Surgery Grand Rounds 2020-2021


September 7, 2020

Labor Day - No Grand Rounds


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 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 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


October 5, 2020

Virtual American College of Surgeons - No Grand Rounds


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 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 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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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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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 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 23, 2020

Thanksgiving Week - No Grand Rounds


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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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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December 14, 2020

Adventures in Health Care Government and Corporate Relations

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


December 21, 2020

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds


December 28, 2020

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds