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

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."

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.

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."

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

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

Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds

Claudia Werner, MD "Cervical Cancer Screening: From Annual Paps to "Wait, What?"

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

Hematology/Hematopathology Grand Rounds

Nathan Fowler, MD, UT M.D. Anderson. "A Paradigm Shift: The Evolution of Therapy for Indolent Lymphoma." Cynthia Rutherford, MD, moderator.

Geriatrics Grand Rounds

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

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

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

Neurology and Neurotherapeutics Special Seminar

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

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.

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."

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."

Cancer Targets & Nanomedicine Seminar Series

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

Pediatric Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

"TBD."

Physician Scientist Cancer Working Group

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

Radiology Grand Rounds

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

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

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Angela Orlino, MD "Solid Tumor Second Malignancies 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.

Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds

Clifford Wai, MD "Gynecologic Injury to the Lower Urinary Tract."

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."

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.

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

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

Neurology Grand Rounds

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

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."

Pediatric Surgery Combined Radiology/Pathology Case Conference

"Wilm's Tumors."

Digestive and Liver Disease Conference

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

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."

Pediatric Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

"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.

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."

Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds

W. Lee Kraus, PhD "Overview of the Mission and the Science of the Green Center."

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

Hematology/Hematopathology Grand Rounds

Natthapol Songdej, MD, Temple University Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center. "TBD." 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."

Pediatric Trauma Grand Rounds

"TBD."

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.

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."

Pediatric Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

"TBD."

Biochemistry Seminar Series

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

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."

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds

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

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

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

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

Robert Allen, MD "VA Medical Center Morbidity and Mortality Conference." Holly Cunningham, MD "Lower Extremity Amputations."

Bench Meets Bedside Focus Group

"Advanced Imaging in Health and Disease."

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

William Skach, MD, Oregon Health & Science University. "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

"Journal Club, Visual Stimuli and Questions."

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Grand Rounds

Carl Adkins, MD "Mock Orals."

Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds

"Obstetrics/Maternal Fetal Medicine Case Reviews."

Urology Grand Rounds

"Clinical updates."

Hematology/Hematopathology Grand Rounds

Mona Lisa Alattar, MD "Transformed Follicular Lymphoma: Therapeutic Reins for a Not-So-Indolent Disease." 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

Ben Banks, DDS "Dental Treatment Considerations in Geriatric Patients."

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Thomas P. Shanley, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. "Improving Health Outcomes in the Academic Pediatrics: Elucidating the Immune Response in Sepsis as a Model."

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

Preston Wiles, PhD "Mental Health Services at an Academic Medical Center - Medical Student Wellness: Aspirational or Oxymoron."

University Lecture Series

Tyler Jacks, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "Engineering the Cancer Genome." Joshua Mendell, MD, PhD, host.

AWHONN DFW Metroplex Chapter Meeting

Patricia Santiago-Munoz, MD "Diagnosing Fetal Anomalies."

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 Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

"TBD."

Fall Female Faculty Reception

Hosted by the Women In Science and Medicine Advisory Committee (WISMAC), the fall reception is designed to expand the knowledge and networking opportunities of UTSW women faculty.

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