General Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

First 3 Tuesdays of the month, from 8:00-9:00 am

The Denver Hospice, 8299 E. Lowry Blvd, Denver, 80230

September 3, 2019 Tyson Oberndorfer, MD, MS Fall Prevention in Primary Care
September 10, 2019 Anna Jovanovich, MD Metabolic Bone Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease
September 17, 2019 Mark Earnest, MD, PhD, FACP Quarterly Business Meeting
October 1, 2019 Jennifer Adams, MD The Trek: School of Medicine Curriculum Reform
October 8, 2019 Michelle Nikels, MD, Gaby Frank, MD, Greg Misky, MD What is Scholarly Activity?  Demystifying the promotion process
October 15, 2019 Sondra Zabar, MD Brettell annual Lecture: 

Using simulation to support transitions across the

UME-GME-CME continuum
November 5, 2019 Dave Tanaka, MD Update on aspirin for primary prevention
November 12, 2019 Blair Fenniomore, MD IBD For the Internist: Updates in Management
November 19, 2019 John Koeppe, MD Infectious Disease Questions in Primary Care the Studies That Can Help Answer Them
December 3, 2019 Thida Thant, MD &
Cynthia Masotti, LCSW
Heartsink patients: Addressing Challenging Mental Health Issues in Primary Care
December 10, 2019 Tess Jones, PhD It’s Alive!: The Legacy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
December 17, 2019 Mark Earnest, MD, PhD, FACP Quarterly Business Meeting
January 7, 2020 Narayana  Varhabhatla, MD Outpatient Headache Management: A Case-Based Approach
January 14, 2020 Kathryn Hassell, MD Testing for Thrombophilia: Should You?
January 21, 2020 Jennifer Stichman, MD Gout – 20/20
February 4, 2020 Jamal Moloo, MD Evaluating Chest Pain in Primary Care - Functional vs. Anatomic Testing
February 11, 2020 Helen Lawler, MD The evaluation and management of hypoglycemia in a non-diabetic patient
February 18, 2020 Cy Fixen, PharmD, BCACP Common Avoidable Medication Prescribing Errors
March 3, 2020 Barry Martin, MD Primary care for adults with disabilities: overcoming barriers
March 10, 2020 Margot Kushel, MD The Aging of the Homeless Population: An Emerging Crisis
March 17, 2020 Mike McDermott, MD The Utility of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
April 7, 2020 Michelle Nikels, MD, Gaby Frank, MD, Greg Misky, MD What is Clinical Excellence?
April 14, 2020 Elizabeth Gillespie, MD Climate change and the impact on medical practice
April 21, 2020 Jeremy Long, MD, MPH Medical Aid in Dying: A Safety Net Approach
May 5, 2020 Jacinda Nicklas, MD, MPH/MSPH The weight of the evidence: Medical management of obesity
May 12, 2020 Mitra Razzaghi, MD Evaluation and management of abnormal uterine bleeding
May 19, 2020 Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD Ethics and Artificial Intelligence 
June 2, 2020 Matthew Moles, MD Optimizing your billing. How to get paid for what you do
June 9, 2020 Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc Meiklejohn annual Lecture: TBD
June 16, 2020 Mark Earnest, MD, PhD, FACP Quarterly Business Meeting


Coming soon!
Coming soon!
August 2, 2016 Mark Earnest State of the Division mms://


August 9, 2016 Marisha Burden Understanding the Patient's Perspective: Research Initiatives in Patient Experience mms://


August 16, 2016 Brad Changstrom 10 Top Sports Medicine for PCP mms://


September 6, 2016 Johnathan Gutman A Case Based Approach to Common Issues Encountered in Allogeneic Transplant Patients mms://


September 13, 2016 Swati Patel Special Topics in Colorectal Cancer Screening & Prevention


September 20, 2016 Michele Heisler Improving Health Outcomes with Peer and e-Health Support mms://


October 4, 2016  Nicole Restauri The Not So Easy Chest Radiograph mms://


October 11, 2016 Christopher King Medical Student Education in Internal Medicine: A Curriculum Update mms://


October 18, 2016 Blair Fennimore Management of IBD for the Internist mms://


November 1, 2016 Ethan Cumbler The Most Interesting Man in the World mms://


November 8, 2016 Adam Abraham - part 1 opioids mms://


November 15, 2016 Joe Frank - part 2 opioids mms://


December 6, 2016 Erik Wallace - Gun Violence


December 13, 2016 John Koeppe Common Outpatient Infections


December 20, 2016 Brendan Clark Alcohol Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Across the Healthcare Spectrum mms://


