General Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

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


Printable GIM Grand Rounds schedule 2020-2021

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


Coming soon!

August 1,


 Elena Lebduska, MD41 M with Paresthesiasin His Feet 
August 8, 2017Katherine Green, MD MSBeyond UPPP: Advancements in alternatives to CPAP therapy for obstructive sleep apnea
August 15, 2017Karen Wyatt, MDMeeting the Needs of Baby Boomers at the End of Life 
September 5, 2017Mollie Jacobs, MDContraceptive use in medically complex patients

September 12, 2017

Lisa Simpson MB, BCh, MPH, FAAPDoes Evidence Matter? Reflections on Improving Health Care 
September 19, 2017David Tanaka, MD GERD in 2017
October 3, 2017Mark Earnest and Hillary ChrastilState of The Division 
October 10, 2017Matt Moles, MDA Practical Approach to Chest Pain 
October 17, 2017Cristina Cabrera-Muffly, MD Diagnosis and Management of Common Outpatient Otolaryngology Complaints 
November 7, 2017Stephen Malkoski, MD Lung Cancer Screening 
November 14, 2017Ed Murphy, MD Horses and Zebras in the Wild: Challenges of Caring for the Uninsured
November 21, 2017 Brad Changstrom, MD Diagnosis and management of concussion 
December 5, 2017Jennifer Stichman, MD RA in primary care: challenges in diagnosis  & common medication questions 
December 12, 2017Patricia Gabow, MD Can the American Healthcare System Deliver Health?
December 19, 2017 Mark Earnest and Hillary Chrastil GIM Quarterly Business Meeting 
January 2, 2018Michael Taravella, MD Common Eye Complaints in the Clinic 
January 9, 2018 David Williams, MD “I learn best this way!” Utilizing Team Based Learning for Internal Medicine Residents 
January 16, 2018Robert Feinstein, MD The Doctor, The Hateful Patient & The Movies - Management of Personality Disorders in a Primary Care Setting
February 6, 2018 Amy Huebschmann, MD Are your patient counseling strategies evidence-based? Overview of effective and ineffective lifestyle counseling strategies for patients with type 2 diabetes 
February 13, 2018Kristin "Erica" Rapp, MD; Dan Nguyen, MD; Thida Thant, MD Finding patience with "hateful patients"  
February 20,2018Pearce Korb, MD It's electric: Outpatient Management of Spells, Seizures and Epilepsy 

March 6,


Mark Earnest and Hillary ChrastilGIM Quarterly Business Meeting 
March 13, 2018 Kevin Rodgers, MD An Update in Management of Stable Ischemic Heart Disease 
March 20, 2018 Stuart Linas, MD Hypertension in the Elderly: A Case-Based Approach

April 3,


Lisa Corbin, MD Update in Alternative and Complementary Medicine

April 10,


Micol Rothman, MD Evidence Based Management of Osteoporosis

April 17,


John Koeppe, MD Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Primary Care

May 1,


Christina Aquilante, PharmD, FCCP Clinical Application of Pharmacogenomics: Are We There Yet?

May 8,


Furman McDonald, MD Professional Self-Regulation, Certification, and MOC: History and Recent Advances 

May 15,


Danielle Loeb, MD The Development and Piloting of Tailored Practice Facilitation: a strategy to optimize the implementation of evidence-based integrated  behavioral health models 

June 5,


Stuart Linas, MD CKD Care: An Evidenced Approach for the Internist 

June 12,


Mark Earnest and Hillary Chrastil GIM Quarterly Business Meeting
August 2, 2016 Mark EarnestState of the Division 
August 9, 2016Marisha Burden Understanding the Patient's Perspective: Research Initiatives in Patient Experience  
August 16, 2016 Brad Changstrom 10 Top Sports Medicine for PCP 
September 6, 2016 Johnathan Gutman A Case Based Approach to Common Issues Encountered in Allogeneic Transplant Patients  
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 
October 4, 2016 Nicole Restauri The Not So Easy Chest Radiograph  
October 11, 2016 Christopher KingMedical Student Education in Internal Medicine: A Curriculum Update 
October 18, 2016 Blair Fennimore Management of IBD for the Internist  

November 1, 2016

Ethan Cumbler The Most Interesting Man in the World 
November 8, 2016 Adam Abraham Part 1 Opioids  
November 15, 2016 Joe Frank Part 2 Opioids  
December 6, 2016 Erik Wallace Gun Violence  
December 13, 2016 John Koeppe Common Outpatient Infections  
December 20, 2016 Brendan Clark Common Outpatient Infections  
January 3, 2017 David Williams Beyond Serotonin  
January 10, 2017 Amanda Wieland Rational Approach to Elevated Liver Tests  
January 17, 2017 Dennis Boyle  
February 7, 2017 Kurt Kroenke Management of Depression and Anxiety in Medical Patients  
February 14, 2017 BJ Miller Palliative Aesthetics  
February 21, 2017 Prateeti Khazanie  
March 7, 2017 Kathryn "Kathy" Hassell Outpatient Management of DVT/PE 
March 14, 2017 Sterling West  PMR & GCA  
March 21, 2017 Matt Wynia Physician-Assisted Dying  
April 4, 2017 Larry Fienberg  Five Instructive Cases  
April 11, 2017 Mel Anderson Update in Medical Literature  
April 18, 2017 Allison Wolfe Palliative Care Pearls  
May 2, 2017 Lily Cervantes  Undocumented Immigrants with End-Stage Renal Disease 
May 9, 2017 Allan Prochaska   The Deliberate Practice of Medicine
May 16, 2017 Alex Reed Motivation Interviewing in Primary Care  
June 6, 2017 Paul Varosy  EKG Interpretation for the Internist  
June 13, 2017 Mary McCord Collaborative Care for Depression 


 August 4, 


Mark Earnest General Internal Medicine Anschutz (Central) Primary Care Enterprise

 August 11, 


Manisha Bhide and Kandace Shepherd   Working with Physician Assistant

 August 18, 


 Ronald Wise  Ophthalmology

 September 1, 


Enrique Alvarez  Update on Multiple Sclerosis

 September 8, 


Kristen de Santo  EBM Point-of-Care Resources in the Health Sciences Library

 September 15, 


Clarence Braddock  Patient-Centeredness as an Organizing Framework for Medical Education

 October 6, 


Drs. David Schwartz and Ralph Gonzales  Caring Wisely: Engaging the Front Lines in Improving Health Care Value

 October 13, 


Dave Tanaka Primary Prevention Update 2015  

 October 20, 


Thomas Meyer  Art in Medicine

 November 3, 


 Steven Bradely  Better Patient Health at Lower Cost: Achieving High-Value Healthcare

 November 10, 


Molly Medakovich   A Closer Look: Visual Arts and the Art of Medicine

 November 17, 


Ethan Cumbler  Leading Change in Clinical Microsystems  

 December 1, 


John Koeppe  Common Outpatient Infections and their Management

 December 8, 


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

 January 5, 


 Kevin Rogers MAD MEDS Buy or Sell Medications Approved in 2015  

 January 12, 


Jason Hoppe Maximizing Your Use of the Colorado Prescription Drug Monitoring Program  

 January 19, 


Jessica Kendrick  Managing Chronic Kidney Disease Managing 

 February 2, 


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

 February 9, 


 Kevin Rogers PAD dx and Management 

 February 16, 


 Read Pierce Burnout and Resilience 

 March 1, 


 Arleen F. Brown Reducing Healthcare Disparities and Promoting Health Equity in Clinical Practice 

 March 8, 


Todd M Bull  The Center for Lungs and Breathing 

 March 15, 


 Michael McDermott Hyperthyroidism

 April 5, 


 Annie Moore Resiliency 2.0

 April 12,


 Darlene Tad-y Learner Assessment 

 April 19, 


 Dennis Boyle  Liability in Internal Medicine

 May 3, 


 Paul Menard-Katcher  Common Esophageal Disorders

 May 10, 


Karen Wyatt   Tools for Talking with Patients About the End-of-Life

 May 17,


Vitoria Seligman    Healthcare in Cambodia: Case Study of Capacity building

June 7, 


Shabnam Showell  Shoulder Exam 

 June 14, 


 Shabnam Showell Knee Exam 

 June 21, 


 Robert Carson Management of Chronic Wounds