Surgery Grand Rounds 2019-2020

September 2, 2019

Labor Day - No Grand Rounds


September 9, 2019

Hepatic Response in Acute Remote Injury

Juan Idrovo, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

What Matters to Patients? Integrating the Patient Experience in Breast Surgical Oncology Care​

Sarah Tevis, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology
University of Colorado Hospital


September 16, 2019

John H. and Cynthia H. Schultz 12th Annual Lectureship in Surgery

Ethical Duties & Qualifications of a Surgeon​

Alberto R. Ferreres, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of General Surgery
University of Buenos Aires


September 23, 2019

Lung Cancer and the Concept of Oligometastatic Disease

John Mitchell, M.D.
Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Towards the Real Precision Medicine: Machine Learning Analytics for Trauma​

Mitchell Cohen, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center


September 30, 2019

Branched & Fenestrated Endovascular Aortic Repair: A Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Aortic Disease

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

Using Technology Outside the OR to Help Surgeons​

Kyle Rove, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Urology
Children's Hospital Colorado


October 7, 2019

15th Annual Alan R. Hopeman Lectureship in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialization in Coronary Revascularization

Jennifer S. Lawton, M.D.
Richard Bennett Darnall Professor of Surgery​ & Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine​​ 

Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident Debate: Total Arterial Grafting for CABG is Over-Rated

Pro: Andy Mesher, M.D. - Chief Resident Thoracic Surgery
Con: Chris Holley, M.D. - Chief Resident Thoracic Surgery​


October 14, 2019

Cutaneous Fibrosis and Keloids

Tae Chong, M.D.
Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Thinking Like a Surgeon: Is There a Role for Intuition in Surgical Decision-Making?​

John Bealer, M.D.
Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado


October 21, 2019

COMBAT Center Visiting Professor

Ever Adapting the Warfighter: Future Battlefield Implications for Combat Casualty Care

Col. Michael Davis, M.D.
Director, Combat Casualty Care Research Program


October 28, 2019

American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting - No Grand Rounds


November 4, 2019

Surgical Oncology Visiting Professor

What Can We Do for Patients with Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma?​

Sohei Satoi, M.D.
Professor, Pancreatobiliary Surgery
Kansai Medical University


November 11, 2019

Percutaneous Transhepatic Endoscopic Treatment of Biliary Stones & Strictures

Thomas Pshak, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Transplant Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

General Surgery-Are We Giving Up the Farm to the Specialists?​

Chris Cribari, M.D.
Associate Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
Medical Center of the Rockies


November 18, 2019

John R. Lilly Memorial Lectureship in Surgery

Surgical Management of Debilitating Pancreatitis in Children: What Have We Learned?​

Jaimie D. Nathan, M.D.
Surgical Director, Pancreas Care Center
Surgical Director, Kidney and Intenstinal Transplant Programs
Associate Surgical Director, Liver Transplant Program
Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati


November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving Week - No Grand Rounds


December 2, 2019

Regionalization vs Centralization of Care in Pediatric Surgery

Stig Somme, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

Geometry of Wound Epitheliazation​

Michael Gordon, M.D.
Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


December 9, 2019

Professional Excellence​

Jeffrey Druck, M.D.
Director, Office of Professional Excellence
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

Abigail Lara, M.D.
Director, Office of Professional Excellence
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus​


December 16, 2019

From Concept to Treatment of Choice: Lessons from a Journey​

Gregory Stiegmann, M.D.
Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


December 23, 2019

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds


December 30, 2019

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds

January 6, 2020

Current Concepts in Management of Pancreatic Cancer

Christopher L. Wolfgang, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery, Pathology, and Oncology
Chief, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland


January 13, 2020

Big Data and Carotid Artery Disease

Devin Zarkowsky, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Vascular Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

5 Guerdons from the Melanoma Experiment

Martin McCarter, M.D.
Professor, Surgical Oncology
University of Colorado Hospital


January 20, 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Grand Rounds


January 27, 2020

Pelvic Trauma

Clay Burlew, M.D.
Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center

There's No Place Like Home: A Journey From Infection Control to ERAS

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


February 3, 2020

Building Organs

Joseph P. Vacanti, M.D.
John Homans Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
President, American Pediatric Surgical Association


February 10, 2020

How to Break Bad News

Michael Weyant, M.D.
Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Hepatoblastoma: How Much Do We Really Know?

Jonathan Roach, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado


February 17, 2020

President's Day - No Grand Rounds


February 24, 2020

38th Annual Henry Swan Visiting Professorship in Surgery

Can We Turn Pancreas Cancer From a Death Sentence to a Treatable Disease: Clues from the Tumor Microenvironment​

David C. Linehan, M.D.
Chair, Department Surgery
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York


March 2, 2020

ERAS & the Standardization of Perioperative Care

Robert H. Thiele, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Biomedical Engineering
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia


March 9, 2020

Transcatheter Valve Therapy: The Exciting Present & Future of Cardiac Surgery

Joseph Cleveland, M.D.
Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Altruism in Transplantation

Kendra Conzen, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Transplant Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


March 16, 2020

CANCELLED Campus Closure: Transformation of Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference into a Systematic Case Review

Jennifer Bruny, M.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

CANCELLED Campus Closure: Management of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

John Eun, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Vascular Surgery
Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center


March 23, 2020

CANCELLED Campus Closure: 12th Annual H. James Fox Lectureship in Surgery

CANCELLED Campus Closure: The Rise of Thyroid Cancer and Its Evolving Surgical Management: Is Less Indeed More?

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


April 6, 2020

Endoluminal Wound Vacuum for GI Perforation & Leaks

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

Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Janet Kukreja, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Urology
University of Colorado Hospital


April 13, 2020

Implementing Personalized Medicine in the Academic Medical Setting: The Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Experience

Kathleen Barnes, Ph.D.
Director, Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Colorado COVID-19 Modeling and Biostatistics Resources in the Department of Surgery

Kathryn Colborn, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado School of Medicine


April 20, 2020

Transformation of Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference into a Systematic Case Review

Jennifer Bruny, M.D.
Associate Professor, Surgical Oncology 
Children's Hospital Colorado

Management of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

John Eun, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Vascular Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital, Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center


April 27, 2020

Antibiotics for Diverticulitis

John Vogel, M.D.
Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Marijuana and Drugs of Abuse: Impact on Clinical Outcomes in Burn Injury

Anne Wagner, M.D.
Associate Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


May 4, 2020

Research Showcase: Basic Science Research Presentations The top 5 submitted abstracts in basic and translational science will be presented

Robert Meguid, M.D.
Associate Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


May 11, 2020

Being a Physician: The Top 10Things You Wish You Had Known

Scott A. Humphreys, M.D.
Medical Director, Colorado Physician Health Program


May 18, 2020

Research Showcase: Basic Science Research Presentations The top 5 submitted abstracts in clinical and health services science will be presented

Robert Meguid, M.D.
Associate Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


May 25, 2020

Memorial Day - No Grand Rounds