2023-2024 Grand Rounds Schedule




April 15, 2024

Alumni Research Visiting Professor

Leveraging Our Surgical Practice to Develop Translational Science

R. Taylor Ripley, MD
Tenured Associate Professor Surgery
Division of Thoracic Surgery
Director of Clinical Trials, Michael D. DeBakey Research Office
Director of General Thoracic Surgery Research
Director of Mesothelioma Treatment Center
David J. Sugarbaker Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine

Location:  University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

April 22, 2024

Eighteenth Annual Marvin Pomerantz Lectureship in Cardiothoracic Surgery

The Lung Cancer Revolution

Jessica Donington, MD, MSCR
Professor & Chief, Section of Thoracic Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Chicago

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

April 29, 2024

Microvascular Breast and Lymphatic Reconstruction

Julian Winocour, MD, FACS
Visiting Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Taking Action Against Burnout

Liselotte Dyrbye, MD, MHPE
Professor, Medicine-Internal Medicine
Senior Associate Dean of Faculty and Chief Well-being Officer
Department of Community and Behavioral Health
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

May 6, 2024

Sixth Annual Sarah Van Duzer and Ernest E. Moore Trauma Lectureship

The Regenerative Potential of Blood and Stem Cells in Trauma and Critical Care Medicine

Shibani Pati, MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Lab Medicine and Surgery
Director, Center for Translational Research in Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapies
University of California, San Francisco

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

May 13, 2024

The Humanity in Surgery and End of Life Discussions

Eden Nohra, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Searching for Equipoise with Healthcare Provider Report Cards

Jesse Schold, PhD
Visiting Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Location:  University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

May 20, 2024

Eleventh Annual Department of Surgery Research Symposium

Too Much Surgery? Opportunities to Improve Value by Doing Less

Lesly Dossett, MD
Associate Professor & Chief of Surgical Oncology
Maud T. Lane Research Professor for Cancer Quality Improvement
Vice Chair for Faculty Development
Department of Surgery
University of Michigan

Location: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Research 1 North Building
Hensel Phelps East Lecture Hall Auditorium, Room P18-1000

May 27, 2024

Memorial Day - No Conference



April 8, 2024

Joint Surgical Resilience Presentation

Surgeon Performance: The Effects of Call on Sleep, Burnout, and Recovery. Strategies to Be a Better Surgical Performer

Mitchell Cohen, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
Associate Vice Chair of Basic and Translational Research
University of Colorado Hospital

Path to Self-Mastery: The Role of Circadian Rhythm and Resilience

Kristen Holmes, BA, MS
Vice President of Performance Science
WHOOP, Inc.

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

April 1, 2024

The Power of Professional Coaching

Kerri Thurmon, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Urology
UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital

The Unanswered Questions in Pediatric Colorectal Surgery

Andrea Bischoff, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

Location:  University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

March 25, 2024

A Word from the American Board of Surgery

John D. Mitchell, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, General Thoracic Surgery
Courtenay C. and Lucy Patten Davis Endowed Chair in Thoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Embarking on the Surgeon-Scientist Path: Achievements and Insights for Success

Juan-Pablo Idrovo, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery and Critical Care
Division of GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

March 18, 2024

Forty-Second Annual Henry Swan Visiting Professorship in Surgery

The Changing Landscape of Pancreatic Cancer

Cristina Ferrone, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

March 11, 2024

Pushing the Boundaries of Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) Liver Transplantation

Yanik Bababekov, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

The Evolution of Robotic Colorectal Surgery: Hype V.S. Reality

M. Shane McNevin, MD, FASCRS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

March 4, 2024

Fourth Annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lectureship in Surgery

Creating Spaces Where All Belong: The Change Agenda and Center to Advance Racial Equity (CARE)

Julie Ann Freischlag, MD
Chief Executive Officer, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist
Chief Academic Officer & Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Atrium Health
Dean, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

February 26, 2024

Functional Limb Restoration: From Microsurgical Reconstruction to Advanced Amputation Techniques

Mark Greyson, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Co-Director of Targeted Muscle Reinnervation and Extremity Microsurgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Towards Personalized Therapy for Hirschsprung Disease

Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD, MBA
Professor and Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
University of Colorado
Dr. David R. and Kiku Akers Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery
Chair, Department of Pediatric Surgery
Children’s Hospital of Colorado

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

February 19, 2024

President's Day - No Conference


February 12, 2024

Creating Surgical Equity Through Community Engaged Research

Kweku Hazel, MD, BS
Assistant Professor Surgery
Division of GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

State of the Art: Organ Donation After Circulatory Death

Jordan R.H. Hoffman, MPH, MD
Visiting Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

February 5, 2024

Partnering with Patients to Support Sexual Health During Breast Cancer Treatment

Sarah E.A. Tevis, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
University of Colorado Hospital

Reclaiming the Duct: An Update on Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Explorations in the Safety Net Setting

Magdalene Brooke Sanchez, MD, BA
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Associate Director of Surgical Services, General Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

January 29, 2024

Vascular Surgery Visiting Professor

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC), Bundling, and Revaluation in Surgery

Sean Roddy, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Endovascular and Vascular Surgery
Albany Medical Health System

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

January 22, 2024

Joint Department of Surgery and COMBAT Visiting Professor

Saving and Improving Lives on the Battlefield and at Home: Turning Military Medical Gains into Better Healthcare for All

