Mini-Med I | Mini-Med II

Mini-Med I

Spring 2011 Session: March 22 – May 17

Time: Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m.

March 22

Guts, Bugs and Genes:
Updates in Gastroenterology
Nicholas O. Davidson, MD, DSc
Professor of Medicine and Developmental Biology 
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology

Not Just a Mole:  Melanoma, with patient presentation
Milan J. Anadkat, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Dermatology

March 29

The Heart Under Attack:  A Revolution in Diagnosis and Treatment
Richard G. Bach, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Disease 
Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Medical and Surgical Ethics:  Tough Issues
Ira J. Kodner, MD
Solon and Bettie Gershman Professor of Surgery Division of General Surgery 
Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery

April 5

Neuroprosthetic Brain Implants:  The Emerging World of Brain Computer Interfaces
Eric C. Leuthardt, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology

Detecting and Treating Diabetes:  The Silent Disease
Janet B. McGill, MD
Professor of Medicine 
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid
Director, Diabetes Clinical Training Program

April 12

Advances in Restoring Children’s Eyesight: From Crossed Eyes to Cancer
R. Lawrence Tychsen, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in
  Pediatrics, Anatomy and Neurobiology
  Ophthalmologist-in-Chief, St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Clubfoot and Scoliosis:  How One Orthopaedic Surgeon is Changing the World
Matthew B. Dobbs, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

April 19 – No Class (in observance of Passover)

April 26 (7-9:30pm)

High-Tech Minimally Invasive Surgery
L. Michael Brunt, MD
Professor of Surgery
Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

May 3

Am I Losing My Memory? A Primer on Alzheimer’s Disease
John C. Morris, MD
Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman
  Distinguished Professor of Neurology 
Director, Center for Aging

Emergency Medicine: The Real “ER”
Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine 
  in Medicine 
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

May 10

Genes That Don’t Fit:  Polycystic Kidney Disease
Steven C. N. Cheng, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Renal Diseases

When the Aorta Tears:  Aortic Dissection
Alan C. Braverman, MD
Alumni Endowed Professor of Cardiovascular Disease 
  in Medicine
Director, Marfan Syndrome Clinic
Chief-of-Service, Inpatient Cardiology Firm

May 17

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis:  From Abnormal Labs to Liver Transplant, with patient presentation
Jeffrey S. Crippin, MD
Professor of Medicine
Marilyn E. Bornefeld Chair in Gastrointestinal Research
  and Treatment
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation

Graduation and Reception

Mini-Med II

Spring 2011 Session: March 24 – May 12th

March 24

Myths and Realities of Psychiatry:
Depression – Diagnosis and Treatment
Charles F. Zorumski, MD
Samuel B. Guze Professor of Psychiatry
Head, Department of Psychiatry

Psychiatric Drugs

Eugene H. Rubin, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Vice Chairman for Education, Department of

March 31

Obstetric Emergencies
George A. Macones, MD, MSCE
Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Chair
  Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Human Hardware: 

Hip & Knee Replacement
Ryan M. Nunley, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Joint Preservation and Replacement

April 7

Breast Cancer:  Cut Your Risk in Half
Graham A. Colditz, MD, MPH
Niess-Gain Professor of Surgery
Deputy Director, Institute of Public Health

Breast Cancer:  Diagnosis and Treatment,

  with patient presentation
Michael J. Naughton, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology

April 13 & 14

(Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Adult CPR Certification and Physical Examination and Anatomy Lab
Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine 
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

*Taught in conjunction with Washington University School of Medicine medical students and Department of Medicine faculty and residents.
Note:  These sessions meet from 6:30-9:30 p.m.  Both topics will be offered each night.  Students will complete one of the topics on Wednesday and the other on Thursday.

April 21

Grey Anatomy:  Medical Imaging 
and Radiation
Sanjeev Bhalla, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Chief, Thoracic Imaging
Co-Chief, Body Computed Tomography

Advances in Urology from Male Impotence to Prostate Cancer

Arnold D. Bullock, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Urologic Surgery

April 28

Physical Therapy: Optimizing Movement Through the Ages    
Susan S. Deusinger, PhD, MA
Professor of Physical Therapy and Neurology
Executive Director, Program in Physical Therapy

Jennifer S. Stith, PhD, MS
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy & Neurology
Division Director for Education in Physical Therapy

PT Lab: Screening For and Improving Common Posture and Movement Faults

Taught by Physical Therapy faculty and doctoral students.

May 5

Dining In With a Trillion Friends:  Exploring Our Microbial Side
Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD
Dr. Robert  J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Immunology
Director, Center for Genome Sciences

Demystifying Anesthesia

James J. Fehr, III, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

May 12

Behind the Bandages: Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
Keith E. Brandt, MD
William G. Hamm Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Graduation and Reception