January 3, 2017 David Williams Beyond Serotonin mms://


January 10, 2017 Amanda Wieland Rational Approach to Elevated Liver Tests


January 17, 2017 Dennis Boyle mms://


February 7, 2017 Kurt Kroenke – Meiklejohn Visiting Professor Management of Depression and Anxiety in Medical Patients mms://


February 14, 2017 BJ Miller - Brettell Visiting Professor Palliative Aesthetics mms://


February 21, 2017 Prateeti Khazanie mms://


March 7, 2017 Kathryn "Kathy" Hassell Outpatient Management of DVT/PE mms://


March 14, 2017 Sterling West PMR & GCA mms://


March 21, 2017 Matt Wynia Physician-Assisted Dying mms://


April 4, 2017 Larry Feinberg Five Instructive Cases mms://


April 11, 2017 Mel Anderson Update in Medical Literature mms://


April 18, 2017 Allison Wolfe ​Palliative Care Pearls mms://


May 2, 2017 Lily Cervantes Undocumented Immigrants with End-Stage Renal Disease mms://


May 9, 2017 Allan Prochaska The Deliberate Practice of Medicine mms://


May 16, 2017 Alex Reed Motivation Interviewing in Primary Care mms://


 June 6, 2017 Paul Varosy EKG Interpretation for the Internist mms://


June 13, 2017 Mary McCord Collaborative Care for Depression mms://

8/4/2015 Mark Earnest, Professor of Medicine, Interim Division Head, General Internal Medicine Anschutz (Central) Primary Care Enterprise mms://


8/11/2015 Manisha Bhide and Kandace Shepherd Working with the Physician Assistant mms://

8/18/2015 Ronald Wise, UC Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Ophthalmology 101 mms://


9/1/2015 Enrique Alvarez, Professor, General Internal Medicine, Update on Multiple Sclerosis mms://


9/8/2015 Kristen de Santo EBM Point-of-Care Resources in the Health Sciences Library mms://

9/15/2015 Clarence Braddock, Meiklejohn Visiting Professor, Patient-Centeredness as an Organizing Framework for Medical Education mms://


10/6/2015 Drs. David Schwartz and Ralph Gonzales  Caring Wisely: Engaging the Front Lines in Improving Health Care Value mms:// 


10/13/2015 Dave Tanaka ​ Aspirin for Primary Prevention Update 2015 mms://


10/20/2015 Thomas Meyer Art in Medicine


11/3/2015 Steven Bradley Better Patient Health at Lower Cost: Achieving High-Value Healthcare  mms://


11/10/2015 Molly Medakovich A Closer Look: Visual Arts and the Art of Medicine 


11/17/2015 Ethan Cumbler Leading Change in Clinical Microsystems  mms://


12/1/2015 John Koeppe  Common Outpatient Infections and their Management


12/8/2015 Erik Wallace From Gun Violence to Gun Safety: What is a Clinician's Role in the Great Gun Debate? mms://

1/5/2016 ​Angela Thompson and Meghan Jeffres ​MAD MEDS Buy or Sell Medications Approved in 2015  mms://


1/12/2016 Jason Hoppe Maximizing Your Use of the Colorado Prescription Drug Monitoring Program  mms://


1/19/2016 Jessica Kendrick Manging Chronic Kidney Disease Managing mms://

2/2/2016 Dan Matlock Improving Medical Decision Quality: Implementing Shared Decision Making - Cancelled due to Inclement weather​

2/9/2016 Kevin Rogers PAD dx and Management mms://


2/16/2016 Read Pierce Burnout and Resilience mms://

3/1/2016 Arleen F. Brown, Brettell Visiting Professor Reducing Healthcare Disparities and Promoting Health Equity in Clinical Practice

3/8/2016 Todd M Bull The Center for Lungs and Breathing

3/15/2016 Michael McDermott​ Hyperthyroidism

4/5/2016 Annie Moore Resiliency 2.0


4/12/2016 Darlene Tad-y Learner Assessment

4/19/2016 Dennis Boyle Liability in Internal Medicine

5/3/2016 Paul Menard-Katcher Common Esophageal Disorders

5/10/2016 Karen Wyatt Tools for Talking with Patients About the End-of-Life

5/17/2016 Vitoria Seligman Healthcare in Cambodia: Case Study of Capacity building

6/7/2016 Shabnam Showell and others  Shoulder Exam


6/14/2016 Shabnam Showell and others  Knee Exam

6/21/2016 Robert Carson Management of Chronic Wounds

8/5/2014 Mark Earnest, Professor of Medicine, Interim Division Head, General Internal Medicine Division Transition – Where do we go from here?


