2020-2021 Grand Rounds Schedule

March 8, 2021


Update on Surgical Education

Mark Nehler, M.D.
Professor, Vascular Surgery and Vice Chair of Education
University of Colorado Hospital


Thoracoscopic Thymectomy for Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis

David Partrick, M.D.
Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado




March 15, 2021
12th Annual H. James Fox Lectureship in Surgery


Controversies in Surgical Thyroidology in 2021: Separating Truth from Fiction

Julie Ann Sosa, M.D., M.A.
Leon Goldman, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Chair, Department of Surgery
University of California - San Francisco, San Francisco, California




March 22, 2021


Recognition and Prevention of Resident Suicide

Allana White, M.D.
Department of Surgery, General Surgery Resident
University of Colorado Hospital


Mesh Update: Synthetic, Biologic, Absorbable, or Hybrid?

Paul Montero, M.D.
Associate Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital




March 29, 2021
15th Annual Marvin Pomerantz Lectureship in Cardiothoracic Surgery


Advancing Multidisciplinary Cancer Patient Care: Early Results from the Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center

Bill Putman, M.D.
Medical Director, Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center
Chair, American Board of Thoracic Surgery




April 5, 2021


Life After Discharge – What Happens to ICU Survivors?

Nicole Werner, M.D., M.S.
Visiting Associate Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center


Patient Centered Outcomes Clinical Trials, Comparison of Drugs vs Antibiotics (CODA) Trial as Case Study

Lisa Ferrigno, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital




April 12, 2021


Health Services Research In Surgery

Kim Simon, M.D.
Associate Professor, Urology
University of Colorado Hospital


DEI

TBA




April 19, 2021


CHCO Report

Duncan Wilcox, M.D., M.B.B.S.
Professor, Urology
Children's Hospital Colorado


The Advantages of Standardization in the Caro of Endocrine Surgery Patients

Maria Albuja-Cruz, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital




April 26, 2021

Academic Global Surgery Program Development, Successes and Challenges

Sudha Jayaraman, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.S.
Director, Center for Global Surgery
Director of Research, Center for Medical Innovation
Professor, Acute Care Surgery
University of Utah School of Medicine




May 3, 2021


Advancements in Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support as a Bridge to Heart Transplantation

Matthew Stone, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


Posterior Urethral Stenosis (PUS) after Prostate Cancer Therapy Evaluation and Management

Brian Flynn, M.D.
Professor, Urology
University of Colorado Hospital




May 10, 2021


Decreasing Disparity with Split Liver Transplantation

James Pomposelli, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Transplant Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


Computer Assisted Planning in Craniofacial Surgery

Brooke French, M.D.
Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado




May 17, 2021
Research Showcase Lectureship


TBA

Benjamin Brooke, M.D.




May 24, 2021
Research Showcase


TBA

TBA




May 31, 2021

Memorial Day - No Grand Rounds




March 1, 2021


Attending to Resident Feedback: Strategies to Maximize Resident Performance and Education

John Moore, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center


Are You Smoking in the OR?

Camille Stewart, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology
University of Colorado Hospital




February 22, 2021
First Annual Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Lectureship in Surgery


Academic Leadership on the Horizon: It's a Brave New World

Robert S.D. Higgins, M.D., M.S.H.A.
Surgeon-in-Chief, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
William Stewart Halsted Professor of Surgery
Director, Department of Surgery
Director, Cardiovascular Residency Program
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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February 15, 2021

President's Day - No Grand Rounds




February 8, 2021

Mitigating Moral Injury for the Surgeon Through Peer Support

Sunil K. Geevarghese, M.D., M.S.C.I.
Vice Chair for Education, Section of Surgical Sciences
Medical Director, Transplant Perioperative Services
Associate Professor of Surgery, Radiology and Radiological Sciences
Vanderbilt University

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February 1, 2021
39th Annual Henry Swan Visiting Professorship in Surgery


In Pursuit of the Optimal Treatment for Rectal Cancer

Julio Garcia-Aguilar, M.D., Ph.D.
Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology
Chief, Colorectal Service, Department of Surgery
Director, Colorectal Cancer Research Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

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January 25, 2021


Automated Surveillance of Postoperative Infections (ASPIN)

