Goals and Objectives

The Department of Medicine Grand Rounds lectures are intended for faculty, residents, students and other interested helathcare providers as an update and review of the field of medicine. Attendees should be able to update their knowledge base in a broad range of medical topics and identify areas of further study.

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Submissions from 2018

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Docs and Glocks: Firearms in America, Douglas M. DeLong, MD, FACP

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Inequalities in Health Care and Outcomes: What can be done to fix the problem?, LeRoi S. Hicks MD, MPH, FACP

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The Philadelphia Medical Examiner's Office, Roy Hoffman MD, MPH

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The Role of Providers in the National Opiod Epidemic: The Medicine Forum Grand Rounds, Abigail Kay, MD; Meghan Morley; Rachel Nash, MD; Kate Siddiqi; Brooke Worster, MD; and Jillian Zavodnick, MD

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Individualized Care Plans for Patients with High Utilization of Inpatient Health Care, Joanna Kipnes MD, MS

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Role of Physicians Under Healthcare Payment and Delivery Reforms, Amir Qaseem MD, PhD, MHA, FACP

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The Role of Palliative Care and Hospice in Advanced CHF, Dina R. Yazmajian

Submissions from 2017

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Group Thinking and the Roots of Collective Evil Implications for Health Care, Salvatore Mangione, MD

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Tales from the wards: stalking blood diseases as a pediatric physician scientist (Allan J. Erslev Lecture), Mitchell Weiss, MD/PhD

Submissions from 2015

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Readmissions: Setting the Stage for Patients, Providers and Partners, Susan Coutinho McAllister, MD

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Bitter taste receptors: novel therapeutic targets for asthma, Deepak A. Deshpande, PhD

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Cardiac Sarcoidosis: Latest Recommendations, Kevin Patrick Kane, MD

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Chronic Pulmonary Sarcoidosis, Karen Patterson, MD

Submissions from 2014

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It’s Okay, We Still Like You, Michael Baram, MD

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New Payment Models: What’s driving them, and what do they mean for what it takes to be a good doctor?, Richard Baron, MD

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Changing Patterns of Aeroallergens and Pollens Around the World: Implications for Clinical Practice, John R. Cohn, MD

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Nerves, Eosinophils, and Viruses in Asthma and Dermatitis:Taking Credit for Home Runs Hit by Other People, David B. Jacoby, MD

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The MUC5B Promoter Variant and Autoimmune Associated Interstitial Lung Disease, Cheilonda Johnson, MD, MHS

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Update on the Ebola Threat, Part 2, Gregory C. Kane, MD

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Lung Cancer – diagnostics and surgical evaluation, Rohit Kumar, MD

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E-Cigarettes in Context of Smoking Cessation, Frank Thomas Leone, MD, MS, FCCP, FACP

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Airway Smooth Muscle: A New Target in the Treatment of Irreversible Airflow Obstruction in Asthma?, Reynold A. Panettieri, Jr., M.D

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: What can we do?, Namrata Patel, MD

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Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodule, Tuhina Raman, MD

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Pulmonary Hypertension Program Accreditation: It's Here and It's Staying for Dinner, Michael L. Scharf, MD

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Hospital Sleep Medicine: can the elephant dance?, Sunil Sharma, MD

Submissions from 2013

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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Vanjul Agarwal, MD

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Incredible India!, Roselle Almeida, MD

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Is acute respiratory distress syndrome preventable?, Bharat Awsare, MD

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Shining the light on intensivists at night: Who is sleeping anyway?, Rita Bakhru, MD

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The Changing Face of Small Cell Lung Cancer, Barbara Campling, M.D., FRCPC

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The Patient with Suspected Occupational Asthma: What to do Next, John Robert Cohn, MD

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Translating the Mysteries of Pulmonary Pre-Malignancy, Steven M. Dubinett, MD

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis in 2013-Update on approach to diagnosis and treatment, Kevin R. Flaherty, MD, MS

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Diagnosis and Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions, Erik Folch, MD, MSc

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Cultural, Economic and Systems Performance Aspects of Mortality, Jonathan Eli Gottlieb, MD

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Metabolic Consequences of Sleep Deprivation, Ritu Grewal, MD

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mTOR Regulates Macrophage Differentiation and Function, Robert Hallowell, MD

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Metabolic Monitoring in Adipose Tissue and Potential Applications to Studies of Sleep Disordered Breathing, Robert Hickner, PhD

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Strategies for Targeting TGF-b signaling for cancer and fibrosis, Venkateshwar G. Keshamouni, PhD

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Lung Cancer: Diagnosis and Staging, Rohit Kumar, MD

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The role of T cell costimulation molecules in progressive idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), Stephenie Takahashi Manns, MD

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Nonpharmacologic Therapies for the Treatment of Asthma, Jessica Freyer Most, MD

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The Decision Counseling Program© and Shared Decision Making, Ronald E. Myers, PhD, DSW

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Do we really know what anyone wants? Advance directives, surrogates and beyond, David Oxman, MD

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ICU Delirium: What's the Confusion?, Shruti Bhupendra Patel, MD

