Upcoming Events

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

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Conference

Robert "Bo" Allen, MD "Parkland Morbidity and Mortality Conference." Dina Itum, MD "Vascular Access."

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

Gabriella D'Arcangelo, PhD, Rutgers University. "Reelin Signaling in Brain Development." Joachim Herz, 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."

Microbiology Seminar Series

Elisabeth Martinez, PhD "Epigenetic Strategies to Target Infectious and Non-Infectious Disease."

Ethics Grand Rounds

Aasim I. Padela, MD, The University of Chicago. "Taking Care of Muslim Patients: Spiritual, Gender and End-of-Life Issues."

Reproductive Biology Seminar Series

Rebecca A. Simmons, MD, University of Philadelphia. "Gestational Programming of Obesity: When is It Too Late?" Yihong Wan, PhD, and Charles Rosenfeld, MD, hosts.

Neuroscience Seminar Series

Ardem Patapoutian, PhD, Scripps Research Institute. "The Role of Piezo Ion Channels in Mechanosensation." Helen Lai, PhD, host.

HEAL for African-Americans and Hispanics

Offered by the Office of Faculty Diversity and Development, Housestaff Emerging Academy of Leaders (HEAL) is a professional development program for African-American and Hispanic residents and fellows of both genders.

Hand Surgery Conference

Jennifer Kargel, MD "Crystalline Arthropathies."

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

Girish Joshi, MD "Patient Selection for Ambulatory Surgery: Can Any Patient be an Outpatient?"

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

Gynecology Grand Rounds

Robert Stewart, MD "Cardiac Remodeling in Pregnancy and the Implications of Maternal Body Habitus."

Cardiology Clinical Conference

David McNamara, MD "TBD." James de Lemos, MD "TBD."

Hematology/Hematopathology Grand Rounds

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

Surgical Grand Rounds

Aimee Gardner, PhD "What Has Simulation Taught Us About Learning in the Clinical Environment?"

Geriatrics Grand Rounds

Belinda Vicioso, MD "The Spectrum of Vascular Brain Injury: Revisiting the Diagnosis of Vascular Dementia."

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Rebecca Simmons, MD, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. "Developmental Programming of Adult Disease: Concepts and Controversies."

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

Toral Patel, MD "Nanoparticle-Based Therapies for the Treatment of Glioblastoma Multiforme."

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Ildemaro Gonzalez, Vice President and Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, Parkland Health and Hospital System. "Culture - Your Hidden Ally to Successful Patient Interactions."

Regenerative Medicine Seminar Series

Norman Sharpless, MD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine. "Measuring Molecular Age in People." Eric N. Olson, PhD, and Sean Morrison, PhD, hosts.

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.

Excellence in Immunology Lecture Series

David Farrar, PhD "Interferon at the Crossroads of Allergy and Viral Infections." Chandrashekhar Pasare, PhD, host.

University Lecture Series

Brenda A. Schulman, PhD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. "Twists and Turns in Ubiquitin Transfer Cascades." David G. Mangelsdorf, PhD, host.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference

"Tri-Service Facial Trauma Conference."

Pediatric Surgery Journal Club

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 Fellows’ Conference

Alana Beres, MD "Rhabdo, Sarcomas, Vascular Anomalies, and Lymphoma."

Hamon Center Lab Conference

Ralph DeBerardinis, MD, PhD "Metabolic Heterogeneity in Lung Cancer Cells and Tumors."

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

Judith Tintinalli, MD, University of North Carolina. "Words Matter."

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds

Steve Byrd, MD "Blepharoplasty, Brow, and Mid-Face Lift."

Radiology Grand Rounds – Jack Reynolds Lecture

Mark Griswold, PhD, Case Western. "Rethinking the Way We Do MRI."

Pharmacology Seminar Series

Stevan R. Hubbard, PhD, New York University School of Medicine. "Structural and Mechanistic Studies of JAK2 Tyrosine Kinase." Michael L. Reese, 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.

Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

"Patient review." and "Case presentations."

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds

Matthew Hasley, DO, and Li Liu, MD "No Difference Between Intra-Articular Injection of Hyaluronic Acid and Placebo for Mild to Moderate Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized, Controlled, Double-Blind Trial."

Leonard L. Madison, M.D., Visiting Professor in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism

David M. Nathan, MD, Harvard Medical School. "Trials and Tribulations: Progress and Controversies in Diabetes, 2016."

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 "Case Presentation."

Gene Regulation and Genomics Seminar Series

David Allis, PhD, The Rockefeller University. "Varying the Terrain of Epigenetic Landscapes: Implications for Human Cancer." Laura Banaszynski, 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.

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

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

Microbiology Seminar Series

Ken Cadwell, PhD, New York University School of Medicine. "Immunomodulation by Viruses and the Gut Microbiome."

Chemistry Seminar Series

Junha Jeon, PhD "Catalytic Silylation Reactions."

Neuroscience Seminar Series

Paul Phillips, PhD, University of Washington. "Pathological Changes in the Encoding of Drug Cues by Phasic Dopamine During Chronic Drug Use." David Self, 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.

Hand Surgery Conference

Bardia Amirlak, MD "Dupuvtrens Disease."

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

Xi Luo, MD "ABA Core Curriculum."

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

Gynecology Grand Rounds

Bruce Carr, MD "Should Women be Treated with Androgens?"

Cardiology Grand Rounds

Sanjay Kaul, MD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "TBD."

Hematology/Hematopathology Grand Rounds

Shivani Patel, MD "New Antiplatelet Agents Used in Cardiac Catheterization - What Hematologists Need to Know." Cynthia Rutherford, MD, moderator.