Vikhyat Bebarta, MD, FACEP, FACMT
Professor, Emergency Medicine - Medical Toxicology and Pharmacology
Vice-Chair, Strategy and Growth
Director, University of Colorado Center for COMBAT (Combat Medicine and Battlefield) Research
Director, CU TRIAD Research Colorado (Translational Research, Innovation, Antidote Development)
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Colonel, US Air Force Reserve

Location:  University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium, First Floor Room - 1.771

January 15, 2024

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Conference


January 8, 2024

Third Annual Medical Student Research Symposium

Chronic Critical Illness and Post-Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Syndrome

Vanessa Nomellini, MD, PhD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Research Director, Division of Burn, Trauma, Acute, and Critical Care Surgery
Co-Director, Center for Organogenesis Research and Trauma
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Cente
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Location: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Research 1 North Building
Hensel Phelps West Auditorium, Room P18-1006

January 1, 2024

Holiday Break - No Conference


December 25, 2023

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds


December 18, 2023

The Three Bears: Biliary Atresia, Transplantation and Trauma

Frederick (Fritz) Karrer, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium,  First Floor Room - 1.771

December 11, 2023

Surgical Oncology Lectureship in Surgery

National and International Collaboration in Pancreatic Surgery: Evidence-based Approach

Marc Besselink, MD, MSc, PhD
Professor of Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Surgery
Cancer Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam UMC
Division of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
Academic Medical Center Amsterdam
University of Amsterdam

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium,  First Floor Room - 1.771

December 4, 2023

Sixteenth Annual John H. and Cynthia H. Schultz Lectureship in Surgery

Cultivating an Innovation Ecosystem for the Future of Academic Surgery

Mark S. Cohen, MD, FSSO
Dean, Carle Illinois College of Medicine
Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Carle Health
Professor of Surgery, Biomedical and Translational Sciences, Carle Illinois College of Medicine
Founder Professor of Bioengineering , Grainger College of Engineering
Professor, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium,  First Floor Room - 1.771

November 27, 2023

Robotic Cardiac Surgery at The University of Colorado

Jessica Rove, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center

A Scientific Approach to Happiness

Granville Lloyd, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Urology
Director of Robotic Surgery, VA Hospital
Associate Program Director for Urology
Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Administration Medical Center
Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium,  First Floor Room - 1.771

November 20, 2023

Thanksgiving Break - No Grand Rounds


November 13, 2023

Seventeenth Annual John R. Lilly Memorial Lectureship in Surgery

Next Generation Probiotic Therapy for NEC: Bench to Bedside

Gail Besner, MD
H. William Clatworthy Jr., Professor of Surgery
Chief, Department of Pediatric Surgery
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Location: Children's Hospital Colorado, 13123 E 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045
Mt. Oxford Conference Room, 2nd Floor

November 6, 2023

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Visiting Professor

Indigenous Health

Crystal Lee, PhD, MPH, MLS
Assistant Professor
University of New Mexico

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium,  First Floor Room - 1.771

October 30, 2023

American College of Surgeons Symposium

Patient Selection for Surgical Treatment of Resectable Colorectal Liver Metastases

Raphael L.C. Araujo, MD, PhD
Surgical Oncology and HPB Surgery
Adjunct Professor of Liver Surgery
Universidade Federal de São Paulo - UNIFESP

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium,  First Floor Room - 1.771

October 23, 2023

American College of Surgeons - No Grand Rounds


October 16, 2023

Surgical Treatment of Gastric Cancer: State of the Art and Future Horizons

Benedetto Mungo, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
University of Colorado Hospital

How are You doing and How are We doing?  School of Medicine and ACGME Wellbeing Surveys

Elizabeth David, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director, Faculty Health and Wellbeing
University of Colorado Hospital

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium,  First Floor Room - 1.771

October 9, 2023

Physical Pain and the Surgeon

Max Wohlauer MD, RPVI
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery
Associate Program Director Vascular Surgery Fellowship and Integrated Residency
Medical Director, Surgical Inpatient Units and Vascular Lab
University of Colorado School of Medicine

and

Amanda Skidmore, CPE
Lead Board Certified Ergonomist
ES Squared LLC, Grand Prairie, Texas
Master of Public Health Candidate, Leadership and Public Health Practice
Colorado School of Public Health, Anschutz Medical Campus

Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump for the Treatment of Colorectal Liver Metastasis

Ana Gleisner, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
University of Colorado Hospital

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium,  First Floor Room - 1.771

October 2, 2023

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Visiting Professor

Disability in Surgery and Surgical Education

Cristopher J McCulloh, MD
Associate Director of Clinical Initiatives
Activ Surgical, Inc., 
Boston, Massachusetts

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium,  First Floor Room - 1.771

September 25, 2023

Eighteenth Annual Alan R. Hopeman Lectureship in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Mastering Surgery

Joanna Chikwe, MD, FRCS
Professor of Cardiac Surgery
The Irina and George Schaeffer Distinguished Chair in Cardiac Surgery
Chairman, Department of Cardiac Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Profesor of Clinical Surgery
David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California 
Editor-in-Chief, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery

 

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium,  First Floor Room - 1.771

September 18, 2023

Preprocedure Services Update: Anticoagulation, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Testing, Allergy Delabelling and More!

Angela Selzer, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Colorado Hospital

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium,  First Floor Room - 1.771

September 11, 2023

Entrustable Professional Activities: Why, What, How, and So What?

Kshama Jaiswal, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology
University of Colorado Hospital
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency
GME Director of Wellbeing
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center Auditorium,  First Floor Room - 1.771

September 4, 2023

Labor Day – No Grand Rounds


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