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease: “A 25 Year Progression", Stuart Fun Quan, MD

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Surrogate End-Points in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Ricardo Restrepo, MD

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Approach to Cutaneous Eruptions in the Critically Ill Patient, Joya Sahu, MD

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Pre-Operative Risk Stratification for Non-Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Michael Scharf

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Fifty Shades of Sleep Disordered Breathing: Cardio-Pulmonary Implications of SDB, Sunil Sharma, MD

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Current and Future Therapies for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Terrence Trow, MD, FACP, FCCP

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End of Life Decision-Making in the ICU (Part 2): Strategies for Effective Communication, Urvashi Vaid, MD, MS

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New Paradigms in Diagnosis and Treatment of Shock, Maxwell Weinmann, MD

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Allergy in Adult Asthma: What the Pulmonologist Should Know, Randy Young, MD

Submissions from 2012

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Pulmonary Function Tests: Separating the Facts from the Hot Air, Andrea G. Adams

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Industrial Hygiene and Response to Exposures to Highly Hazardous Materials, James L. Aker, BS, MS

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Curing Mesothelioma: The Long Winding Road, Steven Mark Albelda, MD

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Ventilator Associated Pneumonia: A Review and Update for the Intensivist, Bharat K. Awsare, M.D., FCCP

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I'm not Dead Yet!, Michael Baram, MD

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Components of and Concerns for Anesthesia, Richard Berman, MD

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Translational Studies of Acute Lung Injury, Jason D. Christie, MD, MSCE

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Tracheal Stenosis: Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment, Scott W. Cowan, MD

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Advances in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Nathaniel R. Evans III, M.D.

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Bronchiolitis Obliterans after Lung Transplantation: Are we making progress?, Reda Ebeid Girgis, M.B., B.Ch.

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Sleep Issues in Women, Ritu G. Grewal, MD

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Enhanced Allergic Airway Hyperresponsiveness in a Mouse Model of Social Stress, Angela Haczku, MD, PhD

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Obesity and Asthma: From association, to phenotype, to potential mechanisms, Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH

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Genetics-Understanding the Basis of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Ricardo Restrepo Jaramillo, MD

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Highlights from World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders North America Conference 2012, Mani Kavuru

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The Collapsed Lung, Rohit Kumar, MD

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High-Altitude Illness, Salvatore Mangione, MD

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Role of the Endothelial-Mesenchymal Transdifferentiation in Pulmonary Fibrosis and Related Fibrotic Processes, Fabian A. Mendoza, MD

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Chronic Beryllium Disease-disease severity and treatment, Milton Rossman

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Approach to Cutaneous Eruptions in the Critically Ill Patient, Joya Sahu, MD

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Scleroderma: Disease Spectrum and It's Complications, Nora Sandorfi, MD

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Getting the Most Out of Your Pulmonary Artery Catheter: Five Management-Altering Interventions, Michael L. Scharf, MD

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The Pediatric Origins of Adult Lung Disease- A Developmental View, Daniel V. Schidlow, MD

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Managing the Interface of Sedation, Weakness and ICU Rehabilitation, William Schweickert, MD

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Leaving Neverland: Cystic Fibrosis in Adults, William Patrick Sexauer, MD

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation, William P. Sexauer

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: OSA in Hospitalized Patients, Sunil Sharma, MD, D'ABSM

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Does Monitoring Physician Work have Unintended Consequences?, Ross Summer

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Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP): A Disease of Mice and Men, Mary Jane Thomassen, PhD

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Limiting Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury after Cardiac Arrest, Stephen Trzeciak, MD, MPH

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Lung Allocation Score (LAS) Dynamics and Survival after lung Transplantation, Wayne M. Tsuang, MD

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Perioperative Complications: It's Time to Act Now!, Tajender S. Vasu, MD, MS

Submissions from 2011

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Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension: What is Expected? What is Out of Proportion?, Shoaib Alam, MD, M.Sc.

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Convex Probe Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Francisco Aécio Almeida, M.D., M.S.

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Back to the Future: Open Lung Concept of Mechanical Ventilation in ARDS, Bharat K. Awsare, M.D., FCCP

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Advanced Non Small Cell Lung Cancer, Rita S. Axelrod, MD

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Smoking and Lung Cancer: A Peculiar Association, Barbara Campling, M.D., FRCPC

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Know Thy Enemy: Interstitial Lung Disease in Scleroderma, Elisabeth M. Carr, M.D.

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ECMO-State of the Art, Nicholas C. Cavarorocchi, MD

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Allergy Diagnosis and Treatment 2012, John R. Cohn, MD

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Lung Volume Reduction in Advanced Emphysema: Who, Why, and How?, Gerard J. Criner, MD

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Pulmonary Thromboembolism Review and Prevention 2011-An Introduction for the Fellows, Gregory C. Kane, MD

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Sarcoidosis: Treatment Update, Mani S. Kavuru

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Work-Related Asthma Syndrome (WRA= OA + WEA), Mani S. Kavuru, M.D

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Sarcoidosis: What's New for an Old Disease?, Mani S. Kavuru, MD