Kathryn Colborn, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
&
Robert Meguid, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

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Perioperative Antithrombotic Management

Angela Selzer, M.D.
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
University of Colorado Hospital

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January 18, 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Grand Rounds




January 11, 2021


Addressing Health Equity Through Health Services Research and Wrap-around Program Models

Catherine Velopulos, M.D., M.H.S.
Associate Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

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The Evolution of Transcarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) with Flow Reversal

Rafael Malgor, M.D.
Associate Professor, Vascular Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

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January 4, 2021

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds




December 28, 2020

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds




December 21, 2020

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds




December 14, 2020


Adventures in Health Care Government and Corporate Relations

Jeff Thompson, M.P.A.
Vice President, Government and Corporate Relations
UCHealth




December 7, 2020


Robotics in Hernia Surgery: An Expensive Gimmick or the Wave of the Future?

Krysztof Wikiel, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center

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Resilience and Positive Psychology Coaching in Surgical Trainees

Nicole Christian, M.D., M.S.C.S.
Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology
University of Colorado Hospital

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November 30, 2020


Surgical Quality Update

Ethan Cumbler, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.H.M.
Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Medical Staff Officer, University of Colorado Hospital-Past President
Quality Director, University of Colorado Department of Surgery
Medical Director, UCH Acute Care for Elderly Medical Unit
Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine and Department of Surgery
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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The Impact of Living Liver Donation on the Pediatric Waiting List

Michael Wachs, M.D.
Professor, Transplant Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

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November 23, 2020

Thanksgiving Week - No Grand Rounds




November 16, 2020
John R. Lilly Memorial Lectureship in Surgery


The Joy of Discovery‚Äč

Diana Farmer, M.D., F.R.C.S 
Pearl Stamps Stewart Professor and Chair
Chair, Department of Surgery, UC Davis School of Medicine
Surgeon-In-Chief, UC Davis Children’s Hospital
Co-Director, Surgical Bioengineering Lab
Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Shriner’s Hospitals Northern California

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November 9, 2020


The Evolving Role of Endovascular Techniques in Vascular Emergencies

Melanie Hoehn, M.D.
Associate Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center

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Acute Cholecystitis 2020

Robert McIntyre Jr., M.D.
Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

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November 2, 2020


Inclusive Interviewing: Managing Implicit Bias

Brian Shimamoto, M.A.
Department of Surgery, Organizational and Employee Development Manager
University of Colorado School of Medicine

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October 26, 2020


Optimizing Renal Outcomes After Cardiac Surgery – Why Should This Matter?

Muhammad Aftab, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

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Surgical Management of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)

Christopher Scott, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

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October 19, 2020


Advanced Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Congenital Heart Disease

Max Mitchell, M.D.
Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

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Shock Index-Pediatric Age Adjusted (SIPA): A New Tool to Help In the Evaluation of the Injured Child

Shannon Acker, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

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October 12, 2020


The Opioid Crisis: Its Interface with (Plastic) Surgery

Aaron Mason, M.D.
Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

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Lessons Learned Serving the Ethnic/Racial Minorities and the Vulnerable Underserved Patients

Fernando Kim, M.D., M.B.A.
Professor, Urology
Denver Health Medical Center

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October 5, 2020

Virtual American College of Surgeons - No Grand Rounds




September 28, 2020


Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration in Emergency General Surgery

Alexander Morton, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center



Burn Scar Rehabilitation

Patrick Duffy, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital




September 21, 2020


Ethical Issues in Surgical Practice

Whitney Jenson, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

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What’s Culture Got To Do With It? Exploring the Intersection of Diversity and Medicine

Brian Shimamoto, M.A.
Department of Surgery, Organizational and Employee Development Manager
University of Colorado School of Medicine

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September 14, 2020
John H. and Cynthia H. Schultz 13th Annual Lectureship in Surgery


Optimizing Patients’ Health Before Surgery: Lessons from ACS Strong for Surgery and Rethinking Clinical Care Models during the Pandemic

Thomas K. Varghese Jr., M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S.
Executive Medical Director - Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah
Chief Value Officer - Huntsman Cancer Institute
Chief, Section of General Thoracic Surgery
Program Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program
University of Utah


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September 7, 2020

Labor Day - No Grand Rounds