Geriatrics Grand Rounds

Tara DuVal, MD "Non-Pharmacological Management of Dementia."

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Rasheed Gbadegesin, MD, Duke University. "Genetics of Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome: Recent Findings and Future Prospects."

Surgical Grand Rounds

"TBD."

2016 Capra Interdisciplinary Healthcare Symposium

Jay Horton, MD, Gloria Vega, PhD, Steve Farrell, PhD, Jaime Almandoz, MD, Lona Sandon, RD, and Martin Deschner, PhD "21st Century Strategies for Managing Obesity."

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."

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."

Neurology Grand Rounds

Tyler Reimschisel, MD, Vanderbilt University. "Mitochondrial Diseases: What Every Pediatric Clinician Should Know."

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Marisa Toups, MD "Psychiatric Pharmacogenetics: From the Ivory Tower to the Clinic and Back Again?"

Excellence in Immunology Lecture Series

Eric Rubin, PhD, Harvard University. "Mycobacterial Bacilli - We're All Individuals." Nicolai van Oers, PhD, host.

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

Karl Deisseroth, PhD, Stanford University. "Integrated Brainwide Structural and Functional Analysis." Wayne Doyle, graduate student host.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference

Andrew Read-Fuller, DDS, MD "Chemotherapeutics and MRONJ." Alaaaldin Radwan, DDS, MD "Frontal Sinus Fractures."

Pediatric Surgery Radiology/Pathology Case Conference

Jessica Naiditch, MD "Neuroblastoma."

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."

Hamon Center Lab Conference

Jenna Jewell, PhD "Differential Regulation of mTORC1 by Amino Acids."

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds

Rod Rohrich, MD "Techniques in Rhinoplasty."

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

Anil Makam, MD "Overcoming Overuse One Decision at a Time: An EBM Approach."

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

Benjamin Tu, PhD "TBD." Philip Thomas, PhD, host.

Kidney Cancer Research Conference

"Project review and discussion." 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

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

Microbiology Seminar Series

Emily Troemel, PhD, University of California, San Diego. "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.

Radiation Oncology Seminar Series

Dipanjan Chowdhury, PhD, Harvard Medical School. "Investigation of the Molecular Mechanism of DNA Repair and DNA Damage Signaling."

Neuroscience Seminar Series

Steve Danzer, PhD, University of Cincinnati. "Adult-Generated Neurons: Causes and Cures for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy." Juan M. Pascual, MD, PhD, host.

Hand Surgery Conference

Zachary Hurwitz, MD "Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

Marco Aguirre, MD, and Sreekanth Cheruku, MD "Spinal Drain Guidelines."

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

Gynecology Grand Rounds

Rick Legro, MD "Lifestyle Intervention as Treatment of Infertility: The Time Has Come."

Cardiology Clinical Conference

Purav Mody, MD "TBD." Craig Malloy, MD "TBD."

Hematology/Hematopathology Grand Rounds

Alex Bowman, MD "Autoimmune Complications of CLL." 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."

Geriatrics Grand Rounds

Namirah Jamshed, MD "Rethinking the Care of the Vulnerable Elderly."

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Faisal Qureshi, MD "Update on Adolescent Bariatric Surgery."

Surgical Grand Rounds

"TBD."

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

Brad Merrill, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago. "Controlling Pluripotent Stem Cells With Wnt/β-catenin and Genome Editing." Eric N. Olson, PhD, and Sean Morrison, PhD, hosts.

Excellence in Immunology Lecture Series

Neal Silverman, PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical School. "Immune Recognition and Signaling Transduction in Drosophila." Chandrashekhar Pasare, PhD, host.

Neurology Grand Rounds

John Day, MD, PhD, Stanford University. "TBD."

University Lecture Series

Marlene Rabinovitch, MD, Stanford University. "Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Impaired Response to DNA Damage in Pulmonary Hypertension." Deirdre Brekken, PhD, and Irina Filonova, PhD, Postdoctoral Association at UT Southwestern, hosts.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference

Lee Pride, MD "The Role of Interventional Radiology in the Management of Vascular Lesions of the Head and Neck."

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

David Alkek, MD "The Biologic, Sociologic and Historical Basis of Beauty." and "Virtual Patient Presentations and Discussion."

Hamon Center Lab Conference

Angela Carter, PhD "Coupled Diagnostic-Therapeutic Regimens for Neuroendocrine Tumors."

Biochemistry Seminar Series

Floyd Romesberg, PhD "A Semi-Synthetic Organism With an Expanded Genetic Alphabet."

Research Track P&T Workshop

This interactive workshop is facilitated by UT Southwestern Promotion & Tenure Committee members. The workshop will review the promotion criteria for the research track.

Radiology/AIRC Research Grand Rounds

Prabhakar Rajiah, MD "Spectral Imaging With Dual-Layer Detector CT."

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

"Patient review." and "Case presentations."

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Hesham Sadek, MD, PhD Cardiac Regeneration: More Hope, Less Hype."

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds

Kavita Trivedi, DO, and Traci Schafer, DPT "My Neck Hurts… Is There an App That Caused That?"

Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program/Cancer Imaging Program (BME/CIP) Seminar Series

Shashank Sirsi, PhD "Utilizing Ultrasound Contrast Agents for Improving Cancer Drug Therapies."

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

Dina Itum, MD "Buerger's Disease." Tarik Madni, MD "Takayasu's and Giant Cell Arteritis."

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

Jen Liou, PhD "Signaling at Organelle Membrane Junctions."

Multidisciplinary Breast Conference

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

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."

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.

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.

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."

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