8/12/2014 Nichole Zehnder, Chris King and Kelly White Updates in the CUSOM Adult Ambulatory Care and Hospitalized Adult Care Clerkship


8/19/2014 Robert Valuck, UC Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Prescription Drug Abuse in Colorado


9/2/2014 CT Lin, Professor, General Internal Medicine, Communicating and Computing in the Exam Room ​


9/9/2014 Jeannette Guerrasio, Associate Professor, UCH Remediation of Residents and Students


9/16/2014 Abraham Nussbaum, Director Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Service, Denver Health, My doctor recommended pot mms://


9/23/2014 Brettell Visiting Professor- Eric Holmboe, MD, Senior Vice President, Milestone Development and Evaluation, ACGME Assessment Challenges mms://  


CANCELLED - Meiklejohn Visting Professor - Clarence Braddock, MD Professor, Vice Dean for Education, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Chief Medical Education Officer, UCLA Patient centeredness as an organizing framework for medical education



9/30/2014 David Tanaka, MD and Ed Murphy, MD Update in Geriatrics: Who should have the high dose flu vaccine? Do patients over age 65 need 13 AND 23 valent pneumococcal vaccination? Update: Pneumonia Vaccination Guidelines mms://


10/7/2014  William Sullivan, MD, Chief, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitaion Service, Denver VA, Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Epidural Steroid Injections: Recent history, FDA Safe Use Initiative, and Multi-Society Pain Workgroup mms://  


10/14/2014 John Koeppe, UC Associate Professor, Internal Medicine HIV in Primary Care mms://


10/21/2014 Ev Hutt, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine and Geriatrics Delivering Palliative Care in Sub-Saharan Africa mms:// 



11/4/2014 CV/portfolio review, Eva Aagaard, UC Associate Professor, Internal Medicine mms://



11/11/2014 Janice Hanson, Professor of Pediatrics and Family Medicine, Giving Feedback: What Makes it Useful? Why Write it Down?      


11/18/2014 Kelly J Caverzagie, Associate Dean of Educational Strategy, University of Nebraska School of Medicine Two Birds and One Stone: Integrating Education and Clinical Redesign to Achieve the Common Mission​



12/2/2014 Dan Matlock, UC Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Research Abstract Presentation  mms://


12/9/2014 Erik Wallace, Associate Dean for Colorado Springs Branch, UC School of Medicine, Gun Safety and Violence  mms://


12/16/2014 Rachel Swigris, UC Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine Resiliency   mms://


January 06, 2015 Brandon Combs, UC Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine   mms://


1/13/2015 Carol Stamm, UC Associate Professor, ​Obstetrics and Gynecology, Presby-St Luke, ACA and the Well Woman exam 


 1/20/2015 Jeff Wallace, UC Professor, Geriatrics, Polypharmacy  mms://


 2/3/2015 Suzanne Brandenburg, UC Professor, Internal Medicine mms://


2/10/2014 Gaby (Maria) Frank, Associate Chief of Hospital Medicine, Denver Health  mms://


2/17/2014 Stuart Linas, UC Professor, Chief of Nephrology, Denver Health Medical Center   Literature update Bp, CKD, glom d mms://


3/3/2015 Rachel Swigris, Tess Jones, Anjali Dhurandhar, Richard Froude,  Heart of Medicine 2015  mms://


3/10/2015 Marisha Burden, Cheif of Hospital Medicine, Denver Health mms://


3/17/2015 Sansrita Nepal, Internal Medicine, Denver Health, Updates in the anticoagulants and anticoagulation management in the perioperative period  mms://


4/7/2015  Cory Dunnick, Associate Professor, Dermatology   mms://


4/14/2015 Dan Matlock, UC Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - Research Abstract Presentation   mms://


4/21/2015 David Ginosar, Denver Health, Prescribing the pill to prevent HIV


5/5/2015 Joseph Frank, Internist, VA ECHCS, Update in pain management mms://


5/12/2015 Jennifer Stichman, Internist, Denver Health Rheum and non-rheum joint complaints mms://


5/19/2015 Research Abstract Presentation with Several Presenters


6/2/2015   Robert Davies, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Education Practical Approach to Adult ADHD in Primary Care mms://


6/9/2015 Eva Aagaard, Director, Academy of Mical Educators and Assistant Dean for Lifelong Learning  Setting A Destination & Charting A Course  mms://

6/16/2015 Hermione Hurley, Director of Correctional Care Hospitalist Services, Denver Health, Developments in the ACA and prisoner/jail health care


The Denver Hospice
8299 E. Lowry Blvd
Denver, 80230


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