEAL: Insider Tips and Resources

Hand Surgery Conference

Lewie Thompson, MD "Segway Orthopedics Endoscopic CTR System."

Pediatric Surgery Radiology/Pathology Case Conference

Ryan Walk, MD "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.

Pediatric Surgery Case and Complications

James Davis, MD "TBD."

Dermatology Grand Rounds

"Virtual Patient Presentations and Discussion." Melissa M. Mauskar, MD "Dermatology Down Under."

Hamon Center Lab Conference

Pier Paolo Scaglioni, MD "Oncogenic KRAS Regulates Lipid Metabolism Establishing Novel Treatment Opportunities."

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

David Talan, MD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. "Update on Essential Infectious Disease in the Emergency Department."

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, and Jason Park, MD, PhD, moderators.

Pharmacology Seminar Series

Dianne K. Newman, PhD, California Institute of Technology. Primary Roles for "Secondary" Metabolites in Microbial Community Development. Anthony J. Michael, PhD, host.

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.

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Robert W. Haley, MD "Zika: The Arbovirus du Jour."

Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

"Patient review." and "Resident case presentations." Steven Dresner, MD "Posterior Ptosis Surgery and Transconjunctival Entropion Repair."

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."

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Conference

Josh Weis, MD "Management of Visceral Aneurysms." Christopher Heid, MD "Mesenteric Ischemia: Diagnosis and Management."

Coagulation Conference

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

Gene Regulation and Genomics Seminar Series

Sharon Dent, PhD, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. "A SAGA of USPs in Development and Disease." Jiang Wu, PhD, and Melanie Cobb, PhD, hosts.

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

Victoria Bolotina, PhD, Boston University School of Medicine. "PARK14, Store-Operated Ca2+ Signaling and Parkinson's Disease." Ilya Bezprozvanny, PhD, host.

Multidisciplinary Breast Conference

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

Tuesday AM HIV Lecture Series

Ellen Kitchell, MD "Management of Treatment Naïve Patients."

Toxicology Conference

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

Neuroscience Seminar Series

Elizabeth Buffalo, PhD, University of Washington. "TBD." Brad Pfeiffer, PhD, host.

Leading Edge of Cell Biology Seminar Series

Reto Fiolka, PhD "Faster, Clearer, Further. Extending the Capabilities of Fluorescence Microscopy." Sandra Schmid, PhD, host.

Symposium: Demystifying the P&T Process

Presented in partnership with the Promotion and Tenure Committee, the symposium will be September 20, 2016. The workshop is designed for junior faculty seeking to learn how to navigate the Promotion and Tenure process, and also for department chairs, center directors, division chiefs, and faculty members who may be serving as mentors.

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

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

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

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."

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Philip Shaul, MD "Preventing the Complications of Childhood Obesity."

Geriatrics Grand Rounds

Dorothy Sendelbach, MD "Delivering Effective Feedback - The Heart of Medical Education."

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Altha J. Stewart, MD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center. "Addressing Social Determinants of Mental Health: The Role of Race, Culture and Diversity in Psychiatric Treatment."

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.

Regenerative Medicine Seminar Series

Deepak Srivastava, MD, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease. "Cellular Reprogramming Approaches for Cardiovascular Disease."

University Lecture Series

Sue Biggins, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. "Reconstituting Kinetochore Functions in Vitro." Luke Rice, PhD, sponsor.

Hand Surgery Conference

Douglas Sammer, MD "Carpal Fractures."

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

"Live Patient Viewing." and "Patient Discussion." Amit G. Pandya, MD "Update on Pathogenesis and Treatment of Vitiligo."

Pediatric Surgery SCORE Fellowship Meeting

Michael Skinner, MD "TBD."

Hamon Center Lab Conference

Giannicola Genovese, MD, PhD, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. "Epigenetic Determinants of Functional Heterogeneity in Pancreatic Cancer."