General Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

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


Printable GIM Grand Rounds speakers 2023-2024

September 5, 2023Michael McDermott, MD  Hyperthyroidism 
September 12, 2023Christine Neeb, MD Safe Opioid Prescribing
September 19, 2023Quarterly Business Meeting 
October 3, 2023 David Tanaka, MD An Approach to Diagnosis & Management of Stable Angina  
October 10, 2023 Janna Harland, MD Updates in Geriatric Care 
October 17, 2023TBD TBD
November 7, 2023 Hillary Lum, MD, PhD Resources for Caregivers of Patients with Dementia 
November 14, 2023Canceled Canceled 
November 21, 2023Sunny Linnebur, MD  Common Prescribing Errors in Primary Care  
December 5, 2023Jonathan Treem, MD; Stacy Fischer, MD  Psychedelic Medicine in Colorado: The Research, the Law, and the Clinical Horizon 
December 12, 2023Quarterly Business Meeting  
January 2, 2024Victoria Ralph, OTR/L & Franchesca Konig, MD   Diagnoses & Optimal Management of Lymphadema & Chronic Venous Insufficiency  
January 9, 2024Christopher Schneck, MD  Beyond Traditional Antidepressant Treatment: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Ketamine & Psilocybin 
January 16, 2024Laura Macke, MD; Elena Lebduska, MD  Clinical Case Review  
February 6, 2024Vinaya Manchaiah, AuD, MBA Applications of OTC Hearing Aids in Managing Mild-to-Moderate Age-Related Hearing Loss 
February 13, 2024Allan Brett, MD  2023 Internal Medicine Year-in-Review (Part 1) 
February 20, 2024Allan Brett, MD  2023 Internal Medicine Year-in-Review (Part 2) 
March 5, 2024John Koeppe, MD COVID Updates 
March 12, 2024Liselotte Dyrbye, MD   Brettell Annual Lecture 
March 19, 2024Trevor Beutel, PharmD Tips & Tricks in Prescribing Diabetes Drugs & Supplies 
April 2, 2024Jennifer Stichman, MD  RA in Primary Care  
April 9, 2024Ken Hirasaki, MD An Approach to Diagnosis & Management of Peripheral Artery Disease 
April 16, 2024Laura Macke, MD; Elena Lebduska, MD  Clinical Case Review  
May 7, 2024Patrick Fehling, MD  Diagnoses & Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder  
May 14, 2024Patrick Fehling, MD  Marijuana Related Dependence/Abuse & Toxicity 
May 21, 2024Sandra Springer, MD  Meiklejohn Annual Lecture  
June 4, 2024Christine Neeb, MD  Nothing Works like Xanax: Deprescribing Benzodiazepines in the Primary Care Setting  
June 11, 2024Quarterly Business Meeting 
June 18, 2024Allison Wolfe, MD Symptoms Management in Palliative Care


Date Speaker Topic
September 6, 2022 Tyra Fainstad, MD

Imposter syndrome – How it holds your learners back and what to do about it

 September 13, 2022 Michael Frank, MD Getting Out and Getting Care: Delivering Equitable and Inclusive Health Care for People Getting Out of Prison
 September 20, 2022 Quarterly Business Meeting
 October 4, 2022 Dennis Boyle, MD Non Verbal Communication in Medicine
 October 11, 2022

Lisa Schilling, MD

CMS Primary Care Innovation Strategy for Value-Based Care- What does it mean for us?


