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


January 4, 2021

Holiday Break - 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 18, 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Grand Rounds


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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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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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 15, 2021

President's Day - No Grand Rounds


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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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

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Are You Smoking in the OR?

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

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March 8, 2021

Update on Surgical Education

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

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Thoracoscopic Thymectomy for Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis

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

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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., F.A.C.S., F.S.S.O., M.A.M.S.E.
Chair, Department of Surgery
Leon Goldman, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Professor, Department of Medicine
Leader, Endocrine Neoplasia Destination Center Program
University of California San Francisco

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March 22, 2021

Recognition and Prevention of Resident Suicide

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

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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 Putnam, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Chief, Thoracic Surgery
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
Medical Director, Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center
Professor of Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

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April 5, 2021

Life After Discharge – What Happens to ICU Survivors?

Nicole Werner, M.D., M.S.
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

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April 12, 2021

Health Services Research In Surgery

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

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Office of Equity 101: Our Role on Campus, Employee Reporting Obligations, and Training Requirements

Karissa Stolen, B.S.
Business Services Coordinator
Office of Equity
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

and

Sara Anderson, M.S.W.
Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Office of Equity
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

 


April 19, 2021

Developing the Center for Children’s Surgery

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

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The Advantages of Standardization in the Care of Endocrine Surgery Patients

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

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April 26, 2021

Academic Global Surgery Program Development: Successes and Challenges

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

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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

Interviews, Informatics, and Implementation: The Paths Less Traveled in Surgical Health Services Research

Benjamin S. Brooke, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
Chief, Section of Health Services Research
Director, Utah Intervention Quality & Implementation Research (U-INQUIRE) Group
Co-Director, University of Utah-IHC Surgical Resident Research Fellowship
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Utah Hospital


May 24, 2021

Research Showcase

Clinical and Health Services & Basic and Translational
Sciences Research Presentations

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


May 31, 2021

Memorial Day - No Grand Rounds