 October 18, 2022 Somnath Mookherjee, MD Tips for Efficient Clinical Teaching
 November 1, 2022 Yasmin Sacro, MD Upstander Training for the Educational Ambulatory Setting
 November 8, 2022 Elena Lebduska, MD; Laura Macke, MD Clinical Case Review
 November 15, 2022 Rebecca Richey, PsyD Unpacking ADHD Assessment: Tools, Methods and Differential Diagnosis
 December 6, 2022 Emily Jones, MD Demystifying Hip Pain in Primary Care 
 December 13, 2022 Quarterly Business Meeting
 December 20, 2022 Cancelled
 January 3, 2023 Tyra Fainstad, MD Better Together Physician Coaching: An Innovative Solution to Resident Burnout
 January 10, 2023 Elena Lebduska, MD; Whitney Vuchetich, DNPBreast Reconstruction for the Internist
 January 17, 2023 Ted Parks, MD A Practical Approach to Shoulder Pain
 February 7, 2023 Paul Menard-Katcher, MD An esophageal diseases primer from a self-proclaimed esophagologist
 February 14, 2023 Allan Brett, MD 2022 General Medicine Year-in-Review (part 1)
 February 21, 2023 Allan Brett, MD 2022 General Medicine Year-in-Review (part 2)
 March 7, 2023 Quarterly Business Meeting
 March 14, 2023 Elena Lebduska, MD; Laura Macke, MD Clinical Case Review
 March 21, 2023 Trevor Hawkins, MD Practical Points of Parkinson's Disease
 April 4, 2023 Eric Holmboe, MD Brettell Annual Lecture
 April 11, 2023 Cara Capitena Young, MD What am I looking at? Common Ocular Conditions for the Non-ophthalmologist
 April 18, 2023 Meg Lemon, MD Dermatology Procedures for the Internist
 May 2, 2023 Alicia Fernandez, MD Meiklejohn Annual Lecture
 May 9, 2023 Larry Feinberg, MD Something New or Interesting about Anemia, Pharyngitis & Resistant Hypertension
 May 16, 2023 Michael McDermott, MD Type 2 Diabetes Management: Tips and Tricks
 June 6, 2023 Adam Abraham, MD Outpatient Management of COPD
 June 13, 2023 Elena Lebduska, MD; Laura Macke, MD
Clinical Case Review 
 June 20, 2023 Quarterly Business Meeting DOM Valuing Each Other in the Workplace Workshop 
Date Speaker Topic
September 7, 2021 Dora Cheung, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP Challenges in Geriatric Medication Management
 September 14, 2021 Danielle Loeb, MD; Micol S. Rothman, MD Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy for the General Internist
 September 21, 2021 Elizabeth Kudron, MD Personalized Medicine at University of Colorado: Implications for General Internal Medicine
 October 5, 2021 Elizabeth Kudron, MD Clinical Applications of Personalized Medicine: Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing & Pharmacogenetics
 October 12, 2021 Mark Earnest, MD, PhD Quarterly Business Meeting
 October 19, 2021 Michael McDermott, MD Type 2 Diabetes Management: Challenging Cases
 November 2, 2021 Narayana Varhabhatla, MD The Lumbar Spine Made Ridiculously Simple
 November 9, 2021 Elena Lebduska, MD; Laura Macke, MD M&M case study
 November 16, 2021 Ed Murphy, MD Power and Pitfalls in the Perioperative Cardiac Risk Assessment
 December 7, 2021 Jennifer Stichman, MD Rheumatology pearls for the general internist
 December 14, 2021 Mark Earnest, MD, PhD Quarterly Business Meeting
 December 21, 2021 Cancelled
 January 4, 2022 Henry Fischer, MD
Mindfulness Meditation
 January 11, 2022 Carrie Marshall, MD Death Certification: a final act of excellent patient care
 January 18, 2022 John Koeppe, MD Microbial potpourri
 February 1, 2022 Allan Brett, MD 2021 General Medicine Year-in-Review (part 1)
 February 8, 2022 Allan Brett, MD 2021 General Medicine Year-in-Review (part 2)
 February 15, 2022 Dennis Boyle, MDEthical and legal cases from the world of medicine
 March 1, 2022 Linda Overholser, MD, MPH Updates in cancer survivorship care and relevance to primary care
 March 8, 2022 Mark Earnest, MD, PhD Quarterly Business Meeting
 March 15, 2022 Eva Aagaard, MD Supporting Learning When Your Students May Know More Than You
 April 5, 2022 Larry Allen, MD Updates in Heart Failure
 April 12, 2022 Elizabeth Bloemen, MD Elder Justice for the Primary Care Physician: Detection, Intervention, and Prevention
 April 19, 2022 Anip Bansal, MD Contrast associated kidney injury
 May 3, 2022 Elena Lebduska, MD; Laura Macke, MD; Jennifer Barrett, RN; Jennifer Michener, MDBarriers to Care of the Uninsured
 May 10, 2022 Kathryn L. Mueller, MD; Trista Meininger Social Security Disability, State Medical Determination, and You
 May 17, 2022 Jeffrey Samet, MD Meiklejohn Annual Lecture: Unhealthy Alcohol & Other Drug Use: SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, & Referral to Treatment)
 June 7, 2022 Michael Kriss, MD The Skinny on NAFLD: Moving beyond diagnosis and toward actionable interventions for your patients
 June 14, 2022 Cancelled 
 June 21, 2022 Mark Earnest, MD, PhD Quarterly Business Meeting
Date Speaker Topic
September 1, 2020 Matthew Moles, MD If it's not a 4, it's a 5
September 8, 2020 Paul Varosy, MD Pacemakers, Implantable Defibrillators, and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices in Older Adults
September 15, 2020 Mark Earnest, MD, PhD Town Hall
October 6, 2020 Christopher Schneck, MD Bipolar Disorder in Primary Care--What Providers Need to Know
October 13, 2020 Michelle Nikels, MD; Gaby Frank, MD; Greg Misky, MD Clinical Excellence
October 20, 2020 Elizabeth Gillespie, MD Climate change and the impact on medical practice
November, 3 2020 Rita Lee, MD Bending the arc toward justice: Our role in the quest for health equity
November 10, 2020 Wag Schorr-Ratzlaff, MD Acute altitude illness: A primer for Colorado clinicians
November 17, 2020 Geoffrey Connors, MD Feedback 201: Working with Challenging Learners
December 1, 2020 Mitra Razzaghi, MD Abnormal Uterine Bleeding for Internist
December 8, 2020 Larry Feinberg, MD Lots to learn and enjoy as a General Internist
December 15, 2020 Mark Earnest, MD, PhD Town Hall
January 5, 2021 Stuart Linas, MD Hypertension 2021: What's New (and Exciting?)
January 12, 2021 Nanette Santoro, MD Key Points About Menopause for the General Internist
January 19, 2021 Matthew Wynia, MD African Americans and American Medicine: confronting a painful legacy
February 2, 2021 Philip Mehler, MD Medical Complications of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia
February 9, 2021 Dan Matlock, MD & Paul Varosy, MD Making Connections:  Provider-Provider Communication in 2021
February 16, 2021 Allison Wolfe, MD Palliative Care Potpourri
March 2, 2021 Stephanie Snell, MS, RD & Kristina Comer, MS, RDNutrition in the Primary Care Setting
March 9, 2021 Mark Earnest, MD, PhD GIM Quarterly Business Meeting 
March 16, 2021 Elena Lebduska, MD & Laura Macke, MD M&M case study
April 6, 2021 John Koeppe, MD Update on ID - Mostly
April 13, 2021 Thida Thant, MD When low mood isn't MDD: Considerations in the evaluation and treatment of depression
April 20, 2021 Barry Martin, MD Clinical Care Guidelines for Adults with Down Syndrome
May 4, 2021 Karen Chacko, MD Using a pregnancy history to guide future care
May 11, 2021 Sarah Faubel, MD A potpourri of acute kidney injury (AKI) pearls for the outpatient setting
May 18, 2021 Kelley Skeff, MD H.B. Brettell Annual Lecture: Triangles and Circles: Joy of Medicine
June 1, 2021 Fernando Holguin, MD Personalizing asthma management
June 8, 2021 Brandon McMahon, MD Myeloproliferative Neoplasms – Identification and Management
June 15, 2021 Mark Earnest, MD, PhD Quarterly Business Meeting
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 Hypoglycemia in Patients Without Diabetes 
February 18, 2020 Cy Fixen, PharmD, BCACP Common Preventable Ambulatory Medication Prescribing Pitfalls
March 3, 2020 Barry Martin, MD Disability Competent Care

March 10, 2020

Margot Kushel, MD Cancelled
March 17, 2020 Mike McDermott, MD The Utility of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
April 7, 2020

Tyler Anstett, DO

Jonathan Pell, MD

Richard Altman, MD

Welcome (Back) to Inpatient Care: what you need to know and where to find it

Non-Hospitalist Onboarding 4.6.2020

April 14, 2020

Amira Del Pino-Jones, MD

Kasey Bowden, MSN

Welcome (Back) to Inpatient Care Part 2: Updates, Recommendations, 
and Resources for Optimizing 
Inpatient Practice

Inpatient Primer 2 Presentation_4_14_FINAL

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 Thida Thant, MD
The COVID-19 Pandemic: Psychological Challenges in Patient Care
May 19, 2020 Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD Ethical Issues in the Response to COVID-19
June 2, 2020 Amiran Baduashvili, MDCOVID-19 - Inpatient Diagnosis, Management, and Transitions in Care
June 9, 2020

Elena Lebduska, MD

Laura Macke, MD

GIM M&M: A Case of Delayed Diagnosis
June 16, 2020 Mark Earnest, MD, PhD, FACP GIM Town Hall


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